Optimism is having a positive approach. It is asking how things can be done when others have abandoned saying they can’t be done. As Winston Churchill said, “a pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” Rather than waiting for the winds to blow, in our favor, we should move the sails in the direction of the wind and try to move forward. Even when every thing is lost you have one thing left in you and that is hope. This is the view of an optimist and is the basic concept of survival. Robert Schuller said optimism refuses to believe that the road ends without options. Optimism is the tonic that is given to a sinking person. Japan is a living example and personification of optimism. So it should be imparted in the young minds so that even when disaster strikes optimism lends a helping hand. Share these quotes on optimism with others.