31 Absolutely Good and Optimistic Sayings About Leadership

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Do you know any good optimistic sayings and quotes about leadership?  What does an optimistic leader look like?  How do you define an upbeat leader? Are you an optimistic leader?  Here are a few quotes to consider.


A wish is an attitude of mind to which wings have been attached. You wish and you dream, and your whole nature focuses to bring your wishes and dreams to pass. – Norman Vincent Peale


It is never too late to be what you might have been. – George Eliot, novelist


Hope is not about everything turning out okay; it is about being okay no matter how things turn out. – Carol Kodish-Butt, founder, Edmonton Bereavement Centre


Hope is a choice. – Wendy Schlessel Harpham, physician and cancer survivor


I see possibilities in everything. For everything that’s taken away, something of greater value has been given. – Michael J. Fox


Disappointments are inevitable; discouragement is a choice. – Charles Stanley, author


Optimism is a self-fulfilling prophecy. – Jeannette Walls, Author and Columnist


Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told, ‘I’m with you, kid. Let’s go!’ – Maya Angelou, poet


Progress in every age results only from the fact that there are some men and women who refuse to believe that what they know to be right cannot be done. – Russell W. Davenport, editor


Life is beautiful. You have to be thankful that we are living. Wherever you look is beauty. I know about the bad things, but I look for the good things. – Alice Herz-Sommer, 109-year-old Holocaust survivor


There is nothing better in life than being a late bloomer. Success can happen at any time and at any age. You can have a spiritual awakening and discover a new side of yourself. And best of all, love can happen at any age. – Salma Hayek, actress


There’s always going to be bad stuff out there. But here’s the amazing thing: Light trumps darkness, every time. You can stick a candle into the dark, but you can’t stick the dark into the light. – Jodi Picoult, author


Extraordinary people visualize not what is possible or probable, but rather what is impossible. By visualizing the impossible, they begin to see it as possible. – Ann Roulac, Author


Nothing is impossible; the word itself says ‘I’m possible!’ – Audrey Hepburn, Actress


Getting laid off was one of the worst things that ever happened to me. But it led to the best results. – Tom Smallwood, PBA World Champion bowler


See the rocks in your path not as obstacles, but as opportunities to climb higher. – Eleanor Wiley, Maker of contemporary prayer beads


So many things are possible just as long as you don’t know they’re impossible. – Norton Juster, Author


Some people wake up and say ‘Oh man, I’ve gotta go to work.’ I get up and say, ‘Oh man, I get to go to work.’ – Larry Woody, Auto mechanic, Cottage Grove, Oregon


I don’t believe that things always happen for the best, but I do believe that it’s possible to make the best of things that happen. – Tal Ben-Shahar, Author


Aim high! There is little virtue in easy victory. – Sir Edmund Hillary, First man to successfully summit Mount Everest, with Tenzing Norgay


Optimism….is neither weak nor naive. It can be tough and pure and earned just as clearly as any brooding existential despair. – Charles P. Pierce, Journalist


I’ve never written a song that’s hopeless. I’m not a hopeless person. I’m crazily optimistic. I crazily see the good in people. – singer Michael Stipe of R.E.M.


Focusing on the tiniest details, finding magic in even the smallest inspirations, embracing the briefest moments—that’s where passion is. – Authors Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval


We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean.  But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. – Ruma Bose and Lou Faust, Authors


Focusing on the tiniest details, finding magic in even the smallest inspirations, embracing the briefest moments—that’s where passion is. – Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval, Authors


My own longevity emits from a love affair with life. I believe the way to get out of bed is with a leap and to hold the conviction that each day is going to be the greatest day of my life. – Sidney Harman, Entrepreneur


You will because you can. – John Richard Williams, Writer


I look at a woman and I don’t see what’s wrong with her. I see what’s right. – Bobbi Brown, Owner of Bobbi Brown cosmetics


Be pleasant until 10 o’clock in the morning, and the rest of the day will take care of itself. – Elbert Hubbard, Writer, artist and philosopher


The average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half-inch eraser—in case you thought optimism was dead. – Robert Brault, Software developer


Optimists choose action over inertia. – Loretta LaRoche, Author


Do you know any good optimistic sayings or quotes about leadership?

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