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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.
Daily Affirmations: 'You can succeed!! You are a Peli-'CAN' not a peli-can't.'
The Thinker and the Doer.
Rev. Bob, The Realist: '...You may now go from adoring to criticizing each other.'
Calm in the Face of Chaos
'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!'
"Waiter! My glass is half empty."
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Road signs: Life is a Journey (stay left) and Life is a Destination (exit ahead).
Life is Unfair: Insert $1,000 - Get Nothing in Return.
"Life sucks and then you keep living."
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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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"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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'Still musn't grumble it could be worse!'
"What I'll miss most is his indefatigable optimism."
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Half Full/Half Empty
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Pessimists saw a ship sinking. Optimists saw that they needn't worry about the Norovirus.
'You say 'dead.' I say 'low maintenance.''
"I don't believe in egrets."
"When she said she was going to be less 'thing' orientated, I didn't realize she meant my thing."
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'He puts a positive spin on everything.'
'I've moved from being cautiously optimistic to being optimistically cautious.'