She is an optimist and an idealist.
The optimist would probably try to hug the cynic.
An optimist and idealist, he joined to a fervent belief in liberty an equal enthusiasm for German unity and the idea of the German state.
Cicero, an incurable optimist in politics, may have convinced himself of Octavian's sincerity.
He was always an optimist, and thought that he was bringing good influence to bear upon Caesar as afterwards upon Octavian.
Shaftesbury is emphatically an optimist, but there is a passage in the Moralists (pt.
Till Amos (with the solitary exception of Micaiah ben Imlah, in i Kings xxii.) prophecy was optimist - even Elijah, if he denounced the destruction of a dynasty and the annihilation of all who had bowed the knee to Baal, never doubted of the future of the nation when only the faithful remained; but the new prophecy is pessimist - it knows that Israel is rotten to the core, and that the whole fabric of society must be dissolved before reconstruction is possible.
He had been sufficiently an optimist to believe in the triumph of the liberal but non-republican institutions dear to him under the restoration, under Louis Philippe and Louis Napoleon successively.
The average man is pessimist or optimist not on theoretical grounds, but owing to the circumstances of his life, his material prosperity, his bodily health, his general temperament.
He is an optimist, but a bit naïve and certainly square.
incurable optimist who longs to make the world a better place.
cockeyed Optimist " and " My heart belongs to Daddy " .
From his belief in teleology he is not deterred by the enigma of pain; he is a determined optimist.
You said no, because you're an optimist and warranties can be somewhat of a scam.
conspiracy theorist is an optimist, never more than three steps from utopia.
The optimist sailors dutifully paddled out through the shark barrier, drifted about on the tide for an hour and then paddled back in.
It's not all about looking at the world through rose-colored lenses, even though a good skiing trip could turn you into the life-loving optimist.
Elisabeth was stoic, always holding her feelings close; and Emily was the effervescent, impulsive optimist.
Although a natural optimist, I am going to make a prediction that is almost apocalyptic.
He answered these attacks in kind, sometimes perhaps with unnecessary vehemence and rancour, but he never faltered in his work, and, an optimist by nature, a disciple of his friend George Combe, and a believer in the indefinite improvability of mankind, he was sustained throughout by his conviction that nothing could so much benefit the race, morally, intellectually and materially, as education.
But you're a full card-carrying romantic optimist.
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