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Pessimism is, in brief, playing the sure game. You cannot lose at it; you may gain. It is the only view of life in which you can never be disappointed. Having reckoned what to do in the worst possible circumstances, when better arise, as they may, life becomes child's play.
– Thomas Hardy
Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.
– Oscar Wilde
Pessimists are in a winwin situation, whatever happens they are either always right or pleasantly suprised.
– Unknown
Pessimists are the people who have no hope for themselves or for others. Pessimists are also people who think the human race is beneath their notice, that they're better than other human beings.
– James Baldwin
Peter exercised a zeal which was unregulated by knowledge
– A. W. Pink
Peter Not everyone is meant to make a difference. But for me, the choice to lead an ordinary life is no longer an option.
– Spider-Man
Peter Who am I You sure you want to know The story of my life is not for the faint of heart. If somebody said it was a happy little tale... if somebody told you I was just your average ordinary guy, not a care in the world... somebody lied.
– Spider-Man
Peter’s specialty is usually sort of the puzzle solving, the putting the pieces together that an FBI agent would be good at. And Neal, I always look at Neal as somebody who can sort of look at the problem from outside the box and approach it in a way that most people wouldn’t think to. Mozzie adds his own expertise, which usually that sort of that street level guy who knows the way that criminals do it. And Elizabeth has a certain amount of emotional intelligence that we try to play off of. She’s going to see things from a human perspective that a lot of times Peter won’t see or Neal won’t see.
– Jeff Eastin
Petrarch observes, that we change language, habits, laws, customs, manners, but not vices, not diseases, not the symptoms of folly and madness?they are still the same. And as a river, we see, keeps the like name and place, but not water, and yet ever runs, our times and persons alter, vices are the same, and ever be. Look how nightingales sang of old, cocks crowed, kine lowed, sheep bleated, sparrows chirped, dogs barked, so they do still: we keep our madness still, play the fool still; we are of the same humours and inclinations as our predecessors were; you shall find us all alike, much as one, we and our sons, and so shall our posterity continue to the last.
– Burton
Petronius says that ‘Mundus vult decipi - The world wants to be deceived.’ That is very true, otherwise there wouldn’t exist any religion!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Petty ambition would seem to be a mean craving after distinction.
– Theophrastus
Petty fears and petty pleasures are but the shadow of reality.
– Henry David Thoreau, Walden
Pezzo di merda! Vorrei solo che avessi sofferto di più! Hai avuto la fine che meritavi! Spero che bru- (Piece of shit! I only wished you'd suffered more! You met the fate you deserved!
– Ezio Auditore da Firenze
Philanthropic people lose all sense of Humanity, it is their distinguishing characteristic.
– Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Grey
Philanthropy is the refuge of rich people who wish to annoy their fellow creatures.
– Oscar Wilde
Philosopher A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth.
– Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Philosophers call God the great unknown The great misknown is more like it!
– Joseph Roux
Philosophers say a great deal about what is absolutely necessary for science, and it is always, so far as one can see, rather naive, and probably wrong.
– Richard Feynman
Philosophers should consider the fact that the greatest happiness principle can easily be made an excuse for a benevolent dictatorship. We should replace it by a more modest and more realistic principle - the principle that the fight against avoidable misery should be a recognized aim of public policy, while the increase of happiness should be left, in the main, to private initiative.
– Karl Popper
Philosophy always requires something more, requires the eternal, the true, in contrast to which even the fullest existence as such is but a happy moment.
– Søren Kierkegaard
Philosophy consists very largely of one philosopher arguing that all others are jackasses. He usually proves it, and I should add that he also usually proves that he is one himself.
– H.L. Mencken
Philosophy does not regard pedigree, she received Plato not as a noble, but she made him one.
– Seneca the Younger
Philosophy goes no further than probabilities, and in every assertion keeps a doubt in reserve.
– James Anthony Froude
Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
– Ludwig Wittgenstein
Philosophy is a game with objectives and no rules. Mathematics is a game with rules and no objectives.
– Anonymous

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