i'm a born pessimist. good thing i married one of the most optimistic people i know. otherwise we'd drag each other down a lot.
Optimist: someone who figures that taking a step backward after taking a step forward is not a disaster, it's a cha-cha. ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com
Optimism is the foundation of courage. ~Nicholas Murray Butler
In the long run the pessimist may be proved right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip. ~Daniel L. Reardon
After 5000 years of recorded human history, you wonder, What part of 2,000,000 sunrises doesn't a pessimist understand? ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com
A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties. ~Harry Truman