DICK SOLOMON, 3rd Rock From the Sun, "Assault with a Deadly Dick" (1996)
Optimism: belief that everything will work out well. Irrational, bordering on insanity.
K9, Doctor Who, "The Armageddon Factor: Part 1" (1979)
I find your youthful optimism irritating.
DR. DRAKKEN, Kim Possible, "Graduation: Part II" (2007)
I never bluff, Sergeant. I merely express my optimism forcefully.
BRENDA LEIGH JOHNSON, The Closer, "Pilot" (2005)
Optimism is only for the rich.
UNKNOWN, 15: The Movie (2003)
Your optimism makes you an idiot.
JESSY, Zombie Strippers! (2008)
That's what people do...they leap and hope to God they can fly, 'cause otherwise we just drop like a rock wondering the whole way down "why in the hell did I jump?"
ALEX "HITCH" HITCHENS, Hitch (2005)
I'm nine inches tall, I only see the upside!
DARWIN, G-Force (2009)
We're just hoping for sunshine, preparing for rain.
GUILLERMO, Weeds, "Excellent Treasures" (2008)
Optimist only sees doughnut, pessimist sees hole.
CHARLIE CHAN, Charlie Chan in Paris (1935)