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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.
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Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant - the digitalis of failure.
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Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A word of optimism and hope. A you can do it when things are tough.
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Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
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Optimists are nostalgic about the future.
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An optimist is merely an ex-pessimist with his pockets full of money, his digestion in good condition, and his wife in the country.
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I have a habit of comparing the phraseology of communiqus, one with another across the years, and noting a certain similarity of words, a certain similarity of optimism in the reports which followed the summit meetings and a certain similarity in the lack of practical results during the ensuing years.
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Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
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I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
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If an optimist had his left arm chewed off by an alligator, he might say, in a pleasant and hopeful voice, "Well, this isn't too bad. I don't have my left arm anymore, but at least nobody will ever ask me whether I am right-handed or left-handed," but most of us would say something more along the lines of "Aaaaah! My arm! My arm!"
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