12 Quotes About Optimism From Around the World

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Gray Frame Corner

Optimism, the simple art of positive thinking, is an inherent human capability that transcends language, national borders, and cultural divides.

“Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?” — Frida Kahlo

Optimism often relies on overcoming limiting beliefs.

“There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”  – William Shakespeare

This reminds us how much the world around us is up to our interpretation.

“There is just no getting around that turning bad things into good things is up to you.” — Deepak Chopra

Positive self-talk helps you stay positive even when the situation pulls you in another direction.

“Those who believe they can move mountains do. Those who believe they can’t, cannot.”  ― David Schwartz

What you believe shapes what you can achieve. 

“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”  — Khalil Gibran

You can endure and acknowledge difficult experiences and still think positively.