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Sometimes pessimism or optimism gets popular, and it's contagious.

Quoted by Edward C. Prescott

The pessimism that protests and defends itself cannot be truly said to be pessimism.

Quoted by Miguel de Unamuno

Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.

Quoted by Oscar Wilde

A pessimist is a man who has been compelled to live with an optimist.

Quoted by Elbert Hubbard

Pessimism has never done anything but tear down and destroy what optimism has built up.

Quoted by Orison Swett Marden

Pessimism of the spirit; optimism of the will.

Quoted by Antonio Gramsci

A pessimist is a man who looks both ways when he crosses the street.

Quoted by Laurence J. Peter

We all agree that pessimism is a mark of superior intellect.

Quoted by John Kenneth Galbraith

Pessimism is only the name that men of weak nerves give to wisdom.

Quoted by Bernard DeVoto

Sometimes a pessimist is only an optimist with extra information.

Quoted by Idries Shah

There are moments when everything goes well; don't be frightened, it won't last.

Quoted by Jules Renard

A pessimist is a man who thinks all women are bad. An optimist is one who hopes they are.

Quoted by Chauncey Depew

Pessimism, when you get used to it, is just as agreeable as optimism.

Quoted by Arnold Bennett