Keyword: Optimist

The optimist invents the airplane and the pessimist the parachute.

(1890 – 1973) English writer & critic

Optimist: An anti-skeptic.

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 who calls bullshit fertilizer.

(1902 – 1963) Danish actor

Optimist: A middle-aged man who believes that the cleaners have been shrinking the waistband of his pants.

You're like the pessimist, who looks at his pants and thinks they're half empty. You should be more like the optometrist, who looks through his glasses and thinks they're half full.

(1971 – ) American actress

The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little.

Samuel Clemens (1835 – 1910) author & humorist

I'm not a pessimist, I'm an optometrist.

Optimist: Someone who tells you to cheer up when things are going his way.

An optimist is a man who has never had much experience.

(1878 – 1937) humorist, journalist & author

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