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'I'm not sure if I'm an optimist or a pessimist. . . I see the glass half-clean.'
Optimistic Optometry: Sale Rose-colored glasses.
'Welcome to another one of life's brick walls standing directly in your path! Please select from the following options...'
"As for me, I could stand a little global warming."
"You've suffered a loss and you need time to grieve, also, tomorrow the market may turn around."
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The Conga Line of Past Selves.
The Return of Guarded Optimism
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Pollyanna in Hell.
"My leaving Wilkins & Jennings was perfectly amicable. They felt that I should be fired, and I agreed."
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"You will have a nice day."
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The Pessimist, the Optimist and Uncle Stan.
"Maybe the compassionate part will kick in during the second half of the Administration."
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"Will this global warming mean we'll have longer summer vacations?"
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"Try to think of being hopelessly lost as less of a weakness and more of an opportunity."
'Whoa! Half empty! Definitely half empty!'
'Now, keep in mind that these numbers are only as accurate as the fictitious data, ludicrous assumptions and wishful thinking they're based upon!'
"We do value optimism here, but nobody is going to be influenced by happy faces in the margins of your resume."
Doug reasoned that things could be worse...but just how much worse...he wasn't sure??
'I think I can...'
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Realists and Idealist Numbers
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"It could have been worse."
"Politically, we're a little more hopeful these days—we've stopped spelling 'America' with a 'k.'"
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"While we haven't actually achieved these results yet the existence of this chart demonstrates our preparation."
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