The purposes of an Optimist Club are to develop Optimism as a philosophy of life utilizing the tenets of the Optimist Creed; to promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs; to inspire respect for law; to promote patriotism and work for international accord and friendship among all people; to aid and encourage the development of youth in the belief that the giving of one's self in service to others will advance the well-being of humankind, community life and the world.

 

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 that you meet.

  • To make all your friends feel that there is something within 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 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.

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