Optimism's Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Optimism's Quotes

#1. Whatever's got you down is causing a great deal of stress. Pick yourself up and reflect on the positive things about your life. You'd be surprised at how one slingshot of optimism can overturn the deep dark thoughts affecting your mood and making you vulnerable. - Author: Bianca McCormick-Johnson
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#2. Man's fatal flaw is misplaced optimism. - Author: Allan Wolf
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#3. To me, curiosity is married to optimism. And that's where a lot of my motivation comes from. A lot of my way out of depression and anxiety is that intersection between optimism and curiosity. Because it means taking a step forward with the hope that there will be discovery. - Author: Carrie Brownstein
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#4. When I listen to music from different eras, I sense different things. The 1940s music, there's so much optimism and romance, maybe because they just solved the biggest problem on Earth at that time - World War II. In the 1960s, there was so much creativity and innovation in sound. - Author: Eric Betzig
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#5. What's wrong with you? I asked myself. You are a happy person. You are an upbeat sort of person. Men smile at you on the subway, women ask you what shampoo you use. Cheer up for Christ's sake, I told myself, relax, you're fine, be happy, Girl. When I talk to myself I call myself Girl. - Author: Jennifer Belle
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#6. So far as my experience goes, travelers generally exaggerate the difficulties of the way. Like most evil, the difficulty is imaginary; for what's the hurry? - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#7. In the early nineteenth century, with Enlightenment optimism soured by years of war and revolution, critics were skeptical of America's naive faith that it had reinvented politics. - Author: Simon Schama
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#8. The fact that we can't see the beauty in something doesn't suggest that it's not there. Rather, it suggests that we are not looking carefully enough or with a broad enough perspective to see it. - Author: Richard Carlson
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#9. Gardening is, by its very nature, an expression of the triumph of optimism over experience. No matter how bad this year was, there's always next year. Experience doesn't count. - Author: William Alexander
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#10. Pessimism and optimism are slammed up against each other in my records, the tension between them is where it's all at, it's what lights the fire. - Author: Bruce Springsteen
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#11. You predicted quick victory. Now it's going to get hopelessly complicated. Jesus, don't you know any better than that by now? - Author: Jim Butcher
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#12. We must lay to, if you please, and keep a bright lookout. It's trying on a man, I know. It would be pleasanter to come to blows. But there's no help for it till we know our men. Lay to, and whistle for a wind, that's my view. - Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
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#13. If I get up every day with the optimism that I have the capacity for growth, then that's success for me. - Author: Paula Scher
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#14. Nothing's ever all bad if you think hard enough about it. - Author: Matthew Crow
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#15. One knows one's madness, by and large. By and large the knowledge is vacuous. The notion of naming the beast to conquer it is the idiot optimism of psychotherapy. - Author: Glen Duncan
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#16. I think Edward Sharpe's music is counter-cultural music in the strangest sense where you have a time now where love, optimism, hope and community are uncool and not part of the mainstream culture. - Author: Alex Ebert
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#17. The moment when you realize no one understands, no one ever did, no one ever will.
You were alone, you always will be.
But may be, just may be, someone will look up to you someday. And when they do, remember to hide those tearful eyes, to smile and to say - look, life's so good. - Author: Sanhita Baruah
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#18. L.A. runs on optimism, enthusiasm and flattery. I think you can go a little bit crazy. I've heard people say there's a limit to the number of years you can stay in this city without going slightly mad. It's just too damn sunny in every dimension - weather-wise, socially and professionally. - Author: Hugh Laurie
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#19. Do try to remember this: even the world's not so black as it is painted
-Valerie to Stephen (pg. 408) - Author: Radclyffe Hall
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#20. It's better to be an optimist who is sometimes wrong than a pessimist who is always right - Author: Mark Twain
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#21. I would say that the study of history is that which gives man the greatest optimism, for if man were not destined by his Maker to go on until the Kingdom of Heaven is attained, man would have been extinguished long ago by reason of all man's mistakes and frailties. - Author: Douglas Southall Freeman
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#22. But there's a whole world waiting, still, and there are good things in it. - Author: Lois Lowry
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#23. David Cameron's message of change, optimism and hope is in tune with what Britain wants today - Author: Francis Maude
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#24. I think you need optimism. I believe that's incredibly important that you be optimistic that you can do things different and still do them just as well. That's very important to success - just to have a positive outlook. I know it's not easy to do that. - Author: Jim Abbott
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#25. But hey, what's life without a little adversity?
