Pessimist Related Quotes



An optimist is merely an ex-pessimist with his pockets full of money, his digestion in good condition, and his wife in the country.

Helen Rowland


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I have been judged to be a pessimist but what abyss of ignorance and low egoism is not hidden in one who thinks that Man is the god of himself and that his future can only be triumphant?

Eugenio Montale


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Call me a cockeyed pessimist, but I'm having trouble finding any good news in the trashing of Harriet Miers.

Ellen Goodman


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“Scratch a pessimist and you find often a defender of privilege.”

William Beveridge


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The optimist is right. The pessimist is right. Point of view is the determining factor in the life of each.

Ralph Waldo Trine


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We did it!" I said, feeling limp with relief. "It actually worked!" Dr. Turgenev rubbed his forehead. "I had very big doubts." "Big doubts?" I said weakly. The Russian scientist shrugged. "I am pessimist," he said.

Kenneth Oppel


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“Failure yesterday, failure today, failure tomorrow, at least I am a success at being a pessimist.”

Vikrant Parsai


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The the question whether I am a pessimist or an optimist, I answer that my knowledge is pessimistic, but my willing and hope are optimistic.

Albert Schweitzer


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I'm a realist all the way. I'm too cynical to be an optimist. But I've lived too much of a charmed life so far to ever be a pessimist.

Anthony Jeselnik


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“Most people want history to explain how we got here, not to teach them how to change the future. Life happens, be positive.”

Lily Chatterjee


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