quotes tagged with 'pessimism'

Life is ten percent what you make it, and ninety percent how you take it.

Author: Irving Berlin, Source: unknwonSaved by Doc in life optimism mind pessimism reaction 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
the pessimist complains about the wind,
the optimist expects it to change,
and the realist adjusts the sails.
Author: unknown, Source: unknownSaved by bluesfreak in optimism pessimism perception reality 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
My pessimism extends to the point of even suspecting the sincerity of other pessimists.
Author: Jean Rostand, Source: unknownSaved by friedmoon in humor pessimism 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
The spirit of the gospel is optimistic. It trusts in God and looks on the bright side of things. The opposite or pessimistic drags men down and away from God, looks on the dark side, murmurs, complains, and is slow to yield obedience.
Author: Orson F. Whitney, Source: April 1917 General ConferenceSaved by cboyack in church happiness obedience optimism gospel complain pessimism hope murmur positivity 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Author: Winston Churchill, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in optimism opportunity pessimism difficulty 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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