That had to have been the fakest attempt at optimism since my fourth grade teacher tried reasoning that we were better off without the dead kids in our class because it'd mean more turns on the playground swings for the rest of us. - Author: Alexandra Bracken
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#26. ...rewilding is all about being nice, kind, compassionate, empathic, and harnessing our inborn goodness and optimism. We must all work together at this. It's about time we focus on the good side of human and animal nature. ... nature offers many lessons for kinder society. Blood shouldn't sell. - Author: Marc Bekoff
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#27. I promise that, one day, everything's going to be better for you. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#28. You know, this country today, it seems to me
it's about fear. And it shouldn't be about fear. It should be about hope and optimism and creativity and accepting a challenge and being a moral leader and being a great nation. - Author: Tom Vilsack
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#29. These are the soul's changes. I don't believe in ageing. I believe in forever altering one's aspect to the sun. Hence my optimism. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#30. You're confident he'll have found him, then?"
"Well, no. I didn't sat that."
"If there's one thing I hate," Volyova said, looking coldly at the other Triumvir, "it's mindless optimism. - Author: Alastair Reynolds
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#31. The author characterizes Hamilton's tone in the Federalist papers by saying that he never spoke of problems but of being at the last stage in the crisis. - Author: John Ferling
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#32. Optimism is not inherently a superior way of viewing the world. Certainly doctors will say it might be better for one's physical health to be an optimist. But, morally speaking it may not be appropriate in certain circumstances. - Author: Todd Solondz
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#33. It's such an act of optimism to get through a day and enjoy it and laugh and do all that without thinking about death. What spirit human beings have! - Author: Gilda Radner
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#34. When your leadership and legacy are built on love, obstacles are overcome through love's fruit of optimism, foundations are built solid and secure in love's values, and success is achieved through the strength found in love's endurance. - Author: Farshad Asl
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#35. We all have the power of light inside us, it's just that sometimes the darkness is stronger. Fear is like darkness, too. It can consume you. It will consume you. And when you let it consume you, it'll be hard as hell to break free from it. You have to fight it. - Author: J. G. Whit
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#36. One of Lincoln's intimates as a presidential candidate urged him to make no promises and not to part with those kind words which could be interpreted as promises. - Author: Harold Holzer
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#37. I kinda like the duality of California and the dark side, the underbelly of California, and I think that's what this album ['California']feels like - there's endless hope and optimism but there's also a darker side. - Author: Mark Hoppus
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#38. That's the thing about optimism. Sometimes it clouded your judgment, like rose-colored glasses, and left you vulnerable for reality to blindside the shit out of you. - Author: Faith Andrews
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#39. A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will's freedom after it. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#40. Where the despair of loneliness and poverty haunts every hour, the optimism to embark on new projects cannot find a place to alight on the brain's cortex. Poverty itself is an enormous obstacle to an enlightened and enlightening - not to say healthy - old age. - Author: Sherwin B. Nuland
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#41. For myself I am an optimist - it does not seem to be much use to be anything else. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#42. It's a glorious universe the positive thinkers have come up with, a vast, shimmering aurora borealis in which desires mingle freely with their realizations ... Dreams go out and fulfill themselves; wishes need only to be articulated. - Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
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#43. In politics, Bugs Bunny always beats Daffy Duck. Daffy's always going berserk, jumping up and down, yelling. Bugs's got that sly smile, like he always knows what's up, like nothing can ruffle him. - Author: Jeff Greenfield
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#44. That is why, with optimism instead of fear, all those who want to see Puerto Rico's status resolved should seek the truth about each option, including the upside and the downside of each. - Author: Dick Thornburgh
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#45. I could never be cynical, not that I think there's anything wrong with cynicism. I think it can be quite funny at times. But I just feel so grateful to be alive. - Author: Drew Barrymore
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#46. At the heart of the novelist's craft lies an optimism which thinks that the knowledge we gather from our everyday experience, if given proper form, can become valuable knowledge about reality. - Author: Orhan Pamuk
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#47. But before looking to the future, let's glance back at the road we've traveled these past two years because that is the source of much of the optimism we are all feeling about the future. - Author: Linda Lingle
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#48. This didn't sound good. It sounded like the optimism was escaping from him. - Author: S.A. Tawks
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#49. There's too much negativity in the world. Staying positive is a better investment. - Author: Mark Kostabi
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#50. There's a new and virulent cultural virus ripping through the world ... The symptoms of those infected include attacks of optimism, strong feelings of community, lower stress levels and outbreaks of pronoia - the sneaking feeling that someone is conspiring behind their backs to help them. - Author: Jules Marshall
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#51. I wish there were strict laws to stop people from corrupting other people's mind with their negativity thus influencing them to form biased opinion of someone, some situation or overall way of living. - Author: Arti Honrao
