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1. "A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will's freedom after it."
Author: Aldous Huxley
2. "To the issues of friendship, love, business and war, "surprise" is the optimistic solution."
Author: Amit Kalantri
3. "Have a selective optimistic sight, transform the bitch glitch "in stitches."
Author: Angelica Hopes
4. "And that's why any of my picture books exist: They all seem to be built backwards from a simple, emotionally optimistic story beat."
Author: Berkeley Breathed
5. "It's so weird, not knowing what your life is going to be. I'm being optimistic. And when 'Leverage' comes to an end, I have lots of ideas for other things. You can't really sit and wait for things to come to you."
Author: Beth Riesgraf
6. "Things are going to get better. Be optimistic."
Author: Bob Dole
7. "A true architect is not an artist but an optimistic realist. They take a diverse number of stakeholders, extract needs, concerns, and dreams, then create a beautiful yet tangible solution that is loved by the users and the community at large. We create vessels in which life happens."
Author: Cameron Sinclair
8. "It's really an optimistic show. I think most of the people in this country are optimistic, too."
Author: Charles Osgood
9. "I'm here tonight, not as a Republican, not as a Democrat, but as an optimistic American who understands that we must come together behind the one man who can lead the way forward in these challenging times: my president, our president, Barack Obama!"
Author: Charlie Crist
10. "I want to be a better person in every aspect. I really don't feel I've in anyway fulfilled my potential in every area of my life. But I'm optimistic."
Author: Damon Albarn
11. "I guess I do have a childlike sense of fun, and although I still have my dark days, I'm generally an optimistic person. The way things have gone in my life, sure, I could have been a bitter person. But I just find bitter people really un-fun, you know? And who wants to be that person?"
Author: Drew Barrymore
12. "Let the message go out - a new generation has taken charge of Labour which is optimistic about our country, optimistic about our world, optimistic about the power of politics. We are optimistic and together we will change Britain."
Author: Ed Miliband
13. "I wake up early. At 6:30 A.M., I'm at my most optimistic."
Author: Emily Mortimer
14. "You must not under any pretense allow your mind to dwell on any thought that is not positive, constructive, optimistic, kind."
Author: Emmet Fox
15. "The talent is always there and art is cyclical. I'm optimistic."
Author: Hal David
16. "It turns out, somehow, there are a tremendous number of things to be optimistic about."
Author: Hank Green
17. "An expectation was there, mixed in with so many other emotions - excitement, resignation, hesitation, confusion, fear - that would well up then wither on the vine. You're optimistic one moment, only to be racked the next by the certainty that it will all fall to pieces. And in the end it does."
Author: Haruki Murakami
18. "Paganism is that view of life which finds the highest goal of human existence in the healthy and harmonious and joyous development of existing human faculties. Very different is the Christian ideal. Paganism is optimistic with regard to unaided human nature, whereas Christianity is the religion of the broken heart."
Author: J. Gresham Machen
19. "If Melissa Miller were an artist, she would have painted the world in vicious streaks of red. Nothing like Picasso's rose period, all soft and cheerful and so optimistic that it made you want to puke. Missy's red phase would have been brutal and bright enough to cut your eyes. Missy's art would have been honest."
Author: Jackie Kessler
20. "Nature is not simply a technical or economical resource, and human beings are not mere numbers. To suggest that one can somehow align all the squabbling institutions of science, environmental management, government and diplomacy in an alliance of convenience to regulate the global climate seems to me optimistic."
Author: James Buchan
21. "I'd love to try to sell a blank white canvas to an art dealer. And when he asks what it is, I'd tell him, "It's a landscape painting of Key West, from the perspective of an optimistic blind man.""
Author: Jarod Kintz
22. "John turned to me. "Frozen daiquiri?""Pina colada, please.""Virgin?" He wasn't asking my permission. He was just making sure I knew he wasn't going to try to swipe me any alcohol."That's optimistic," I said."
Author: Jennifer Echols
23. "I tried to think about other things. I tried to invent optimistic inventions. But the pessimistic ones were extremely loud."
Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
24. "I am a sanguinely optimistic person, I see the bright side, the silver lining, a half-full glass. Hence, my day is always sunny even though the sky foreboding."
Author: Joseph V. Angeles
25. "I can help you." He finalised."How?" Both Jezka and Faze asked."I don't know but it's nice to sound optimistic, wouldn't you agree."
Author: Keisha Keenleyside
26. "I err on the side of a kind of optimistic agnostic sense that there's something that put us all here - some energy or something that we are not in a position to understand."
Author: Mark Romanek
27. "You can't help noticing that since abandoning its faith in the unseen world Europe seems also to have lost its faith in the seen one. Consider this poll taken in 2002 for the first anniversary of September 11: 61 percent of Americans said they were optimistic about the future, as opposed to 43 percent of Canadians, 42 percent of Britons, 29 percent of the French, 23 percent of Russians, and 15 percent of Germans. I wouldn't reckon those numbers will get any cheerier over the years."
Author: Mark Steyn
28. "If you're optimistic, think of it as bronze."
