Selected Quotes about Optimism

Many an optimist has become rich by buying out a pessimist. -- Robert G. Allen

An optimist is the human personification of spring. -- Susan J. Bissonette

The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true. -- James Branch Cabell

For myself I am an optimist - it does not seem to be much use being anything else. -- Sir Winston Churchill

The place where optimism most flourishes is the lunatic asylum. -- Havelock Ellis

I find nothing more depressing than optimism. -- Paul Fussell

Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier. -- Colin Powell

The most noteworthy thing about gardeners is that they are always optimistic, always enterprising, and never satisfied. They always look forward to doing something better than they have ever done before. -- Vita Sackville-West

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

The reason we all like to think so well of others is that we are all afraid for ourselves. The basis of optimism is sheer terror. -- Oscar Wilde

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