Don’t be sorry if the bottle is half empty. Be glad that it is half full.
Write bad things that are done to you in sand, but write the good things that happen to you on a piece of marble.
An optimist is a man who has never had much experience.
Pessimist: The optimist who didn’t arrive.
A cloud cannot cast a shadow unless the sun is shining beyond it.
Optimism is inevitably the last hope of the defeated.
Optimist: Person who travels on nothing from nowhere to happiness.
When fate knocks you flat on your back, remember she leaves you looking up.
There is a bird that knows no closed season – and if he won’t come down to Texas oil stock, or one-night cancer cures, or building lots in Swampshurst, he will always come down to Inspiration and Optimism, whether political, theological, pedagogical, literary, or economic.
Optimist: Day-dreamer in his small clothes.