Optimists Quotes

Quotes tagged as "optimists" (showing 1-8 of 8)
Tiffanie DeBartolo
“Personally, I don’t like inherently happy people. I don’t trust them. I think there’s something seriously wrong with anyone who isn’t at least a little let down by the world.”
Tiffanie DeBartolo, How to Kill a Rock Star

Rex Stout
“[A] pessimist gets nothing but pleasant surprises, an optimist nothing but unpleasant.”
Rex Stout, Fer-de-Lance

Stephen King
“Most people are optimists, although they may claim they are not. People who call themselves realists are often the biggest optimists of all.”
Stephen King, UR

Wayne Gerard Trotman
“Optimists are usually inexperienced.”
Wayne Gerard Trotman, Veterans of the Psychic Wars

Robert  Black
“Isn't it strange how the most lethal cynics are often the most optimistic creative dreamers?”
Robert Black

Roger Scruton
“Nonsense has taken up residence in the heart of public debate and also in the academy. This nonsense is part of the huge fund of unreason on which the plans and schemes of optimists draw for their vitality. Nonsense confiscates meaning. It thereby puts truth and falsehood, reason and unreason, light and darkness on an equal footing. It is a blow cast in defence of intellectual freedom, as the optimists construe it, namely the freedom to believe anything at all, provided you feel better for it.”
Roger Scruton, The Uses of Pessimism: And the Danger of False Hope

Bogdan Vaida
“Optimists see the glass as half full.
Pessimists see the glass as half empty.

Experiential trainers see the whole glass and its context.”
Bogdan Vaida

Mehmet Murat ildan
“The young pessimist is much older than the old optimist!”
Mehmet Murat ildan