Popular Quotes and Sayings about Optimism

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

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

I find nothing more depressing than optimism. ~Paul Fussell

Believe in life! Always human beings will live and progress to greater, broader and fuller life. ~W. E. B. Du Bois

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

Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them. ~Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.