„My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.“

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„Optimism is true moral courage.“

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„People say that you should not micro-optimize. But if what you love is micro-optimization… that's what you should do.“

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„The basis of optimism is sheer terror.“

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Antonio Gramsci fotka

„Pessimism of the intellect, optimism of the will.“

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„Find optimism in the inevitable.“

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„Optimism is a perfectly legitimate response to failure.“

—  Stephen King American author 1947

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C. A. R. Hoare fotka

„Premature optimization is the root of all evil.“

—  C. A. R. Hoare British computer scientist 1934

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„Unreasoning optimism is a fundamental element of childishness.“

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