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'I'm not sure if I'm an optimist or a pessimist. . . I see the glass half-clean.'
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The Ekert Saga: '...A place where people are always unhappy no matter how well things are going? Ah! Got it...Go to Fenway Park in Boston.'
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"We teach them that the world can be an unpredictable, dangerous and sometimes frightening place, while being careful not to spoil their lovely innocence. It's tricky."
"Did you ever have one of those days when you felt you would never be soft and fluffy again?"
"Don't get too attached, everything you cherish will disappear the moment you look away. Nothing you love is permanent."
Pessimists v Optimists.
"So honey, how bad was your day today?"
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"Here's to even lower expectations in the New Year."
"Look on the dark side."
"Don't be so defeatist!"
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"Waiter! My glass is half empty."
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"Showing up is half the losing battle."
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"This is where I get most of my negative thinking done."
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"Making a difference doesn't make a difference."
"What company do you see yoursel starting when you leave this one in five years?"
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"I know I'm going to be disappointed, but I don't know how, so that's the exciting part."
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"He's lying! Just like all men! Oh God, mother was right, I'm never getting married, am I?"
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"Do you dwell in the wasted years behind your or the terrifying years ahead?"
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"Gin? Oh God, I hate gin."
"Soon to be a major disappointment."
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"Nothing's special today."
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World ends tomorrow.
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