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 believe any success in life is made by going into an area with a blind, furious optimism.

Sylvester Stallone

Optimism for me isn't a passive expectation that things will get better; it's a conviction that we can make things better.

Melinda Gates

Disappointments are inevitable; discouragement is a choice.

Charles Stanley

I see possibilities in everything. For everything that's taken away, something of greater value has been given.

Michael J. Fox

Hope is not about everything turning out okay; it is about being okay no matter how things turn out.

Carol Kodish-Butt

A wish is an attitude of mind to which wings have been attached. You wish and you dream, and your whole nature focuses to bring your wishes and dreams to pass.

Norman Vincent Peale

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

Optimism is a self-fulfilling prophecy.

Jeannette Walls

Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told, 'I'm with you, kid. Let's go!'

Maya Angelou

Comedy is acting out optimism.

Robin Williams
Progress in every age results only from the fact that there are some men and women who refuse to believe that what they know to be right cannot be done.
Russell W. Davenport
Life is beautiful. You have to be thankful that we are living. Wherever you look is beauty. I know about the bad things, but I look for the good things.
Alice Herz-Sommer