Neither An Optimist Nor A Pessimist-- Only A Realist.
Neither an Optimist nor a Pessimist-- Only a Realist.
The pessimist complains about the wind; The optimist expects it to change
The realist adjusts the sails. -- William Arthur Ward...
If a pessimist is always right, is he a realist?
Pessimist: An optimist with experience...
Don't ever become a pessimist, Ira; a pessimist is correct oftener than an optimist, but an optimist has more fun -- and neither can stop the march of events.
-- Robert Heinlein, Time Enough For Love...
An optimist invented an airplane; a pessimist a parachute
Twixt the optimist and pessimist The difference is droll
The optimist sees the doughnut But the pessimist sees the hole....
An optimist is a man who looks forward to marriage. A pessimist is a married optimist.
An optimist laughs to forget... a pessimist forgets to la