It is the hopeful, buoyant, cheerful attitude of mind that wins. Optimism is a success builder; pessimism an achievement killer.
Definiteness of purpose with positive mental attitude is the starting point of all worthwhile achievement.
L]iberalism holds that the resources (divine and human) that are available for the achievement of meaningful change justify an attitude of ultimate optimism
Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's level of aspiration and expectation.
My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.