One-Liner Wednesday — Pessimists and Optimists

“The advantage of being a pessimist is that a pessimist gets nothing but pleasant surprises, an optimist nothing but unpleasant.”

Rex Stout, American writer noted for his detective fiction


Written for Linda G. Hill’s One-Liner Wednesday prompt. Image credit: DrAfter123/Getty Images.

5 thoughts on “One-Liner Wednesday — Pessimists and Optimists

  1. Hetty Eliot January 20, 2021 / 2:13 pm

    Plus the pessimist gets the satisfaction of being right when something bad does happen!

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