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"I'm not glass-half-full, glass-half-empty; I'm like, "There's a glass?"" - Damon Lindelof

"I see the glass half full...but of poison." - Woody Allen

"Pardon me for finding the glass half full." - Rupert Giles

"I like to look at the glass half full." - Abdallah Ii Of Jordan

"I like to look at the glass half full." - Abdallah II

"I'm very much a glass-half-full person." - Brian Odriscoll

"Glass half empty, glass half full. Well, either way you won't be going thirsty, count your blessings not your flaws..." - Lauren Aquilina

"The glass is always completely full-half air and half liquid." - Mark Millar

"Is the glass half full, or half empty? It depends on whether you're pouring, or drinking." - Bill Cosby

"Is the glass half empty, half full, or twice as large as it needs to be?" - Anonymous

"To me, the glass is always half full, never half empty." - Eddie Money

"Some people think of the glass as half full. Some people think of the glass as half empty. I think of the glass as too big." - George Carlin

"I like to see the glass as half full, hopefully of jack daniels." - Darynda Jones

"I see the glass half full and thank God for what I have." - Ana Monnar

"I think that the vice president is a person reflecting a half-glass-full mentality." - George W Bush

"Please don't look at the part of the glass that is only half full." - George W Bush

"You can't look at a glass half full or empty if it's overflowing." - Kanye West

"I'm a pessimistic person, I see the glass half empty even when it's full." - Nigahiga

"I'm afraid my glass is no longer half full because I drank most of it." - Lawrence Fagg

"Age-old question: Is the glass half empty or half full? Answer: Who cares? Does it really matter whether the glass is half full or half empty? The issue is whether it quenches your thirst." - Larry Winget

"Whether a glass is half full or half empty depends on the attitude of the person looking at it." - Anonymous

"To me, the glass is half-empty some days and half-full on others. Sometimes it's bone-dry. Or overflowing." - Mary Alice Monroe

"I think everyone has the same question on their mind: Is the glass half-full or half-empty?" - Oliver Stone

"Half full, half empty, what the hell difference does it make? If there's something in the damn glass, drink it." - Nora Roberts

"You're the type who thinks of the glass as being half full, instead of half empty. "No," she said, "I'm just grateful for the glass." - Richard Paul Evans

"It doesn't matter if the glass is half empty or half full. Be grateful you have a glass - your the only person that can decide what's in it." - Gurbaksh Chahal

"Some people see the glass half full. Others see it half empty. I see a glass that's twice as big as it needs to be." - George Carlin

"I've always been a glass-half-full as opposed to a glass-half-empty, and the day that changes is the day I should leave." - John Key

"If we talk about the glass being half empty or half full, I want to know what does the glass look like from underneath the table?" - Brad Thor

"I'm a positive thinker and actor. I look at a glass; a negative person sees the glass and says: too bad it's half empty... I look at the same glass and say: Hallelujah!! It's half full!!!" - Maya Angelou

"Some people look at a glass and see it as half-full. Others look at a glass and call it a dragon." - Jon Stewart

"I'm a confirmed negaholic. I don't just see a glass that's half full and call it half-empty; I see a glass that's completely full and worry that someone's going to tip it over." - Peter Mcwilliams

"My glass is not only half-full, it holds five-hundred-dollar-a-bottle Dom Perignon champagne." - Suzanne Brockmann

"I always see the glass as half full and prefer to look on the bright side of life." - Alli Simpson

"A pessimist looks at his glass and says it is half empty; an optimist looks at it and says it is half full." - Josiah Stamp

"It doesn't matter if the glass is half full or half empty. I am gonna drink it through this crazy straw." - Joey Comeau

"If general perception changes from seeing the glass as 'half-full' to seeing it as 'half empty' there are major innovative opportunities." - Peter Drucker

"I never look at the glass as half empty or half full. I look to see who is pouring the water and deal with them." - Mark Cuban

"Doesn't matter if the glass is half-empty or half-full. All that matters is that you are the one pouring the water." - Mark Cuban

"Stop asking if the glass is half full or half empty. Instead ask "What's in it? How did it get there? What can I do with it?"" - David Kaufman

"The glass is neither half empty nor half full. It's simply larger than it needs to be. It is easier to get forgiveness than permission" - Grace Hopper

"Some see the glass half full, some see it half empty, and some see it crawling with toxic alien parasites who want to devour your pancreas." - James Alan Gardner

