Optimism — the doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly.
When we adopt a dog or any pet, we know it is going to end with us having to say goodbye, but we still do it. And we do it for a very good reason: They bring so much joy and optimism and happiness. They attack every moment of every day with that attitude.
Optimism doesn't wait on facts. It deals with prospects. Pessimism is a waste of time.
Qualities you need to get through medical school and residency: Discipline. Patience. Perseverance. A willingness to forgo sleep. A penchant for sadomasochism. Ability to weather crises of faith and self-confidence. Accept exhaustion as fact of life. Addiction to caffeine a definite plus. Unfailing optimism that the end is in sight.
Optimism — quotes and aphorisms
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.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
For myself, I am an optimist — it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
A pessimist is a man who thinks all women are bad. An optimist is a man who hopes they are.