A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. —Sir Winston Churchill

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A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL

British statesman, prime minister, author, Nobel Prize winner

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Stephen from LIvingstone, Scotland, UK MARCH 21, 2017
“I like to surround myself with cleaver people that disagree with me, because if makes me think harder before I make a decision”

boni from phillippines AUGUST 21, 2016
nice quotes

Mary from Mpls., MN AUGUST 15, 2016
This one is going up on my morning -think about it - board! Thanks for keeping me focused on what is really important.

Anonymous AUGUST 14, 2016
That sums it up!!!!

WandaBee from South Carolina AUGUST 13, 2016
l need to improve my optimistic skills ~ Life has it's difficulties at present time :(


We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same. —Anne Frank
The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning. —Mitch Albom
Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day. —Sally Koch
Each of us can look back upon someone who made a great difference in our lives, someone whose wisdom or simple acts of caring made an impression upon us. In all likelihood it was someone who sought no recognition for their deed other than the joy of knowing that, by their hand, another's life had been made better. —Stephen M. Wolf
Don’t practice until you get it right. Practice until you can’t get it wrong. —Unknown
Sometimes, carrying on, just carrying on, is the superhuman achievement. —Albert Camus
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. —Joseph Addison
It is a happiness to wonder—it is a happiness to dream. —Edgar Allen Poe
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...  —Theodor Seuss Geisel
The enemy of great is good. —David Foster
What would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?  —Robert H. Schuller
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul. —George M. Adams
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. —Sir Winston Churchill
All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust. —James M. Barrie
A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty. —Albert Einstein
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded. —Ralph Waldo Emerson

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