quotes

optimism

The first and most important step toward success is the expectation that we can succeed. • Nelson Boswell

The door on which we have been knocking all our lives will open at last. • C.S. Lewis

An optimist is one who would go after Moby Dick in a rowboat and take along the tartar sauce. • Zig Ziglar

It is not my ability, but my response to God’s ability, that counts. • Corrie Ten Boom

The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible. • Richard M. DeVos, Billionaire Entrepreneur

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. • Winston Churchill

Nothing is so embarrassing as watching someone do something that you said could not be done. • Sam Ewing

Never tell a young person that something cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for somebody ignorant enough of the impossible to do that thing. • John Andrew Holmes

God’s instructions are to go, live life, take risks, move forward, advance. • Erwin Raphael McManus

The mundane is not really the best context for a miracle. When we play it safe, we squeeze God out of the formula. • Erwin Raphael McManus

Occasions are rare; and those who know how to seize upon them are rarer. • Josh Billings

An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity; a pessimist a calamity in every opportunity. • Winston Churchill

When one door closes another door opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the ones which open for us. • Alexander Graham Bell

There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind. • C.S. Lewis