Magical Life Advice from Muppets Creator Jim Henson

“I know I drive some people crazy with what seems like ridiculous optimism, but it has always worked for me,” Muppets founder Jim Henson once said. But it’s exactly that optimism that continues to make the puppeteering auteur stand out from a crowd of creators. Today would have been Henson’s 80th birthday. Here are 20 positive and charming quotes from Henson for better living.