"There are, it has been said, two types of people in the world. There are those who, when presented with a glass that is exactly half full, say: this glass is half full. And then there are those who say: this glass is half empty. The world belongs, however, to those who can look at the glass and say: What's up with this glass? Excuse me? Excuse me? This is my glass? I don't think so. My glass was full! And it was a bigger glass! Who's been pinching my beer?" - Terry Pratchett

"There are, it has been said, two types of people in the world. There are those who, when presented with a glass that is exactly half full, say: this glass is half full. And then there are those who say: this glass is half empty. The world belongs, however, to those who can look at the glass and say: What's up with this glass? Excuse me? Excuse me? This is my glass? I don't think so. My glass was full! And it was a bigger glass!" - Terry Pratchett

"I hate how many people think "glass half-empty" when their glass is really four-fifths full. I'm grateful when I have one drop in the glass because I know exactly what to do with it." - Gary Vaynerchuk

"One day, someone showed me a glass of water that was half full. And he said, "Is it half full or half empty?" So I drank the water. No more problem." - Alejandro Jodorowsky

"One day, someone showed me a glass of water that was half full. And he said, Is it half full or half empty? So I drank the water. No more problem." - Alejandro Jodorowsky

"...she was a level-headed woman who saw the glass as neither half empty nor half full, but rather a glass with something in it and room to pour in more..." - Joanne Fluke

"An optimist will tell you the glass is half-full; the pessimist, half-empty; and the engineer will tell you the glass is twice the size it needs to be." - Oscar Wilde

"People tell me, "You're such an optimist". Am I an optimist? An optimist says the glass is half full. A pessimist says the glass is half empty. A survivalist is practical. He says, "Call it what you want, but just fill the glass." I believe in filling the glass." - Louis Zamperini

"Of course I look at the glass half full. The only time I would look at it half empty is when I think about how good the first half tasted." - Drew Deyoung

"She was always like that: grateful for life itself. Her glass was not only half full, it was gold plated with a permanent refill." - Sarah Winman

"There are three words I like to repeat to myself: glass half full. Just to remind myself to be grateful for everything I have." - Goldie Hawn

"I know a lot of people that had one cancer that are not alive today. I've had three. So my glass is much more than half full." - Hamilton Jordan

"I have never met a successful person who talked about failing. The glass is always half full. I don't even like being around negative talkers." - Sir Mixalot

"Hell ain't half full." - Cormac Mccarthy

"We should recognize that on the day that we are born, our glass is half full. In America your chance to fill your glass the rest of the way up is greater than it is anyplace else on this planet." - Steve King

"Don't bother. The glass is half-empty." - Norman Vincent Peale

"To the optimist, the glass is half full. To the pessimist, the glass is half empty. To the engineer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be. Design is how you treat your customers. If you treat them well from an environmental, emotional, and aesthetic standpoint, you're probably doing good design." - Yves Behar

"There are lots of things, including changing the kind of inner dialog, that can mitigate anxiety. And yes, there are people who have the glass half full and glass half empty, and I'm afraid the glass is going to break and I'll cut myself on the shards." - Scott Stossel

"99% of the people in the world would say there's something that they'd like to change about their lives, because nothing's perfect, and nobody's perfect. I suppose I could look at the glass half-empty instead of as half-full." - Morris Chestnut

"I'm supposed to figure out if the glass is half full or half empty," I told her. Without a moment's hesitation, in a split second, my grandmother shrugged and said: "It depends on if you're drinking or pouring." - Bill Cosby

"I'm supposed to figure out if the glass is half full or half empty," I told her. Without a moment's hesitation, in a split second, my grandmother shrugged and said: "It depends on if you're drinking or pouring." - Bill Cosby

"Seeing the glass as half empty is more positive than seeing it as half full. Through such a lens the only choice is to pour more. That is righteous pessimism" - Criss Jami

"Remember to look at your glass half full and not half empty. A lot of my strength comes from God. God has given me a gift - the gift of life - and it's amazing that I live each day." - Mattie Stepanek

"If I need to cheer myself up, I will put on some fabulous '40s musical on video. But I'm very lucky; I seldom get depressed. Without question, I'm a 'glass half full' person. In fact, it's three-quarters full!" - Joan Collins

"My kids and I figured out that there's a third kind of person, and I do' know what you call them, but it's somebody who sees that the glass is always full because it's half full with water and half full with nothing, so that's the third kind of person. I do' know what it is." - Louis C K

