131 Total Quotes

Optimism Quotes

In the 1920s dramatists attacked their subjects as if the inequities could be resolved. Some of the traditional optimism of America lurked behind most of the early plays. But not now. There is no conviction now that the problem will be solved.
Brooks Atkinson
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Peace Pilgrim
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.
Peace Pilgrim
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Positive thinking is the key to success in business, education, pro football, anything that you can mention. I go out there thinking that I'm going to complete every pass.
Ron Jaworski
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It'll take another round of earnings to confirm some of the optimism that's been going around. And I don't know that I would say all the news was necessarily good. A lot of companies beat much-lowered expectations and didn't necessarily have rosy outlooks.
Adam Adelman
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Optimism in the numbers will be a roadblock for further gains. The upside in tech is limited.
Adam Adelman
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Albert Schweitzer
An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight. . . The truly wise person is colorblind.
Albert Schweitzer
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There is reasonable optimism still in investors' minds. We are still seeing good support coming through from corporate earnings and there are plenty of mergers and acquisitions rumors and actual which get investors excited.
Alex Scott
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Everybody is going to the negotiations with a certain degree of optimism, hoping that in the long run it will be possible to settle all the remaining problems
Alexander Alexeyev
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I think the optimism is based on reality.
Gerardo Copca
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Robert Frost
One could do worse than be a swinger of birches.
Robert Frost
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An optimist is a fellow who believes a housefly is looking for a way to get out.
George Nathan
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We are going to see more small falls for two to three months and then some summer optimism.
Sharda Persaud
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What we really need is to get back some of the optimism we had five years ago (in the Middle East peace process) and I'm sure there's going to be a change in the climate within a week.
Sean Connery
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Japan's economic revival is finally becoming self-sustaining. That has been the key to investor optimism on Japanese stocks, and I don't expect a let-up any time soon.
Soichiro Monji
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There's some earnings optimism,
Som Dasgupta
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Khalil Gibran
The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose
Khalil Gibran
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There was a shot of optimism from the Fed minutes and I think that's what has carried the market through so far.
Ed Peters
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Colin Powell
there was reason for guarded optimism. And let us be clear about what brought it all to a halt -- terrorism.
Colin Powell
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You'll see strengthened consumer optimism across the range of indices that we'll see over the next few days.
Tim Fox
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There's a lot of optimism that this stimulus is going to work.
William Sullivan
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John Stewart
There is cautious optimism that things are going to work out in a favorable light,
John Stewart
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Main Street optimism has backed down from the mountain top and is resting on a high plateau. The general view is that things have been going well for so long, they're bound to ease back a bit. Small-business owners aren't painting a doom-and-gloom scenario here. They just sense that the red-hot economy will cool by a degree or two.
William Dunkelberg
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We had a little optimism heading into this past season, but it was rough, ... Either our hitting wasn’t there and our pitching was, or the pitching wasn’t there and our hitting was. We just couldn’t get it clicking. The season was going all right for me personally before I got hurt. I felt like I was doing a job of getting on. It helped having that experience from the year before.
David DeJesus
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There hasn't been any reason for optimism for months, so there's certainly none now.
David Dow
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[But industry observers are reining in the optimism.] I think it's a cheap stock, but it's cheap for a reason, ... The company's core market has changed and it's attempting to change with it in order to keep up. But it's a real uphill battle.
Eric Bosshard
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Someone's going to have to tell us what's different politically, and if there's nothing different, there's no reason for optimism. We've been on a treadmill for 10 years. If nothing changes politically, the result will be the same.
Jerry Bell
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I do have some reason for optimism this year. The fact we've had a relatively mild spring bodes well for the season.
Michael Walsh
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There is now a case for qualified optimism about the industry's financial performance.
Brian Pearce
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He came from a large public school, but he had a talent for optimism and took off running.
Howard Stark
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[The lesson here is to maintain some modicum of cautious optimism.] I think the trend is so important here and it's starting to be developed, ... But in light of everything, even if the Fed does back off, the thought of a 'hard' versus 'soft landing' is still going to be out there -- which is going to prevent outrageous gains.
Barry Hyman
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