"Optimists are usually wrong. But all the great change in history, positive change, was done by optimists."
"The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge."Thomas Friedman on Albert Einstein
"I do believe we're all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other."Thomas Friedman on Harvey Fierstein
"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results."Thomas Friedman on Willie Nelson
"Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will."Thomas Friedman on Zig Ziglar
"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes."Thomas Friedman on John Wooden
"Rock stars get room keys, I get business cards."
"Sometimes, when my wife and I were going out to dinner, I would take my laptop with me and work in the car, so as to take advantage of the half hour going and coming."
"I think we have lost our groove as a country. One of the reasons was the attack on 9/11. We got knocked off our game. From a country that always exported hope we went into the business of exporting fear."
"We need better neighbors, neighbors that care about the schools in their neighborhood whether they have kids in them or not, because they know that the health and vitality of that neighborhood depends on it."
"It created a global platform that allowed more people to plug and play, collaborate and compete, share knowledge and share work, than anything we have ever seen in the history of the world."