Optimism

Quotes about optimism have a way of permeating a person's outlook and attitude. When you read optimism quotes, you give yourself permission to look on the positive side of life. An inspiring optimism quote can turn around a negative view and reorient you toward a brighter, more hopeful future.

There is nothing better in life than being a late bloomer. Success can happen at any time and at any age. You can have a spiritual awakening and discover a new side of yourself. And best of all, love can happen at any age.

Salma Hayek

There’s always going to be bad stuff out there. But here’s the amazing thing: Light trumps darkness, every time. You can stick a candle into the dark, but you can’t stick the dark into the light.

author Jodi Picoult

Worry is like praying for what you don’t want.

Guideposts reader Sharon Christian; Mechanicsville, Virginia

Never underestimate the power of tomorrow.

Hope Springs, inspired by Jeremiah 29:11. More "Hopeisms" at htt

If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it.

from the Optimistic Ink Facebook page

I've never written a song that's hopeless. I'm not a hopeless person. I'm crazily optimistic. I crazily see the good in people.

singer Michael Stipe of R.E.M.

We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean.  But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.

Ruma Bose and Lou Faust

Focusing on the tiniest details, finding magic in even the smallest inspirations, embracing the briefest moments—that's where passion is.

Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval

Focusing on the tiniest details, finding magic in even the smallest inspirations, embracing the briefest moments—that's where passion is.

Authors Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval

In facing the unknown, hope is as reasonable as despair.

LaVonne Unglesbee

My own longevity emits from a love affair with life. I believe the way to get out of bed is with a leap and to hold the conviction that each day is going to be the greatest day of my life.

Sidney Harman

You will because you can.

John Richard Williams