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What I took from “Passage to Revolution” — and I agree with the idea — is that young Stalin was an angry optimist.Did Stalin’s rise to power foretell the butchery that came next?|Robert Service|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
During those dry days, optimists romanticized about the return of athletic competition, imagining a period of sports galore in which we’d revel in this unprecedented overlapping of so many seasons and events.It turns out there is such a thing as too much sports|Jerry Brewer|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
You can be an optimist and skeptic who asks tough questions, but you can’t be an optimist and a cynic.Six ways adults can help children make sense of a divisive election|Phyllis Fagell|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
The reason I’m an optimist is that never before has the world been so aware of a problem and businesses so aware that they are part of the solution.Indra Nooyi: Why I’m optimistic about business’s role in solving climate change|jakemeth|October 9, 2020|Fortune
These justifications, say the optimists, trump the traditional metrics and explain why tech can keep churning higher.Want to understand why tech stocks are crashing? This metric explains it all|Shawn Tully|September 9, 2020|Fortune
Putin may very well be the last optimist left in the country, which is facing a time of confusion and disappointment.After His Disastrous Annual Press Conference, Putin Needs A Hug|Anna Nemtsova|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
But being optimist that I am, I prefer to believe it was an intentional decision.
What you see in Frank Underwood is a guy who is a consummate optimist.Beau Willimon on Most Shocking Twists in ‘House of Cards’ Season 2|Andrew Romano|February 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She is not the only optimist in the long line of people working hard in pursuit of an AIDS vaccine.
That they would take his drowning for granted, and never come to satisfy themselves, he was not optimist enough to assume.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
We have other faults; the serenest optimist would never deny them; but, faults or no faults, we crown civilization to-day.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
He was a born optimist, of an extreme type unknown beyond the circumferences of theatrical circles.The Regent|E. Arnold Bennett
I am so much of an optimist as to believe that we are getting better and better all the time.Unveiling a Parallel|Alice Ilgenfritz Jones and Ella Marchant
However, it is something behind experience that determines whether a man shall be an optimist or not.The Open Question|Elizabeth Robins