Need a little boost of optimism? We’ve assembled a few of our favorite quotes to awaken your positive side. Dust off your rose colored glasses and read on for some inspired wisdom!

1. “You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down.” – Charlie Chaplin

2. “Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.” – Dalai Lama

3. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis

4. “I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.” – Lucille Ball

5. “Things are always better in the morning.” – Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

6. “I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.” – Benjamin Franklin

7. “There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” – Henri Matisse

8. “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, ‘I’m Possible.’” – Audrey Hepburn

9. “Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.” – Mark Twain

10. “Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times. If one only remembers to turn on the light.” – Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

11. “I always say don’t make plans, make options.” – Jennifer Aniston

12. “Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase. Just take the first step.” – Martin Luther King. Jr.

13. “Birds make great sky-circles of their freedom. How do they learn it? They fall, and falling, they’re given wings.” – Rumi

14. “You’re in pretty good shape for the shape you are in.” – Dr. Seuss

15. “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.”  – Ralph Waldo Emerson

16. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

17. “Don’t let your failures define you—let them teach you.” – Barack Obama

18. “It’s amazing what you can get if you quietly, clearly, and authoritatively demand it.” – Meryl Streep

19. “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” – Albert Einstein

20. “Those who wish to sing, always find a song.” – Swedish Proverb

21. “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

22.  “My point is, life is about balance. The good and the bad. The highs and the lows. The pina and the colada.” – Ellen DeGeneres