The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
About Adjusts Change Complains Expects
Only the ship is made of books, its sails thousands of overlapping pages, and the sea it floats upon is dark black ink.
ships the-night-circus Sea
You can't change the wind but you can set your sails.
inspirational musician Change
If a man knows not to which port he sails, no wind is favorable.
A sail boat that sails backwards can never see the sun rise.
You cannot change the wind, but you can adjust the sails.