"My kids and I figured out that there's a third kind of person, and I don't know what you call them, but it's somebody who sees that the glass is always full because it's half full with water and half full with nothing, so that's the third kind of person. I don't know what it is." - Louis C K

"Pessimists, we're told, look at a glass containing 50% air and 50% water and see it as half empty. Optimists, in contrast, see it as half full. Engineers, of course, understand the glass is twice as big as it needs to be." - Bob Lewis

"My mom was an enthusiastic, positive, glass-is-half-full type of person and that is how I live my life and I owe that to her. She was an amazing woman." - Kliff Kingsbury

"I've not been able to avoid periods of time where I felt super-lonely. Luckily, I have a side that is able to always see the glass as half-full." - Will Ferrell

"As an optimist, I choose to be glass-half-full about [Donald Trump] while still very cautiously appreciating and understanding the fear that a lot of our fellow citizens have." - Margaret Hoover

"My mother, because of her life, had almost a contradictory way of viewing life. She had this great zest and joy for life and I think that I have that. The glass is always half full for me." - Sherry Lansing

"Carolyn Maloney is really constantly thinking, "How do we improve things?" You know, sees the glass always half-full, and you have to be an optimist to work in Washington. So that's what I - we admire so much about her." - Eleanor Smeal

"Kush rolled, glass full, I prefer the better things." - Drake

"As a screenwriter and a half-Jew, I tend to look at the glass half-empty." - John Francis Daley

"If you can't see that the glass is half full, you can never be a socialist. You have to believe in the goodness of the majority of people to be a socialist. You have to believe that if the majority of people had their way, they would make a society that would be fair for everyone. If you don't believe that, and if you think that the glass is always half empty, then you're never going to have that sensibility." - Billy Bragg

"It's not whether the glass is half empty or half full, it's who is pouring the water. The key in business and success at any endeavor is doing your best to control your destiny. You can't always do it, but you have to take every opportunity you can to be as prepared as-and ahead of-the competition as you possibly can be." - Mark Cuban

"There is an old cliche, 'You can see the glass half empty, or you can see it half full.' You can focus on what's wrong in your life, or you can focus on what's right. But whatever you focus on, you're going to get more of. Creation is an extension of thought. Think lack, and you get lack. Think abundance, and you get more." - Marianne Williamson

"It seems that once you achieve something large, the target on your back grows. But I always want to look at life as the glass is half full versus half empty. My father taught me this at an early age - that God is faithful (Romans 8:28), and that in the midst of hardship or attack, God has your back." - David A R White

"We did some soul-searching. Was the cable industry obsolete? Was it an opportune time to get out? Our conclusion was that if you rebuilt your system with this new fiber-optic coaxial hybrid - which we now call broadband - the glass was half full, not half empty. We could compete." - Brian Roberts

"If you are glass half empty type of person, maybe you just have' been holding the right glass" - Richard Branson

"If you are glass half empty type of person, maybe you just haven't been holding the right glass" - Richard Branson

"Focusing on the good is' just about overcoming our inner grump to see the glass half full. It's about opening our minds to the ideas and opportunities that will help us be more productive, effective, and successful at work and in life." - Shawn Achor

"Focusing on the good isn't just about overcoming our inner grump to see the glass half full. It's about opening our minds to the ideas and opportunities that will help us be more productive, effective, and successful at work and in life." - Shawn Achor

"I came from Bill Blass, where it was a well-oiled machine and if I said I needed a fabric, it was done. Now, I have to budget everything. I have to take on the role not just as a designer but a business. But Im a glass half-full kind of guy." - Prabal Gurung

"Life has good and bad times. And to get through them you have to battle. Life is not all smooth. I've had my bumps and bruises, like anybody, but I've always tried to look at life like a glass that's half full." - Dick Vitale

"My deceased patients have taught me over the years to believe in the glass half full, to make good use of the time we have, to be generous - that was their lesson for the Uber-mind, and it was free. 'Do that,' they said, 'and then perhaps death shall have no dominion.'" - Abraham Verghese

"I came from Bill Blass, where it was a well-oiled machine and if I said I needed a fabric, it was done. Now, I have to budget everything. I have to take on the role not just as a designer but a business. But I'm a glass half-full kind of guy." - Prabal Gurung

