Pessimism is 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.
A pessimist is a person who has had to listen to too many optimists.
I guess I just prefer to see the dark side of things. The glass is always half-empty. And cracked. And I just cut my lip on it. And chipped a tooth.
The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.
Creeds matter very little... The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true. So I elect for neither label.
A pessimist sees only the dark side of the clouds and mopes; a philosopher sees both sides and shrugs; an optimist doesn't see the clouds at all - he's walking on them.
I see light at the end of the tunnel.
Man, at least when educated, is a pessimist. He believes it safer not to reflect on his achievements; Jove is known to strike such people down.
No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
We live in the best of all possible worlds
It is wisdom in prosperity, when all is as thou wouldn't have it, to fear and suspect the worst.
Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.
There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.
I guess I just prefer to see the dark side of things.
If we see light at the end of the tunnel, it's the light of the oncoming train.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars.
A pessimist is a man who has been compelled to live with an optimist.
A pessimist is a man who thinks all women are bad. An optimist is a man who hopes they are.
Pessimists are not boring. Pessimists are right. Pessimists are superfluous.
The average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half-inch eraser - in case you thought optimism was dead.
A pessimist is one who builds dungeons in the air.
The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.
Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.
In my last year of school, I was voted Class Optimist and Class Pessimist. Looking back, I realize I was only half right.
You'll never find a rainbow if you're looking down
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