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.

I look at a woman and I don’t see what’s wrong with her. I see what’s right.

Bobbi Brown

Be pleasant until 10 o’clock in the morning, and the rest of the day will take care of itself.

Elbert Hubbard

The average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half-inch eraser—in case you thought optimism was dead.

Robert Brault

Optimists choose action over inertia.

Loretta LaRoche

The pessimist looks for the difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist looks for the opportunity in every difficulty.

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Extraordinary people visualize not what is possible or probable, but rather what is impossible. By visualizing the impossible, they begin to see it as possible.

Ann Roulac

Nothing is impossible; the word itself says ‘I’m possible!’

Audrey Hepburn

Getting laid off was one of the worst things that ever happened to me. But it led to the best results.

Tom Smallwood

See the rocks in your path not as obstacles, but as opportunities to climb higher.

Eleanor Wiley

Those curveballs are always coming—eventually, you learn to hit some of them.

Queen Latifah

So many things are possible just as long as you don’t know they’re impossible.

Norton Juster

Some people wake up and say ‘Oh man, I’ve gotta go to work.’ I get up and say, ‘Oh man, I get to go to work.’

Larry Woody