Quotes by optimism
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American singer-songwriter 1949-
Pessimism and optimism are slammed up against each other in my records, the tension between them is where it's all at, it's what lights the fire.
American philosopher 1842-1910
Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.
Italian philosopher, journalist and linguist 1891-aged
Pessimism of the spirit; optimism of the will.
British novelist 1867-1931
Pessimism, when you get used to it, is just as agreeable as optimism.
Post-modernism is modernism with the optimism taken out.
Irish writer 1854-1900
The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
American writer and criticus 1932-
The guarantee that our self enjoys an intended relation to the outer world is most, if not all, we ask from religion. God is the self projected onto reality by our natural and necessary optimism. He is the not-me personified.
British psychologist 1859-1939
The place where optimism flourishes most is in the lunatic asylum.
English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018
There are grounds for cautious optimism that we may now be near the end ofthe search for the ultimate laws of nature.
English writer 1882-1941
These are the soul's changes. I don't believe in aging. I believe in forever altering one's aspect to the sun. Hence my optimism.
American author, professor, feminist (born G.J.Watkins) 1952-
These days I wonder more and more why people are pessimistic when American history actually supports optimism.
American economist 1953-
Well, optimism's a good thing. It - makes people go out and - you know, start businesses and spend and do whatever is necessary to get the economy going.
German-born Swiss novelist and poet 1877-1962
What I always hated and detested and cursed above all things was this contentment, this healthiness and comfort, this carefully preserved optimism of the middle classes, this fat and prosperous brood of mediocrity.
American business executive 1951-
What I've really learned over time is that optimism is a very, very important part of leadership.
American businessman, poet and humanitarian 1840-1924
When the aerials are down, and your spirit is covered with snows of cynicism and the ice of pessimism, then you are grown old, even at twenty, but as long as your aerials are up, to catch the waves of optimism, there is hope you may die young at eighty.
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