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28 Pessimism Quotes

There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.

Mark Twain Quotes

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No good deed goes unpunished.

Clare Boothe Luce Quotes

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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.

Janeane Garofalo Quotes

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In the long run the pessimist may be proved right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip.

Daniel L. Reardon Quotes

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Pessimism, when you get used to it, is just as agreeable as optimism.

Enoch Arnold Bennett Quotes

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I am not a pessimist; to perceive evil where it exists is, in my opinion, a form of optimism.

Roberto Rossellini Quotes

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Pessimism is, in brief, playing the sure game. You cannot lose at it; you may gain. It is the only view of life in which you can never be disappointed. Having reckoned what to do in the worst possible circumstances, when better arise, as they may, life becomes child's play.

Thomas Hardy Quotes

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Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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A pessimist is one who feels bad when he feels good for fear he'll feel worse when he feels better.

Jack Cleary Quotes

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The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose

Kahlil Gibran Quotes

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The man who is a pessimist before forty-eight knows too much; if he is an optimist after it he knows too little

Mark Twain Quotes

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I'm a pessimist because of intelligence, but an optimist because of will

Antonio Gramsci Quotes

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Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power

William James Quotes

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

Robert Oppenheimer Quotes

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A pessimist asked 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 overlooked something - the mortality of the optimist.

Ambrose Bierce Quotes

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Pessimists are the people who have no hope for themselves or for others. Pessimists are also people who think the human race is beneath their notice, that they're better than other human beings.

James Baldwin Quotes

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If you pray for rain, don't be surprised if you're struck by lightning.

Damien Cannon Quotes

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Pessimism never won any battle.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes

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If we see light at the end of the tunnel, it the light of the oncoming train.

Robert Lowell Quotes

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A pessimist is a person who has had to listen to too many optimists.

Don Marquis Quotes

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In the long run, the pessimist may be proven right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip.

Daniel Readon Quotes

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The pessimist is seldom an agitating individual. His creed breeds indifference to others, and he does not trouble himself to thrust his views upon the unconvinced.

Agnes Repplier Quotes

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A pessimist is a man who thinks everybody is as nasty as himself.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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I doubt anyone will ever see -- anywhere -- a memorial to a pessimist.

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Pessimism is only the name that men of weak nerves give to wisdom.

Bernard De Voto Quotes

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