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#52. Where will I be five years from now? I delight in not knowing. That's one of the greatest things about life its wonderful surprises. - Author: Marlo Thomas
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#53. I discovered very quickly that criticism is a form of optimism, and that when you are silent about the shortcomings of your society, you're very pessimistic about that society. And it's only when you speak truthfully about it that you show your faith in that society. - Author: Carlos Fuentes
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#54. I might walk vast expanses
of earth and always be beginning
and I love beginning
or could learn
to love it. - Author: S. Jane Sloat
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#55. Cynicism isn't smarter, it's only safer. There's nothing fluffy about optimism. - Author: Jewel
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#56. 'Enchanted' illustrates how impractical fairy-tale ideals are in the World As We Know It, and yet, Giselle's unabashed optimism always seems to magically find its time and place. - Author: Alethea Kontis
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#57. That's one of the great gifts of this, the greatest of all games, baseball: it allows you, still, to lose yourself in a dream, to feel and remember a season of life when summer never seemed to die and the assault of cynicism hadn't begun to batter optimism. - Author: Mike Barnicle
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#58. Nobody knows how things will turn out, that's why they go ahead and play the game ... You give it your all and sometimes amazing things happen, but it's hardly ever what you expect. - Author: Gennifer Choldenko
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#59. I know, but if I feel this bad for Gramps, how am I going to feel when it's Dad?" Tyler told me.
"You'll feel even worse, of course, but you'll carry on, because happiness has a way of creeping in again. It really does," I said. - Author: Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
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#60. Optimism is the first cousin of love, and it's exactly like love in three ways: it's pushy, it has no real sense of humour, and it turns up where you least expect it. - Author: Gregory David Roberts
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#61. Buying flowers is not just a way to bring home beauty. It's an expression of confidence that better days are coming. It's a defiant finger in the face of those naysayers who would have you believe your fortunes will never improve. - Author: Pearl Cleage
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#62. History's peddler, chapman, drummer, canvasser, commercial traveler, hawker, and packman may be gone from our roadways. But their indomitable spirit and unflagging optimism, along with an understanding of human nature, will endure in each of us who choose to follow their lead. - Author: Ronald Solberg
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#63. Spam is a waste of the receivers' time, and, a waste of the sender's optimism. - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#64. There's nothing like the bravery and the strength and the extraordinary optimism of a five-year-old child in a cancer hospital, fighting to live. It's there inside the spirit. - Author: Frank Langella
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#65. In Ronald Reagan's case, he always bore with him this extraordinary ability to radiate confidence, optimism, clarity, a blitheness of spirit, in what other people saw as chaos. And after the 1970s, that was catnip. - Author: Rick Perlstein
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#66. Chronic negative thinking and the emotions it invokes is, like many destructive behaviors, a form of addiction ... it may not be very pleasant, but it's familiar. - Author: Lauren Mackler
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#67. Break ups are painful, but if initiated at the right time can fuel one's sense of optimism. - Author: Dov Davidoff
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#68. They've been stepping on my toes for years. It's just a reason to get new boots. - Author: Steven Tyler
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#69. The old deep sadness of life lay in the bottom of her heart and she knew it was there, but she would not allow herself to sink into it. Out of the dark and sullen bottom of a lake the lotus flowers bloomed upon its surface, and she would pluck the flowers. - Author: Pearl S. Buck
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#70. You need hope to form a thought. It takes-I don't know-optimism to speak, to engage in conversation. Because really, what's the point of all this communicating? What difference does it really make what we say to each other? Or what we do, for that matter? - Author: Noah Hawley
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#71. Pessimists fear becoming the dupes of Hope. Optimists enjoy Hope's company, and consider being duped no great matter. - Author: Mason Cooley
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#72. Americans have a tendency to believe that when there's a problem there must be a solution. - Author: Henry Kissinger
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#73. Sometimes it's hard to see the rainbow when there's been endless days of rain. - Author: Christina Greer
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#74. When joy is LOST, hope can easily FIND it ... It's only your HOPE, that knows the where about of your JOY! If you lose hope you lose everything! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#75. The only way to do my job without optimism would be as a cynic, and that's not my nature. - Author: Jon Snow
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#76. 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. - Author: Harry Nilsson
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#77. Someone once asked me how I hold my head up so high after all I have been through. I said it's because no matter what, I am a survivor NOT a victim. - Author: Patricia Buckley
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#78. There's a lot of optimism in changing scenery, in seeing what's down the road. - Author: Conor Oberst
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#79. Some say the glass is half full and blush,
Some say it's half empty and sink,
I feel you are in the midst of,
reaching out for another awesome drink! - Author: Jasleen Kaur Gumber
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#80. The heart's optimism always
conquers reality - Author: J.S. Watts
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#81. I can help you." He finalised.
