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“The optimist pleasantly ponders how high his kite will fly; the pessimist woefully wonders how soon his kite will fall.”
William Arthur Ward
“Between the optimist and the pessimist, the difference is droll. The optimist sees the doughnut; the pessimist the hole!”
“The farmer has to be an optimist or he wouldn't still be a farmer.”
“You've got to be (an) optimist to be a Democrat, and you've got to be a humorist to stay one”
“A pessimist? That's a person who has been intimately acquainted with an optimist.”
“The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.”
James Branch Cabell
“When I look at the world I'm pessimistic, but when I look at people I am optimistic.”
“An optimist is someone who gets treed by a lion but enjoys the scenery.”
“I am neither an optimist nor pessimist, but a possibilist.”
“In the long run the pessimist may be proven right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip”
Daniel L. Reardon
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