Author: Markus Zusak
29. "I am quite a cheerful, dark person. On the outside, I'm optimistic but I expect the worst to happen."
Author: Meg Rosoff
30. "Don't be too optimistic while you are tied to a railway when the train is coming; it won't be helpful for the solution!"
Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
31. "I am blood type O-positive, which I remember by staying 'optimistic positive.'"
Author: Michael Weatherly
32. "I am very optimistic, and I wish that God almighty grants me success to get a qualifying time. Only then can I go to the Olympics. If this happens I will be the first Palestinian athlete to gain a qualifying time. This will be a big achievement."
Author: Nader Al Masri
33. "I don't know what I would have done without believing in God. His support gives me power and energy to continue to be optimistic, to smile, not to be depressed. Sometimes, if things are not going so well, I don't cry. I say maybe it's meant to be."
Author: Ofra Haza
34. "April light was unlike any other. It had a charming, optimistic unreliability like an overbid hand in poker. It gave a promise of spring that it wasn't sure it could keep."
Author: Peter Høeg
35. "Okay, so we have a ghost-spy.""A ghost-spy who can do magic," Jenna added.I nodded. "Even better. Which means that maybe the playing field is leveled after all."Jenna squeezed my hand, and I was actually feeling kind of optimistic as we approached the greenhouse. I mean, I wasn't going to start skipping or anything (mostly because I was afraid I'd slip in all the muck), but all in all, I felt worlds better.Through the glass walls of the greenhouse, I could see most of the other students standing in a circle, and I was in a good enough mood to joke to Jenna, "Ooh, wonder if we're gonna play Duck, Duck, Demon."
Author: Rachel Hawkins
36. "The night before the Nobel announcement every year, I've gone to bed feeling quite anxious. I was optimistic, and also I knew it might never happen."
Author: Randy Schekman
37. "I'd disagree with the characterisations of him as competitive (which I think was just misinterpretation of his ambition) or secretive (which I think is more about wanting to protect his team and his customers). Jeff [Bezos] could much more accurately be described as a naively optimistic geek than a calculating megalomaniac."
Author: Richard L. Brandt
38. "Do you go see her?" "No," I said, refusing to acknowledge that I'd just seen Lissa last night. "That's not my life anymore." "Right. Your life is all about dangerous vigilante missions." "You wouldn't understand anything that isn't drinking, smoking, or womanizing." He shook his head. "You're the only one I want, Rose.""Well, you can keep feeling that way, but you're going to have to keep waiting." "Much longer?" He asked me."I don't know." Hope blossomed on Adrian's face. "That's the most optimistic thing you've told me so far."
Author: Richelle Mead
39. "It's more than looks," said Eddie, growing pensive. "It's the way they act too. Micah's the same—outgoing, optimistic, excited. That's how Mason was. There are too few people like that in the world: people who are genuinely good. Mason was taken away from the world too soon. I won't let that happen to Micah." Eddie"
Author: Richelle Mead
40. "Be militantly optimistic"
Author: Rick Steves
41. "I'm tremendously optimistic about the future of my discipline, yet understanding the brain is so difficult that we neuroscientists need help."
Author: Sebastian Seung
42. "Optimistic people bring a sense of hope into world. Encouraging people bring a new meaning to life. They help you see past the clouds on a glooming day. They bring sunlight everyday"
Author: Stacey Chillemi
43. "Stop being so...optimistic, its getting on my nerves.""No problem. Do you want me to be all gloom and doom or just shut up?""Just shut up.""Can do.""Really? Doesn't seem like it."-Jacob and seth"
Author: Stephenie Meyer
44. "Changes in Meaning:Finally, chronically traumatized people lose faith that good things can happen and people can be kind and trustworthy. They feel hopeless, often believing that the future will be as bad as the past, or that they will not live long enough to experience a good future. People who have a dissociative disorder may have different meanings in various dissociative parts. Some parts may be relatively balanced in their worldview, others may be despairing, believing the world to be a completely negative, dangerous place, while other parts might maintain an unrealistic optimistic outlook on life"
Author: Suzette Boon
45. "It is generally the trustful and optimistic people who can afford to retreat. The loveless and faithless ones are compelled by their pessimism to attack."
Author: T.H. White
46. "The very act of writing assumes, to begin with, that someone cares to hear what you have to say. It assumes that people share, that people can be reached, that people can be touched and even in some cases changed. So many of the things in our world lead us to despair. It seems to me that the final symptom of despair is silence, and that storytelling is one of the sustaining arts; it's one of the affirming arts. A writer may have a certain pessimism in his outlook, but the very act of being a writer seems to me to be an optimistic act."
Author: Tobias Wolff
47. "We are optimistic, but we are optimistic in a cautious fashion."
Author: Tom Lantos
48. "That human life is but a first installment of the serial soul and that one's individual secret is not lost in the process of earthly dissolution, becomes something more than an optimistic conjecture, and even more than a matter of religious faith, when we remember that only commonsense rules immortality out."
Author: Vladimir Nabokov
49. "I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter."
Author: Walt Disney
50. "Design is inherently optimistic. That is its power."
Author: William McDonough

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