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Life is a huge farce, and the advantage of possessing a sense of humour is that it enables one to defy fate with mocking laughter.


George R. Gissing


#life #pessimism #humor

What New England is, is a state of mind, a place where dry humor and perpetual disappointment blend to produce an ironic pessimism that folks from away find most perplexing


Willem Lange


#dry-humor #humor #new-england #perplexing #pessimism

I hope to-morrow will be a fine day, Lane. It never is, sir. Lane, you're a perfect pessimist. I do my best to give satisfaction, sir.


Oscar Wilde


#pessimism #humor

How does knowing 'things could be worse' than what I already deem is awful make me feel any better? You mean I could sink even lower? Oh joy!


Richelle E. Goodrich


#pessimism #richelle #richelle-goodrich #sarcasm #sarcasm-humor

The optimist thinks that this is the best of all possible worlds; the pessimist knows it.


Julius Robert Oppenheimer


#pessimism #pessimism

No misfortune is so bad that whining about it won’t make it worse. (Apr 2007 Gen Conf)


Jeffrey R. Holland


#pessimism #optimism

The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it he knows too little.


Mark Twain


#pessimism #optimism

The optimist lives on the peninsula of infinite possibilities; the pessimist is stranded on the island of perpetual indecision.


William Arthur Ward


#pessimism #optimism

Keep a light, hopeful heart. But ­expect the worst.


Joyce Carol Oates


#hope #optimism #pessimism #pragmatism #worst

If you reach for the stars, you just might land on a decently sized hill.


Stuart Hill


#pessimism #accomplishments






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