quote by Shimon Peres

Optimists and pessimists die the exact same death, but they live very different lives!

— Shimon Peres

Pioneering Optimists And Pessimists quotations

Optimists and pessimists quote A pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees opportunity i

A pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.

I am by nature an optimist and by intellectual conviction a pessimist.

One cannot be pessimistic about the West.

This is the native home of hope. When it fully learns that cooperation, not rugged individualism, is the quality that most characterizes and preserves it, then it will have achieved itself and outlived its origins. Then it has a chance to create a society to match its scenery.

Optimists and pessimists quote The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The l

The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.

A pessimist sees only the dark side of the clouds and mopes;

a philosopher sees both sides and shrugs; an optimist doesn't see the clouds at all - he's walking on them.

Don't ever become a pessimist... a pessimist is correct oftener than an optimist, but an optimist has more fun, and neither can stop the march of events.

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.

Optimists and pessimists quote The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the r

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjust the sails.

Dear optimist, pessimist, and realist--while you guys were busy arguing about the glass of wine, I drank it! Sincerely, the opportunist!

The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns;

the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.

There's no difference between a pessimist who says, "Oh it's hopeless, so don't bother doing anything." and an optimist who says, "Don't bother doing anything, it's going to turn out fine anyways. Either way, nothing happens."

Optimists and pessimists quote A stumbling block to the pessimist is a stepping stone to the optimist.

A stumbling block to the pessimist is a stepping stone to the optimist.

Traditionalists are pessimists about the future and optimists about the past.

Between the optimist and the pessimist, the difference is droll.

The optimist sees the doughnut; the pessimist the hole!

Between the optimist and the pessimist, the difference is droll.

The optimist sees the doughnut; the pessimist the hole!

Optimists and pessimists quote A stumbling block to the pessimist is a stepping stone to the optimist.

A stumbling block to the pessimist is a stepping stone to the optimist.

The intelligent investor is a realist who sells to optimists and buys from pessimists.

If we can recognize that change and uncertainty are basic principles, we can greet the future and the transformation we are undergoing with the understanding that we do not know enough to be pessimistic.

Pessimists are usually right and optimists are usually wrong but all the great changes have been accomplished by optimists.

Pessimists are usually right and optimists are usually wrong but all the great changes have been accomplished by optimists.

Pessimists are second rate people. They do not believe in life. ... All they want to do is drag you down and appease their own feelings of mediocrity and fear.

The market is a pendulum that forever swings between unsustainable optimism (which makes stocks too expensive) and unjustified pessimism (which makes them too cheap). The intelligent investor is a realist who sells to optimists and buys from pessimists.

The pessimist waits for better times, and expects to keep on waiting;

the optimist goes to work with the best that is at hand now, and proceeds to create better times.

The arms race is based on an optimistic view of technology and a pessimistic view of man. It assumes there is no limit to the ingenuity of science and no limit to the deviltry of human beings.

I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.

To the optimist all doors have handles and hinges;

to the pessimist, all doors have locks and latches.

Men will gather knowledge no matter what the consequences.

Science will go on whether we are pessimistic or optimistic, as I am. More interesting discoveries than we can imagine will be made, and I am awaiting them, full of curiosity and enthusiasm.

The difference between an optimist and a pessimist? An optimist laughs to forget, but a pessimist forgets to laugh.

The pessimist complains about the wind;The optimist expects it to change;And the realist adjusts the sails.

we find that the optimists have an undeniable advantage over the pessimists.

Many studies show that they do better on exams, in their chosen profession, and in their relationships, live longer and in better health, enjoy a better chance of surviving postoperative shock, and are less prone to depression and suicide.

An optimist will tell you the glass is half-full;

the pessimist, half-empty; and the engineer will tell you the glass is twice the size it needs to be.

A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will's freedom after it.

A conservative government survives essentially by dampening expectations and subduing hopes. Conservatism is basically pessimistic, reformism is basically optimistic.

An optimist is a person who sees only the lights in the picture, whereas a pessimist sees only the shadows. An idealist, however, is one who sees the light and the shadows, but in addition sees something else: the possibility of changing the picture, of making the lights prevail over the shadows.

The spirit of the gospel is optimistic;

it trusts in God and looks on the bright side of things. The opposite or pessimistic spirit drags men down and away from God, looks on the dark side, murmurs, complains, and is slow to yield obedience.

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.

In optimism there is magic. In pessimism there is nothing.

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

The pessimist sees only the tunnel; the optimist sees the light at the end of the tunnel; the realist sees the tunnel and the light - and the next tunnel.

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