Quotes can inspire, challenge, and encourage all at the same time. Here are my top five favorite quotes about optimism.

If you have been reading my articles over the years you will know that I like quotes. I have put them up around my office, on my desk, around school, etc. They can inspire, challenge, and encourage all at the same time. Here are my top five favorite quotes about optimism:

“The world belongs to optimists. Pessimists are only spectators.”
Francois Guizot

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”
Helen Keller

“Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried, but you’ve actually been planted.”
Christine Caine

“Things turn out best for those who make the best of the way things turn out.”
John Wooden

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity, the optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”
Winston Churchill

Written by KARL STEINKAMP

Karl Steinkamp is passionate about Dalat International School and training up young people. Karl was a student at Dalat and returned with a degree in education as a student teacher, high school principal, and now Head of School since 2006.
Ms. Shawna Wood is dedicated to mentoring and discipling the next generation. Shawna has a Master of Education and has been at Dalat since 2012, first as Middle School principal and now as Deputy Head of school.
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