Pessimism Related Quotes
It is the hopeful, buoyant, cheerful attitude of mind that wins. Optimism is a success builder; pessimism an achievement killer.
Pessimism becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy; it reproduces itself by crippling our willingness to act.
“An optimist may see a light where there is none, but why must the pessimist always run to blow it out?”
“Both optimists and pessimists contribute to our society. The optimist invents the airplane and the pessimist the parachute.”
“In the short term there is a lot of pessimism among farmers as a whole. But they want to believe it will work itself out.”
“Criticism and pessimism destroy families, undermine institutions of all kinds, defeat nearly everyone, and spread a shroud of gloom over entire nations.”
“The first half of the year was impacted by pessimism about oil prices and the threat of a soft patch, ... But I think there's been a change in terms of expectations. I look for the S&P; 500 to gravitate higher through the rest of the year.”