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Definition of Optimist

Optimist

  1. One who holds the opinion that all events are ordered for the best.
  2. One who looks on the bright side of things, or takes hopeful views; -- opposed to pessimist.

Optimist Quotations

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. - William Arthur Ward
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
William Arthur Ward

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Winston Churchill

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.
Albert Schweitzer

The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true. - J. Robert Oppenheimer
The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true.
J. Robert Oppenheimer

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.
Michael Morpurgo
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Optimist Translations

optimist in Dutch is optimist
optimist in French is optimiste
optimist in Italian is ottimista

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