Aug 28, 2006

About Optimism: The Optimist Creed

Promise yourself…
To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.
To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet.
To make all your friends feel there is something in them.
To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true.
To think only of the best, to work only for the best, and to expect only the best.
To be just as enthousiastic about success of others as you are about your own.
To forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievement of the future.
To wear a cheerful countenance at all times and give every living creature you meet a smile.
To give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others.
To be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong for fear, and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.

(Written by Christian D. Larson in 1912)

1 Comment

  • Optimist Creed by Christian Larson is great affirmations.

    If anyone want the PDF version of it, it’s available at Your Guidance

    It’s nice to have it printed and pasted it on the wall.

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