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Pessimism Quotes


These are some of the best 'Pessimism' quotations and sayings.

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

A pessimist? A man who thinks everybody as nasty as himself, and hates them for it.

An optimist may see a light where there is none, but why must the pessimist always run to blow it out?

How happy are the pessimists! What joy is theirs when they have proved there is no joy.

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

I don't think you lead by pessimism and cynicism. I think you lead by optimism and enthusiasm and energy.

If pessimism is despair, optimism is cowardice and stupidity. Is there any need to choose between them?

Many an optimist has become rich by buying out a pessimist.

Optimism and pessimism are mere matters of optics, of how you look at things, and that can change from day to day, or with a new prescription for your glasses -- or with a new set of ideological filters. See quote detail

Pessimism is a luxury that a Jew can never allow himself.

Pessimism is as American as apple pie - frozen apple pie with a slice of processed cheese.

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

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

Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.

Pessimism never won any battle.

Pessimism of the spirit; optimism of the will.

Pessimism only describes an attitude, and not facts, and hence is entirely subjective.

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