Origin of optimist
Examples from the Web for optimist
But I am an optimist, and I think this film is very optimistic.Christopher Nolan Uncut: On ‘Interstellar,’ Ben Affleck’s Batman, and the Future of Mankind|Marlow Stern|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She is not the only optimist in the long line of people working hard in pursuit of an AIDS vaccine.
Well then, it seems Kofi Annan is hopping off the optimist bandwagon.
Pessimist: I thought you said you were an optimist - not a fantasist.
Optimist: But you need to remember why so many people are leaving the labor force.
If a patient be an optimist and persuades himself he is improving, he does improve.Epilepsy, Hysteria, and Neurasthenia|Isaac G. Briggs
For years he has reproached the optimist with the charge that he lived by dreams rather than realities.Pieces of Hate|Heywood Broun
The optimist raises the average of the world by his presence, the pessimist lowers the average.Dollars and Sense|Col. Wm. C. Hunter
Ever an optimist, he affirmed that no one would see or hear.Just William|Richmal Crompton
He was an easy, natural conversationalist, the kind of a man who "listens" well—an optimist, a dreamer.The Long Chance|Peter B. Kyne