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Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A you can do it when things are tough.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The place where optimism flourishes most is in the lunatic asylum.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What I always hated and detested and cursed above all things was this contentment, this healthiness and comfort, this carefully preserved optimism of the middle classes, this fat and prosperous brood of mediocrity.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Post-modernism is modernism with the optimism taken out.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
As both capitalist and communist states -- not to mention the technological world --have evolved under the illusion that men purposefully built them, ideological optimism seeps into every niche of our lives. It is made worse by mass culture which feeds ourMore [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Luke: I'm endangering the mission. I shouldn't have come.
Han Solo: It's your imagination, kid. Come on. Let's keep a little optimism here.More [04/06/2007 12:04:00]
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.More [07/10/2011 05:07:48]
There are grounds for cautious optimism that we may now be near the end ofthe search for the ultimate laws of nature.More [07/18/2011 02:07:43]
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.More [08/03/2011 12:08:49]
For me optimism is two lovers walking into the sunset arm in arm. Or maybe into the sunrise - whatever appeals to you.More [08/04/2011 11:08:38]
Truth is, I'll never know all there is to know about you just as you will never know all there is to know about me. Humans are by nature too complicated to be understood fully. So, we can choose either to approach our fellow human beings with suspicion or to approach them with an open mind, a dash of optimism and a great deal of candour.More [08/11/2011 06:08:39]
Pessimism of the spirit; optimism of the will.More [08/20/2011 03:08:48]
The place where optimism flourishes most is the lunatic asylum.More [09/11/2011 03:09:03]
The failure of national economic policy is costing us more than jobs; it has begun to weaken that uniquely American spirit of risk-taking, large ambition, and optimism about the future. We must rally them now to bold departures that rebuild our national morale as well as our material prosperity.More [09/14/2011 05:09:06]
In the 1920s dramatists attacked their subjects as if the inequities could be resolved. Some of the traditional optimism of America lurked behind most of the early plays. But not now. There is no conviction now that the problem will be solved.More [09/17/2011 09:09:23]
There was just this amazing individuality. It's just a whole different world of optimism and fearlessness, women taking off their bras and dancing around naked, and a political hopefulness and involvement.More [09/30/2011 11:09:53]
What passes for optimism is most often the effect of an intellectual error.More [11/14/2011 11:11:51]
The incurable optimism of the farmer who throws his seed on the ground every spring, betting it and his time against the elements, seemed inextricably to blend with the creed of her pioneer forefathers that "it is better farther on"-- only instead of farther on in space, it was farther on in time, over the horizon of the years ahead instead of the far horizon of the west.More [11/25/2011 03:11:43]
I think the brutal honesty of past mistakes are evident in the dark melodies and chord structures, but a sense of optimism can be felt in some of the lyrics, like "Everything I Have Is In Front Of Me" from "Smoke and MirrorsMore [02/29/2012 01:02:43]
The political climate because of the failure of the peace process was very much poisoned in the last few years, ... Now it is our task to revive the peace process, and also introduce an element of optimism in the general atmosphere in the region.More [06/12/2012 04:06:18]
In my forties, my optimism was boundless. I had really good health and tremendous success which allowed me to do anything I wanted.More [12/03/2012 04:12:58]
The average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half-inch eraser - in case you thought optimism was deadMore [01/11/2013 06:01:17]
There is only one optimist. He has been here since man has been on this earth, and that is man himself. If we hadn't had such a magnificent optimism to carry us through all these things, we wouldn't be here. We have survived it on our optimism.More [07/30/2013 11:07:43]
Immoderate optimism is pessimism.More [08/23/2016 08:08:34]
Our history has taught us to look with optimism into the past.More [03/17/2017 08:03:24]
The weakness of optimism is the disability to separate the grain from the chaff.More [07/10/2017 05:07:00]
The optimism is the stoned look at a gloomy life.More [02/20/2018 03:02:45]
My view is that at a younger age your optimism is more and you have more imagination etc. You have less bias.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I hope the millions of people I've touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Through my optimism I naturally prefer and capture the beauty in life.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
What's great about the geek spirit is that life never seems to stop us, and they never seem to kill our enthusiasm, our optimism and our hunger to experience the world. We keep our sense of humor, we protect our dignity, we talk to our friends about the experience and then we start again fresh the very next day.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
If I advocate cautious optimism it is not because I do not have faith in the future but because I do not want to encourage blind faith.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
My optimism is not based primarily on the successful march of democracy in recent times but rather is based on the experience of having lived in a fear society and studied the mechanics of tyranny that sustain such a society.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
On Australia Day 2010, as we enter this second decade of the 21st century, Australians can be optimistic about our future, but we cannot afford to mistake optimism for complacency.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
At a time of such hope and optimism in the Middle East, we cannot let the Libyan government violate every principle of international law and human rights with impunity.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
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.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
What I've really learned over time is that optimism is a very, very important part of leadership.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
We must return optimism to our parenting. To focus on the joys, not the hassles the love, not the disappointments the common sense, not the complexities.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
For sure, the 'Obamania' that's fast taking hold reflects an incredible thirst for change in global politics and, dare I say, a wave of optimism that things can be different.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I learned a good deal about economics, and about America, from the author of the Reagan tax reforms - the great Jack Kemp. What gave Jack that incredible enthusiasm was his belief in the possibilities of free people, in the power of free enterprise and strong communities to overcome poverty and despair. We need that same optimism right now.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
A lot of people over time have had this kind of pattern in their relationship with Bill Clinton. You first meet him and you're overwhelmed by his talent. He's so energetic and articulate and full of ideas and he calls himself a congenital optimist and that optimism is contagious.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
World War II, the atomic bomb, the Cold War, made it hard for Americans to continue their optimism.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
So this is the space during tutoring hours. It's very busy. Same principles: one-on-one attention, complete devotion to the students' work and a boundless optimism and sort of a possibility of creativity and ideas.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Burnout is nature's way of telling you, you've been going through the motions your soul has departed; you're a zombie, a member of the walking dead, a sleepwalker. False optimism is like administrating stimulants to an exhausted nervous system.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
May the pain you have known and the conflict you have experienced give you the strength to walk through life facing each new situation with courage and optimism.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A word of optimism and hope. And you can do it when things are tough.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half-inch eraser - in case you thought optimism was dead.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to powerMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Teaching is the greatest act of optimismMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Politics has always been the art of the possible. Today it's too often the art of the probable - tinkering around the edges without any greater vision, without a sense of optimism and imagination.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It was the human spirit itself that failed at Paris. It is no
use passing judgments and making scapegoats of this or that
individual statesman or group of statesmen. Idealists make a
great mistake in not facing the real facts sincerely and
resolutely. They believe in the power of the spirit, in the
goodness which is at the heart of things, in the triumph which is
in store for the great moral ideals of the race. But this great
faith only too often leads to an optimism which More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Optimism. The doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Optimism is the opium of the people.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
... she knew in her heart that to be without optimism, that core of reasonless hope in the spirit rather than the brain, was a fatal flaw, the seed of death.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The basis for optimism is sheer terror.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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