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A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
William Arthur Ward
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little.
I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can't make it through one door, I'll go through another door - or I'll make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.
I am confident that, in the end, common sense and justice will prevail. I'm an optimist, brought up on the belief that if you wait to the end of the story, you get to see the good people live happily ever after.
I'm an optimist in the sense that I believe humans are noble and honorable, and some of them are really smart. I have a very optimistic view of individuals.
Don't ever become a pessimist... a pessimist is correct oftener than an optimist, but an optimist has more fun, and neither can stop the march of events.
Robert A. Heinlein
A pessimist? That's a person who has been intimately acquainted with an optimist.
An optimist may see a light where there is none, but why must the pessimist always run to blow it out?
The farmer has to be an optimist or he wouldn't still be a farmer.
An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight... the truly wise person is colorblind.
A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.
Harry S. Truman
The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
I am an optimist because I want to change things for the better and I know that blood has to be spilled and disharmony and cruelty are necessary to do that.
An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.
In these times you have to be an optimist to open your eyes when you awake in the morning.
I am an optimist, unrepentant and militant. After all, in order not to be a fool an optimist must know how sad a place the world can be. It is only the pessimist who finds this out anew every day.
Well, you know, I'm the forever optimist.
The difference between an optimist and a pessimist? An optimist laughs to forget, but a pessimist forgets to laugh.
An optimist is a fellow who believes a housefly is looking for a way to get out.
George Jean Nathan
Being an optimist after you've got everything you want doesn't count.
An optimist is a fellow who believes what's going to be will be postponed.
In my last year of school, I was voted Class Optimist and Class Pessimist. Looking back, I realize I was only half right.
An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.
An optimist is a guy that has never had much experience.
I'm an optimist.
An optimist is someone who gets treed by a lion but enjoys the scenery.
A pessimist and an optimist, so much the worse; so much the better.
Jean de La Fontaine
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