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An optimist is a guy that has never had much experience.
A pessimist and an optimist, so much the worse; so much the better.
Jean de La Fontaine
I used to be an optimist, but now I know that nothing is going to turn out as I expect.
I'm an optimist.
Perhaps believing in good design is like believing in God, it makes you an optimist.
With optimism, you look upon the sunny side of things. People say, 'Studs, you're an optimist.' I never said I was an optimist. I have hope because what's the alternative to hope? Despair? If you have despair, you might as well put your head in the oven.
The point of living and of being an optimist is to be foolish enough to believe the best is yet to come.
I'm a big cockeyed optimist. I try to accentuate the positive as opposed to the negative.
I'm an optimist; I always hope that each new script is going to be a great story.
Many an optimist has become rich by buying out a pessimist.
Robert G. Allen
Something I've realized lately, to my shock, is that I am an optimist, in that I think humans are almost infinitely capable of self-change and self-modification, and that we really can build the future that we want if we're smart about it.
Wherever my story takes me, however dark and difficult the theme, there is always some hope and redemption, not because readers like happy endings, but because I am an optimist at heart. I know the sun will rise in the morning, that there is a light at the end of every tunnel.
An optimist is a driver who thinks that empty space at the curb won't have a hydrant beside it.
I find, when you're an optimist, life has a funny way of looking after you.
You can do anything you think you can. This knowledge is literally the gift of the gods, for through it you can solve every human problem. It should make of you an incurable optimist. It is the open door.
Well, I'm an optimist.
Harry Connick, Jr.
Which is, I'm an optimist that two people can be together to work out their conflicts. And that commitment, I think, might be what love is, because they both grow from their relationship.
The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true.
James Branch Cabell
But I am an optimist about Britain; and the difference between an optimist and a pessimist is not that the optimist believes the world is wonderful and the pessimist believes it's beset by challenges; the difference is the pessimist believes we will be defeated by them; the optimist thinks the challenges can be overcome.
I'm an optimist, but an optimist who carries a raincoat.
I'm a genetic optimist.
A lot of people over time have had this kind of pattern in their relationship with Bill Clinton. You first meet him and you're overwhelmed by his talent. He's so energetic and articulate and full of ideas and he calls himself a congenital optimist and that optimism is contagious.
Dee Dee Myers
An optimist understands that life can be a bumpy road, but at least it is leading somewhere. They learn from mistakes and failures, and are not afraid to fail again.
I have to be an optimist and say that it might get better.
I'm an optimist about humanity in general, I suppose.
I'm an un-healable positive optimist.
In choosing a partner, always pick the optimist.
And the funny thing is, I've always been an optimist - it's practically a congenital disorder with me.
The optimist underestimates how difficult it is to achieve real change, believing that anything is possible and it's possible now. Only by confronting head-on the reality that all progress is going to be obstructed by vested interests and corrupted by human venality can we create realistic programmes that actually have a chance of success.
Progress is more of a challenge for the cynic but also more important and urgent, since for the optimist things aren't that bad and are bound to get better anyway.
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