pessimism Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes about pessimism
  1. #1
    “There is no group of Americans more pessimistic than working-class whites.”
  2. #2
    “I’ll be ready for it to happen and that way it won’t happen. It’s a burden, being able to control situations with my hyper-vigilance, but it’s my lot in life.”
  3. #3
    “My ability to turn good news into anxiety is rivaled only by my ability to turn anxiety into chin acne.”
  4. #4
    “Hard work is a prison sentence only if it does not have meaning. Once it does, it becomes the kind of thing that makes you grab your wife around the waist and dance a jig.”
  5. #5
    “How one lives is so far distant from how one ought to live, that he who neglects what is done for what ought to be done, sooner effects his ruin than his preservation.”
  6. #6
    “The vulgar are always taken by what a thing seems to be.”
  7. #7
    “This is to be asserted in general of men, that they are ungrateful, fickle, false, cowardly, covetous.”
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