I am a pessimist, although I try very hard to be an optimist. :) Both Optimists and pessimists contribute to the society. The optimist invents the aero plane, the pessimist, the parachute.
The Case for Optimism: The Optimists' Voices This is a book to inspire and strengthen your optimism. Helen Clark, former New Zealand Prime Minister and Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme says, “Good things happen when good people get together in common cause. More than 200 people have shared their wisdom and insights in this book ‘The Case for Optimism: The Optimists’ Voices.’ Their views are fresh and sparkle off the pages.”
Antoniette Gomez on Australian Leadership: "Innovation and the confidence to be vulnerable"
“Optimism is to believe that the next day will be better than the last and that the next people you meet will treat you better, that no matter how hard and how tempestuous the journey, you will reach the shore intact and smiling." Prathibha Prahlad, Founder of the Delhi International Arts Festival and Bharata Natyam dancer
“Optimism, enthusiasm and positivity are infectious, display it, and people will always want to work with you!” Tristan Russell, Adviser, City of Port Phillip Excerpt from Victor Perton "The Case for Optimism: The Optimists' Voices"
“The case for #optimism is quite easy and can be found in the Bible. Spiritual optimism and a strong faith can lift one’s life beyond imagination. Now if you're talking about the human condition- there will be technological progress, political jockeying, ideological battles, good vs. evil, and so on. Human nature has been pretty constant throughout time as we know it. Good luck.” Paul Mogote