Quote of the Day: Are you a Pessimist or an Optimist?

Via on Dec 13, 2012

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6 Winston Churchill Quotes:

It does always sound a little corny to me—the whole glass half-full, half-empty notion. But truthfully, it’s said over and over again for a reason. I’ve had a glass half-empty kind of month this past month and it was really getting me down. Instead of using my stress and overwhelmed, frustrated attitude to get sh*t done, it crippled me, left me uninspired, bored in a monotonous routine. Until, I snapped out of it. I walked outside, soaked in the sun, breathed in the (almost-fresh, somewhat-polluted) ocean air and started to be an optimist.

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.”

“It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.”

“The price of greatness is responsibility.”

“To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.”

“We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.”

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About Lindsey Block

Lindsey Block loves a good picnic, bottle glass of wine and a new recipe. She likes to do all the cliché things: sing in the shower, dance in her underwear in the living room—which her dog doesn't approve of, yet—and take long walks on the beach. She's currently struggling with misanthropy, but working on it every day—although it's hard living in California.

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2 Responses to “Quote of the Day: Are you a Pessimist or an Optimist?”

  1. jon says:

    Churchill was one brilliant dude. I love his line about government – "Democracy is the worst form of government in the world – except for all the others".

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