It takes hands to build a house, but only hearts can build a home.

Author Unknown

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Chapter 1, Page 9, Book 19

An optimist may see a light where there is none, but why must the pessimist always run to blow it out?

Rene Descartes

January 9th- shine!

You don’t have to blow out the other fellow’s light to let your own shine.

Bernard Baruch

I am an optimist.  I always look for the bright side of life.  Every day may not be a good one, but there is always something good to find in every day, when you take the time to look for it.

When you look for the good in life, it will give you a new perspective  that just might make you happier. It’s not easy to maintain a positive attitude, but for me, it’s a worthwhile pursuit.

Positive people are not in a constant state of ignorant bliss, they just focus on the positive. Being an optimist doesn’t mean you are naive.

The pessimist borrows trouble; the optimist lends encouragement.

William Arthur Ward

We never lead the good life by trying to make someone else look bad.  Encourage those that need it.  Some days are good , some days not so good, but life is always good.

So always look for the silver lining
And ty to find the sunny side of life.

P. G. Wodehouse


I'm mostly known as 'MA' said...

Always look for the bright side !

jack69 said...

As i read this i was seeing my dad. A self educated man with only a 3rd grade formal education. One of his favorite sayings was, "You aren't too tall if you are always trying to pull every one down."
Thanks again, i need to be reminded of that every once in awhile.
I am proud he was my dad and he and mom always held that attitude.
Sherry & jack

betty said...

So true that life is always good, probably because God is always good and God gives us our lives :) I tend to be more optimistic than pessimistic, but am pessimistic about some things. However, it is indeed a better attitude to be optimistic overall I do believe!


Mevely317 said...

Something I didn't grasp until I was well into my 40's -- "Being an optimist doesn't mean you are naïve." It never hurts to be reminded!

Chatty Crone said...

That was good today - I read another post today about being positive too. I like that there can be good days and bad days - but it is a good life. For sure!