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Quotes about optimism have a way of permeating a person’s outlook and attitude. When you read optimism quotes, you give yourself permission to look on the positive side of life. An inspiring optimism quote can turn around a negative view and reorient you toward a brighter, more hopeful future.

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Latest Optimism Quotes

Nothing ever seems too bad, too hard or too sad when you’ve got a Christmas tree in the living room.

Nora Roberts, Author

Getting older may not be fun, but it’s easier to deal with when you can laugh about it. Like adding a little sparkle to your outfit, humor just brings a bit of joy to any situation and takes some of the seriousness away.

Caroline de Maigret, Author

The more beauty we find in someone else’s journey, the less we’ll want to compare it to our own.

Bob Goff, Author

Choose to be optimistic—it feels better.

Kristen Bell, Actress

Attitude is a boomerang: Whatever you throw out there will come back your way.

John Cena, Actor and pro wrestler

People who wonder whether the glass is half full miss the point. The glass is refillable.

Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.

Brian Tracy, Entrepreneur

It’s more in my nature to be optimistic. I’m one of those people who gets up on the right side of the bed in the morning. I get up and have a cup of coffee and go to the gym before I take myself out of it.

Dick Van Dyke

No beauty shines brighter than that of a good heart.

Alyssa Witte, Guideposts Editorial Intern

Sow a smile…reap a smile.

Diane Mayes, Guideposts reader

If you’re feeling low, don’t despair. The sun has a sinking spell every night, but it comes back every morning.

Dolly Parton

Presume goodwill.

M.J. Ryan, from 'Habit Changers'

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