Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.— Helen Keller
Perspective Optimism And Hope quotations
My friends, love is better than anger.
Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world.
Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A 'you can do it' when things are tough.
There is some good in this world, and it's worth fighting for.
Your hopes, dreams and aspirations are legitimate.
They are trying to take you airborne, above the clouds, above the storms, if you only let them.
Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
Part of being optimistic is keeping one's head pointed toward the sun, one's feet moving forward.
I do the very best I can to look upon life with optimism and hope and looking forward to a better day.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
I do believe that most men live lives of quiet desperation.
For despair, optimism is the only practical solution. Hope is practical. Because eliminate that and it's pretty scary. Hope at least gives you the option of living.
Optimism is the most important human trait, because it allows us to evolve our ideas, to improve our situation, and to hope for a better tomorrow.
Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push.
A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A "you can do it" when things are tough.
Antonio Gramsci said that social reformers should have pessimism of the intellect and optimism of the will. This means that one must have the intellectual ability to see how bad things are and the emotional ability to look forward with hope. It's a hard combination to sustain, but if you can do it, you can change the world.
Hope is the sun. It is light. It is passion. It is the fundamental force for life's blossoming.
Optimism is a strategy for making a better future.
Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so.
Sorrow, anger and resentment look back, worry looks around, while faith, hope, and optimism look to the future.
The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.
Believe that man will not merely endure; he will prevail.
Hope and optimism aren't just attitudes, they are life strategies.
Ontario’s colleges and universities offer our young people life-changing opportunities. With an education, you can go anywhere and do anything. I am so impressed with the way our postsecondary students are engaging in their communities, and I am inspired by their hope and optimism. They are not the leaders of tomorrow – they are leaders today.
If you believe that you are bad and unacceptable, you are unable to look back at your past with pleasure or your future with hope. Only bad things happened to you in the past, and only bad things will happen to you in the future.
Hope and optimism have defined my political career, and I continue to be hopeful and optimistic about Canada. Young people have been a great source of inspiration for me.
Obama ran on a platform of unmitigated optimism - a promise to usher in a brighter day for America. But there could hardly be a greater contrast between his pledge and his performance in office, between his commitment to the nation and his current abandonment of all hope.
So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.
I've seen optimism because I grew up in communities of recovery where people put their lives back together and find tomorrows that they didn't think would be there. That fundamentally changed my life and is so much of where my hope comes from.
Positive thinking is the notion that if you think good thoughts, things will work out well. Optimism is the feeling of thinking things will be well and be hopeful.
There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested.
We Americans have many grave problems to solve, many threatening evils to fight, and many deeds to do, if, as we hope and believe, we have the wisdom, the strength, and the courage and the virtue to do them. But we must face facts as they are. We must neither surrender ourselves to a foolish optimism, nor succumb to a timid and ignoble pessimism.
It's best to not confuse optimism with hope.
Optimism is a psychological attitude toward life. Hope goes further. It is an anchor that one hurls toward the future, it's what lets you pull on the line and reach what you're aiming for and head in the right direction. Hope is also theological: God is there, too.
Chris[topher] Reeve wisely parsed the difference between optimism and hope.
Unlike optimism, he said, 'Hope is the product of knowledge and the projection of where the knowledge can take us.
I hope the millions of people I've touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.
The Lord intends us to be powerful people-mighty in optimism and hopeful of spirit, powerful in evangelistic zeal, potent in influence, sturdy in moral fiber and purity. We can be powerhouses in prayer and preaching.
While optimism makes us live as if someday soon things will soon go better for us, hope frees us from the need to predict the future and allows us to live in the present, with the deep trust that God will never leave us alone but will fulfill the deepest desires of our heart... Joy in this perspective is the fruit of hope.
Vision involves optimism and hope. The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty. The pessimist tends to hold back people of vision from pushing ahead.
I am hoping for better times. That's how you know us hapless gardeners - by our dirty fingernails and our absurd, unquenchable optimism about next year.