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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
  • I have the greatest contempt for optimism.

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  • I’m optimistic that I’ll get into a good college.
  • She keeps telling me her chances of dying in a car accident are 1 in 112, but I keep telling her that’s too optimistic if she drinks while intoxicated.

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