Quotes and Sayings about Pessimism

Quotes and Sayings about Pessimism

Things are never so bad they can't be made worse.
I've never seen a monument erected to a pessimist.
The optimist thinks that this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist knows it.
Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.
Society needs both optimists and pessimists. For example, an optimist invented the airplane while a pessimist invented the parachute.
The pessimist complains about the wind;
The optimist expects it to change;
The realist adjusts the sails.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

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Things are going to get better. Be optimistic.
Whatever you do to gain success, you have to hang in there and hope good things happen. Always think positive.
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In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.
Ain't nothing a man can't do if he believes in himself.
I gave up drinking once - it was the worst afternoon of my entire life.
When America's early pioneers first turned their eyes toward the West, they did not demand that somebody take care of them if they got ill or got old. They did not demand maximum pay for minimum work, and even pay for no work at all.
Ever since I made tomorrow my favorite day, I've been uncomfortable looking back.
I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.
In some sort of crude sense, which no vulgarity, no humor, no overstatement can quite extinguish, the physicists have known sin; and this is a knowledge which they cannot lose.
The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk.
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I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
Winston Churchill (on his 75th birthday)
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

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