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It is no disgrace to start all over. It is usually an opportunity.
George Matthew Adams

I have never seen pessimists make anything work, or contribute anything of lasting value.
Harry Truman

It is a crime to despair. We must learn to draw from misfortune the means of future strength.
Sir Winston Churchill

Paradise is where I am.
Voltaire

Don't worry about the world ending today. It's already tomorrow in Australia.
Steven Wright

Look upon adversity as opportunity in disguise.
Chinese proverb

An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure
the old one leaves.
Bill Vaughan

Pessimist: The optimist who didn't arrive.
Mark Twain

The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
H. G. Wells

The optimist lives on the peninsula of infinite possibilities; the pessimist is stranded on the
island of perpetual indecision.
William Arthur Ward

A quitter never wins and a winner never quits.
Napoleon Hill

All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
Harvey Mackay

One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged.
Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.
Lucille Ball

I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
Albert Einstein

If I can't make it through one door, I'll go through another door - or I'll make a door.
Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.
Rabindranath Tagore

Optimist, n. A proponent of the doctrine that black is white.
Ambrose Bierce

When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said... that
he had a lot of issues in his life, most of which never happened.
Sir Winston Churchill

Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
Helen Keller

Always be comic in a tragedy. What the deuce else can you do?
G. K. Chesterton

Everything tells me that I am about to make a wrong decision, but making mistakes is just
part of life. What does the world want of me? Does it want me to take no risks, to go back to
where I came from because I didn't have the courage to say "Yes" to life?
Paulo Coelho

Happy the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying,
once and for all.
Ovid

From the backstabbing co-worker to the meddling sister-in-law, you are in charge of how you
react to the people and events in your life. You can either give negativity power over your life
or you can choose happiness instead. Take control and choose to focus on what is important
in your life. Those who cannot live fully often become destroyers of life.
Anais Nin

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
Babe Ruth

The point of living, and of being an optimist, is to be foolish enough to believe the best is yet
to come.
Sir Peter Ustinov

Seriousness is a disease of the ego. Life isn't really serious; it's just a short journey. Yes,
there may be pain, anguish, and other negative emotions in your life, but those negative
emotions are generated by contradictions of the ego. The ego wants life to go one way, and
then circumstances come along and contradict it. Our journey on this earth-plane, when
viewed in its spiritual context, is a completely positive experience.
Stuart Wilde

You have to motivate yourself with challenges. That's how you know you're still alive.
Jerry Seinfeld

Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia.
Charles Schulz

People who are reverse paranoids, otherwise known as optimist, use the same consistent
thinking - they believe that the world is plotting to them good; everything that happens
pushes them in the right direction. This attitude breeds more good thought, so why not
practice to become a reverse paranoid? Start seeing obstacles as opportunities to grow and
change.
Jack Canfield

Optimism: Have it. There is always time to cry later.
Marlene Dietrich

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
Eleanor Roosevelt

You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many
things wrong.
Warren Buffett

Smile - you don't own all the problems in the world.
Farrah Gray

Sometimes our fate resembles a fruit tree in winter. Who would think that those branches
would turn green again and blossom, but we hope it, we know it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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