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Funny Pessimism Quotes
Funny Quotes about Pessimism

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Footprints in the sand...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Pay attention.
Don't let resentments or pessimism answer for you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Pessimism never won any battle.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The test of all beliefs is their practical effect in life.
If it be true that optimism compels the world forward,
and pessimism retards it, then it is dangerous to
propagate a pessimistic philosophy.
- Helen Keller

Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller


 

Pessimism only describes an attitude,
and not facts, and hence is entirely subjective.
- Francis Parker Yockey

Pessimism is a luxury that a Jew can never allow himself.
- Golda Meir

If pessimism is despair, optimism is cowardice and stupidity.
Is there any need to choose between them?
- Francis Parker Yockey


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We all agree that pessimism is a mark of superior intellect.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Pessimism is as American as apple pie -
frozen apple pie with a slice of processed cheese.
- George Will

One has to have the courage of one's pessimism.
- Ian Mcewan

I don't believe in pessimism.
If something doesn't come up the way you want,
forge ahead.
If you think it's going to rain, it will.
- Clint Eastwood

Pessimism of the spirit; optimism of the will.
- Antonio Gramsci

I don't think you lead by pessimism and cynicism.
I think you lead by optimism and enthusiasm and energy.
- Patricia Ireland

Pessimism is only the name that men of weak nerves give to wisdom.
- Bernard De Voto

My pessimism goes to the point of suspecting the sincerity of the pessimists.
- Edmond Rostand

Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.
- William James

Criticism and pessimism destroy families,
undermine institutions of all kinds,
defeat nearly everyone,
and spread a shroud of gloom over entire nations.
- Gordon B. Hinckley

There's probably a little greater case for pessimism than optimism.
But I do not rule out optimism.
- Jim Leach

Pessimism, when you get used to it, is just as agreeable as optimism.
- Arnold Bennett

My pessimism extends to the point of even suspecting
the sincerity of other pessimists.
- Jean Rostand

Optimism doesn't wait on facts.
It deals with prospects.
Pessimism is a waste of time.
- Norman Cousins

You know, the pessimism which exists now in the Middle
East existed in Northern Ireland,
but we stayed at it.
- George J. Mitchell

In securing the future of the planet,
we secure happiness for ourselves.
One of the aims of the Greens is to turn around the
tide of pessimism amongst the young people of the world.
- Bob Brown

I found, when I left, that there were others who felt the same way.
We'd meet, they'd come and seek me out,
we'd talk about the future.
And I found that their depression and pessimism was
every bit as acute as mine.
- Wole Soyinka

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am but a grain of sand on the beach of life.
My footprints in the sands of time soon wash away.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The man who is awakened, lives in such a way
that he leaves no footprints.
- Osho quoting The Buddha

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

Blondes make the best victims.
They're like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints.
- Alfred Hitchcock

The moon is essentially gray, no color.
It looks like plaster of Paris, like dirty beach sand
with lots of footprints in it.
- James A. Lovell

Chinese buildings are like American buildings,
with big footprints.
People don't care about daylight or fresh air.
- Helmut Jahn

All along the untrodden paths of the future,
I can see the footprints of an unseen hand.
- Boyle Roche

While it is well enough to leave footprints on the sands of time,
it is even more important to make sure they point in a commendable direction.
- James Branch Cabell

Lives of great men all remind us, we can make our lives sublime,
and, departing, leave behind us, footprints on the sands of time.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

So much of religion is exegesis.
I would rather follow in the footprints of Christ than all of the dogma.
- Christy Turlington

The key players are now all in place in Washington
and in state governments across America to officially
label carbon dioxide as a pollutant and enact laws
that tax us citizens for our carbon footprints.
- John Coleman

A majority of American citizens are now becoming skeptical
of the claim that our carbon footprints,
resulting from our use of fossil fuels,
are going to lead to climatic calamities.
But governments are not yet listening to the citizens.
- John Coleman

The witnessing soul is like the sky.
The birds fly in the sky but they don't leave any footprints.
That's what Buddha says, that the man who is awakened
lives in such a way that he leaves no footprints.
He is without wounds and without scars; he never looks back -
there is no point. He has lived that moment so totally
that what is the need to look back again and again?
He never looks ahead, he never looks back, he lives in the moment.
- Osho

"Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!"
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

An "enemy" is a mirage -
an image of self reflected on the sands of Hell.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

And on the pedestal these words appear:
`My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings:
'Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!'
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Well, actually, I do the voiceover for Quentin Sands.
- Lawrence Taylor

Countless as the sands of the sea are human passions.
- Nikolai Gogol

I was signed to MGM.
I was in Vegas for sixteen weeks at the Sands Hotel.
- Solomon Burke

Our Constitution was not written in the sands to be
washed away by each wave of new judges blown in by
each successive political wind.
- Hugo Black

If one is reported as having set up camp overseas,
it's as if one has made oneself unavailable.
- Julian Sands

No one is fit to judge a book until he has rounded
Cape Horn in a sailing vessel,
until he has bumped into two or three icebergs,
until he has been lost in the sands of the desert,
until he has spent a few years in the House of the Dead.
- Van Wyck Brooks

Everyone, Republican or otherwise, has their own particular part to play.
No part is too great or too small; no one is too old
or too young to do something.
- Bobby Sands

We must see our present fight right through to the very end.
- Bobby Sands

They have nothing in their whole imperial arsenal that
can break the spirit of one Irishman who doesn't want to be broken.
- Bobby Sands

Nobody could dissapear to their trailer once it was up and running,
you were all there on the same stage.
It was 10 days of rehearsal and 10 days of shooting,
which was very tiring.
- Julian Sands

Our revenge will be the laughter of our children.
- Bobby Sands

They won't break me because the desire for freedom,
and the freedom of the Irish people,
is in my heart.
The day will dawn when all the people of Ireland will
have the desire for freedom to show.
It is then that we will see the rising of the moon.
- Bobby Sands

If you watch Olivier's interviews, he has this reptilian tongue;
it seems too big for his mouth.
My pursuit of that became distracting,
so I let it go.
The thrill was finding the right pair of glasses.
- Julian Sands

However beautiful the strategy,
you should occasionally look at the results.
- Winston Churchill

Any girl can be glamorous.
All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
- Hedy Lamarr

I found there was only one way to look thin:
hang out with fat people.
- Rodney Dangerfield

I buy expensive suits.
They just look cheap on me.
- Warren Buffett

Look your best - who said love is blind?
- Mae West

I don't have to look up my family tree,
because I know that I'm the sap.
- Fred Allen

When your friends begin to flatter
you on how young you look,
it's a sure sign you're getting old.
- Mark Twain

And you, Sonja, you look more beautiful
standing here than you do in person.
- the movie Love and Death (1975)

The invisible and nonexistent look much alike.
- Delos B. McKown

I am fond of pigs.
Dogs look up to us.
Cats look down on us.
Pigs treat us as equals.
- Winston Churchill

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth -
look at the dying man's struggle at his last extremity,
and then tell me whether something that begins and ends thus
could be intended for enjoyment.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations...
The quotations, when engraved upon the memory, give you good thoughts.
They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.
- Winston Churchill

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
- John Lubbock


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