British League of Pessimists

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National No Smiling Day

Pessimism - a state of mind in which one anticipates undesirable outcomes, or believes that the hardships in life outweigh the good

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Comedy is society protecting itself - with a smile. - J.B. Priestley

The English contribution to world cuisine. The chip. - John Cleese

A man without a smiling face should not open a shop. - Chinese Proverb

Britain's goal is not to survive, but to prevail. - Winston Churchill

A weeping man and a smiling woman are not to be trusted. - Indian Proverb

Many an optimist has become rich by buying out a pessimist. - Robert G. Allen

Stress should be a powerful driving force, not an obstacle. - Bob Phillips

The best thing I know between France and England is the sea. - Douglas Jerrold

Maybe one day we will be glad to remember even these hardships. - Virgil

Britain's last gold medal was a bronze in 1952 in Helsinki. - Nigel Starmer-Smith

In England there are sixty different religions and only one sauce. - Francesco Caracciolo

England and America are two countries separated by a common language. - George Bernard Shaw

When life gives you Limes rearrange the letters until they say Smile. - joe-kster

Too much homework can cause stress, depression and even lower grades. - Unknown

Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness. - Richard Carlson

There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist - except an old optimist. - Mark Twain

I have witnessed the softening of the hardest of hearts by a simple smile. - Goldie Hawn

Don't let the world change your smile, let your smile change the world. - Unknown

There are ways of singing in English that are not just the same as in French. - Coeur de Pirate

The visionary leader is an optimist, for no pessimist ever made a great leader. - William W Francis

The most beautiful words in the English language are "cheque enclosed". - Dorothy Parker

On the Continent people have good food; in England people have good table manners. - George Mikes

The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. - William James

To cure the British disease with socialism was like trying to cure leukemia with leeches. - Margaret Thatcher

Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it. - Josh Billings

I know why the sun never sets on the British Empire: God wouldn't trust an Englishman in the dark. - Duncan Spaeth

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy. - Thich Nhat Hanh

The sun never sets on the British Empire. But it rises every morning. The sky must get awfully crowded. - Steven Wright

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. - Winston Churchill

An optimist stays up until midnight to see the New Year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves. - Bill Vaughan

Be like a duck, paddling and working very hard inside the water, but what everyone sees is a smiling and calm face. - Manoj Arora

Humour is the weapon of unarmed people: it helps people who are oppressed to smile at the situation that pains them. - Simon Wiesenthal

I'm not just retiring from the company, I'm also retiring from my stress, my commute, my alarm clock, and my iron. - Hartman Jule

If there be a God, I think that what he would like me to do is paint as much of the map of Africa British red as possible. - Cecil Rhodes

The nine most terrifying words in the English language are,
"I'm from the government and I'm here to help." - Ronald Reagan

Keep your sense of humor. There's enough stress in the rest of your life to let bad shots ruin a game you're supposed to enjoy. - Amy Alcott

Every pessimist who ever lived has been buried in an unmarked grave. Tomorrow has always been better than today, and it always will be. - Paul Harvey

Cricket - a game which the English, not being a spiritual people, have invented in order to give themselves some conception of eternity. - Lord Mancroft

After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul's indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer. - William R. Alger

To the optimist, the glass is half-full. To the pessimist, the glass is half-empty. To the engineer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be. - Unknown



 

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25-May-2018