Tuesday 1 January 2013
"An optimist stays up until midnight to see the New Year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves."
Bill Vaughan (American columnist and author).
You could probably substitute the word "pessimist" with "realist" in the above quote.
But if you're one of the hopeless optimists (or fantasists?) who think 2013 is going be the year of Irish economic recovery, you might consider Johnson's words concerning hope's triumph over experience.
But you have to say "happy New Year", all the same.
It's expected, isn't it?
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Posted by The Gombeen Man at Tuesday, January 01, 2013