"How?" Both Jezka and Faze asked.
"I don't know but it's nice to sound optimistic, wouldn't you agree. - Author: Keisha Keenleyside
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#82. I'm a confirmed negaholic. I don't just see a glass that's half full and call it half-empty; I see a glass that's completely full and worry that someone's going to tip it over. - Author: Peter McWilliams
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#83. I was frightened by the optimism of adults, their stupid trust in science to treat a troubled heart. Afraid of their obsession with believing they have to treat troubled kids. I just wanted them to leave me alone, so how come they didn't get it? But that's the way it always is. - Author: Natsuo Kirino
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#84. We tend to perseverate on the fact that as far as we might have fallen, there's always another bottom underneath the one we're laying on. Yet, for every bottom underneath us, there's always endless opportunity above us. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#85. The foot feels the foot when it's touched by the ground, like the heart feels the heart when it's no longer bound. - Author: Ricky Mathieson
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#86. I'm always about optimism and exuberance. It's what I feel about fashion. - Author: Anna Sui
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#87. When I look at the future, it's so bright it burns my eyes! - Author: Oprah Winfrey
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#88. Optimism is denial for chumps with no life experience".
"What's pessimism?" I said.
"Religion without God. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#89. It must be, I thought, one of the race's most persistent and comforting hallucinations to trust that "it can't happen here"
that one's own time and place is beyond cataclysm. - Author: John Wyndham
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#90. Laugh as if it's funny, embrace as if it's love, and smile anyway. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#91. but I'd advise that we all brace for the worst rather than allow ourselves to succumb to optimism's siren song." "Why - Author: Drew Hayes
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#92. Being a Buddhist monk means never losing one's optimism in spite of all difficulties. It also means being harder on yourself than any of your teachers ever were. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#93. It's like in most parts of America, where there was industry and there is no longer; there is cynicism mixed with sarcasm and some optimism. That's how my background influenced my comedy. - Author: Jim Gaffigan
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#94. We should be holy people eager to greet our Lord when He returns, ready at any moment for the trumpet's call, people of optimism, busy in evangelism, hands to the plow, eyes on the prize. - Author: David Jeremiah
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#95. It's going to be a pretty day to fly. - Author: Jennifer Echols
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#96. Life can be tough and harsh at times. That's what makes it great. Every day is a celebration of survival. - Author: Jonathan Heatt
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#97. Mutual caring relationships require kindness and patience, tolerance, optimism, joy in the other's achievements, confidence in oneself, and the ability to give without undue thought of gain. - Author: Fred Rogers
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#98. Our sense of optimism, our can-do spirit, that's a source of great strength in America. But when there are no limits at all and we've gone through whole periods where we think everything has gone right, that's when disaster tends to strike. - Author: Peter Beinart
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#99. A monkey glances up and sees a banana, and that's as far as he looks. A visionary looks up and sees the moon. - Author: Eoin Colfer
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#100. He had in abundance youth's most dangerous qualities: optimism and relentlessness. He would risk everything he had to fly the plane that could carry the bomb within him. - Author: John Irving
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