"Both optimists and pessimists contribute to our society. The optimist invents the airplane and the pessimist the parachute."
Gladys Bronwyn Stern
Source: Biloxi, Miss., Sun Herald
Contributed by: mathi
Do you know what a pessimist is? A man who thinks everybody is as nasty as himself, and hates them for it.
George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)
Contributed by: andre
I am not a pessimist, I am an optimist with experience.
Contributed by: Jenna
An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while the pessimist sees only the red stoplight. The truly wise person is colorblind.
Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)
Contributed by: Tracy Phaup
Inside every pessimist is an optimist waiting to be liberated.
Source: Mr. Prophet
Contributed by: Mr.
No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
Helen Keller (1880 - 1968)
Contributed by: RainbowBright
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