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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.
"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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"We're still pretty far apart. I'm looking for a six-figure advance and they're refusing to read the manuscript."
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"Maybe the compassionate part will kick in during the second half of the Administration."
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"My leaving Wilkins & Jennings was perfectly amicable. They felt that I should be fired, and I agreed."
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"You also had a very good feeling about the last one."
Pessimists v Optimists.
"Look on the dark side."
"We do value optimism here, but nobody is going to be influenced by happy faces in the margins of your resume."
'I think I can...'
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"It could have been worse."
"It's through our attorneys, but at least we're talking."
"While we haven't actually achieved these results yet the existence of this chart demonstrates our preparation."
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The first green shoots of recovery.
"Politically, we're a little more hopeful these days—we've stopped spelling 'America' with a 'k.'"
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"On the bright side, we're too old to die young."
"I like to think that each generation will need a little less therapy than the generation before."
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"Remember how I said I was happiest when we had nothing?"
'Don't be downhearted, Larry. I believe that when life slams a door in your face, it always opens another one for you somewhere else!'