Friday, May 07, 2010

The Optimist Creed

I read this on my good friend David's facebook profile and wanted to share...

The Optimist Creed (The following version, without the title "The Optimist Creed," is quoted from Science of Mind 71 (June 1998): 50.)

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 that there is something worthwhile 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 enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own.

To forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future.

To wear a cheerful expression at all times and give a smile to every living creature you meet.

To give so much time to improving 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.

To think well of yourself and to proclaim this fact to the world, not in loud word, but in great deeds.

To live in the faith that the whole world is on your side, so long as you are true to the best that is in you.

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And to end on a funny note:

2 comments:

A.D. McClish said...

This is awesome. Love the picture at the end! lol!

The Part Time Grappler said...

I used to be an optimist. Now I'm just happy :)