I tell people: If you don't want to get into positive thinking, that's OK. Just eliminate all the negative thoughts from your mind, and whatever's left will be fine. - Bob Rotella

A positive thinker does not refuse to recognize the negative, he refuses to dwell on it. Positive thinking is a form of thought which habitually looks for the best results from the worst conditions. - Norman Vincent Peale

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will. -- Zig Ziglar

Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier. - Colin Powell

Circumstances break men's bones; it has never been shown that they break men's optimism. -- G. K. Chesterton

Optimism is an intellectual choice. - Diana Schneider

The point of living, and of being an optimist, is to be foolish enough to believe the best is yet to come. - Peter Ustinov

The world needs all the help you can give by way of cheerful, optimistic, inspiring thought and personal example. - Grenville Kleiser

An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day. - Irv Kupcinet

The pessimist borrows trouble; the optimists lend encouragement. - William Arthur Ward

The optimist already sees the scar over the wound; the pessimist still sees the wound underneath the scar. - Ernst Schroder

Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push - a smile. A word of optimism and hope, a 'you can do it!' when things are tough. - Richard De Vos

I will say this about being an optimist--even when things don't turn out well, you are certain they will get better. - Frank Hughes

For my part...I am a realist but, somehow, optimism always keeps breaking out. - Pierre Trudeau

Optimism boosts your energy and focuses your sights on reaching your goals, rather than wallowing in your setbacks. - Denis Waitley

An optimist is a fellow who believes a housefly is looking for a way to get out. - George Jean Nathan

When pessimists think they're taking a chance, optimists feel they're grasping a great opportunity. - Author unknown

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence. - Helen Keller

Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and of true progress. - Nicholas Murray Butler

One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself. - Lucille Ball

An optimist is the human personification of spring. - Susan J. Bissonette

Pessimists calculate the odds. Optimists believe they can overcome them. - Ted Koppel