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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...'
Daily Affirmations: 'You can succeed!! You are a Peli-'CAN' not a peli-can't.'
The Thinker and the Doer.
"The trouble is, professor, you see the Erlenmeyer flask half empty and I see it half full."
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5 day forecast.
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Rev. Bob, The Realist: '...You may now go from adoring to criticizing each other.'
Calm in the Face of Chaos
"Waiter! My glass is half empty."
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'I know it sounds weird, Bill, but it's true! When I focus on what I can BRING to the feeding frenzy instead of what I get from it, I feel a whole lot better about myself!'
Road signs: Life is a Journey (stay left) and Life is a Destination (exit ahead).
'... And looking at the extended forecast. We see the swarms of locusts moving out by the weekend just in time for another wave of burning hail.'
"Showing up is half the losing battle."
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Life is Unfair: Insert $1,000 - Get Nothing in Return.
"Life sucks and then you keep living."
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'Where Are They Now?'
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"When you get a chance, remember to ask God the meaning of life-it's a riot."
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"I try not to be judgemental but I see everything in black and white."
"You take small bites out life, Howard, and chew thoroughly."
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"Most of all, he'll be remembered for his irrepressible spirit."
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"This is a minor setback. The hunter-gatherer economy is still good."
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"I feel I have perspective but mostly because I'm tall."
"What I'll miss most is his indefatigable optimism."
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