Optimism," said Cacambo, "What is that?" "Alas!" replied Candide, "It is the obstinacy of maintaining that everything is best when it is worst.
Mutual caring relationships require kindness and patience, tolerance, optimism, joy in the other's achievements, confidence in oneself, and the ability to give without undue thought of gain.
If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.
Bad Good Optimism Pretend Seriously
I find nothing more depressing than optimism.
Find I More Nothing Optimism
I was also built from delusional optimism and folly.
The average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half-inch eraser - in case you thought optimism was dead.
Case Dead Eraser Inches Just