A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities; an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.
He that hopes no good fears no ill.
A pessimist is a person who has had to listen to too many optimists.
I guess I just prefer to see the dark side of things. The glass is always half empty. And cracked. And I just cut my lip on it. And chipped a tooth.
Focus on your potential instead of your limitations.
Pessimism, n. A philosophy forced upon the convictions of the observer by the disheartening prevalence of the optimist with his scarecrow hope and his unsightly smile.
The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.
She not only expects the worst, but makes the most of it when it happens.
Optimist, n. A proponent of the doctrine that black is white. A pessimist applied to God for relief. “Ah, you wish me to restore your hope and cheerfulness,” said God. “No,” replied the petitioner, “I wish you to create something that would justify them.” – “The world is all created,” said God, “but you have […]
If I didn’t have spiritual faith, I would be a pessimist. But I’m an optimist. I’ve read the last page in the Bible. It’s all going to turn out all right.