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Pessimism is an excuse for not trying and a guarantee to a personal failure.
~ Bill Clinton

 

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Pessimism is as American as apple pie. Frozen apple pie with a slice of processed cheese.
~ George F. Will

 

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Pessimism is only the name that men of weak nerve give to wisdom.
~ Mark Twain

 

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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

 

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Pessimism never won any battle.
~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

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Pessimists are not boring. Pessimists are right. Pessimists are superfluous.
~ Elias Canetti

 

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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

 

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The most prolific period of pessimism comes at twenty-one or thereabouts, when the first attempt is made to translate dreams into reality.
~ Heywood Broun

 

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The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.
~ George F. Will

 

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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

 

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The taste for worst-case scenarios reflects the need to master fear of what is felt to be uncontrollable. It also expresses an imaginative complicity with disaster.
~ Susan Sontag

 

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There is nothing sadder than a young pessimist.
~ Mark Twain

 

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We all agree that pessimism is a mark of superior intellect.
~ John Kenneth Galbraith

 

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You define a good flight by negatives: you didn't get hijacked, you didn't crash, you didn't throw up, you weren't late, you weren't nauseated by the food. So you're grateful.
~ Paul Theroux

 

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You've got to take the bitter with the sour.
~ Samuel Goldwyn

 

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