"With so many forty- and fifty something mums and dads in Converse stalking the streets, I can see why there's a slew of books about the menopause and middle age, the most recent addition being David Bainbridge's plucky, glass-half-full meditation or, as he calls it, 'natural history.'" - Rachel Johnson

"We are at a crossroads in the music business: with the rise of the internet, the world we live in has changed, and the past is not coming back. But I see the glass as half-full: the internet and social networking are new avenues for the next Bob Dylan to be born on." - Jon Bon Jovi

"I've always been blessed with confidence. I am a glass-half-full person. My first movie, 'Private Benjamin,' got turned down by every studio until the very last one, but I just kept thinking, 'Why are you people not seeing that this is a hit movie? What is wrong with you?'" - Nancy Meyers

"My mother has had breast cancer twice. And my mother has always been this very positive human being: a glass-half-full type. Like, when she was in treatment and feeling really bad, she would always talk about some nurse that was particularly nice to her." - Susanne Bier

"The problem with you is that you always see a glass of milk half empty instead of half filled." - Jodi Picoult

"When faced with the inevitable, you always have a choice.... As I learned during my liberal arts education, any symbol can have, in the imaginative context, two versions, a positive and a negative. If you spill your milk, you're left with a glass which is either half empty or half full.... You may not be able to alter reality, but you can alter your attitude towards it, and this, paradoxically, alters reality. Try it and see." - Margaret Atwood

"If you analyze a host of real world outcomes using adoption studies, fraternal v. identical twin studies, twins-raised-apart studies, the history of early childhood intervention research, naturally-occurring experiments, differences between societies, changes over history, and so forth, you tend to come up with nature and nurture as being about equally important: maybe fifty-fifty. The glass is roughly half-full and half-empty." - Steve Sailer

"I never see the glass half empty because I drink out the bottle" - Ellen Degeneres

"Truly, he thought, the way of enlightenment is like unto half a mile of broken glass." - Terry Pratchett

"A Pessimist sees the glass as half empty; A Cub Fan wonders when it's gonna spill." - Mike Royko

"The glass is always half empty. All good comedians are manic-depressive." - Joan Rivers

"Ecstasy is a glass full of tea and a piece of sugar in the mouth." - Alexander Pushkin

"Rainstorms are incredible: falling shards of glass, the air full of diamonds." - Lauren Oliver

"Half-liberty comes with wisdom, full liberty with death." - Austin O'Malley

"This living stuff is a lot. Too much, and not enough. Half empty, and half full." - Diane Keaton

"Both half success and half failure must be considered as a full failure!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"We are all full of discourses that we only half understand and half mean." - Rae Armantrout

"A thankful heart is never half-full or half-empty, but always overflowing with love." - Wes Fesler

"I think you gotta look at stuff half-full as opposed to half-empty." - Pauly Shore

"I am the middle sister. The one in between. Not oldest, not youngest, not boldest, not nicest. I am the shade of gray, the glass half empty or full, depending on your view. In my life, there has been little that I have done first or better than the one preceding or following me. Of all of us, though, I am the only one who has been broken." - Sarah Dessen

"I certainly wished I hadn't stressed quite as much or had such insecurity at times. I wish I had trusted my instincts on some occasions when I didn't and I wish I had listened to better advice when I didn't. But overall, I have to look at the glass as half full and acknowledge that I am all of the moments of my life, the good and the not so good." - Kylie Minogue

"At my core, the glass isn't half-empty, it's not even what I ordered in the first place." - Catherine Tate

"...if you live feeling like Your glass is half empty, well, It may as well be empty all the way." - Mattie Stepanek

"Let's put it this way: the glass is half-empty, but the fact is, I can always get another drink" - Ville Valo

"The glass is always half empty. And cracked. And I just cut my lip on it. And chipped a tooth." - Janeane Garofalo

"Your glass will not do you half so much service as a serious reflection on your own minds." - Mary Astell

"I don't see the future as bright, language-wise. I see it as a glass half empty - and evaporating quickly." - Dick Cavett

"At my core, the glass isn't half-empty - it's not even what I ordered in the first place." - Catherine Tate

"I am a positive person. I never think of the glass as half empty. I just keep pushing forward." - Rosie Perez

"When a glass sits on a table here, people don't wonder if it's half filled or half empty. They just hope it's good beer." - Sherman Alexie

"Counting our blessings can transform melancholy into cheerful mass; laughter and joy are expressions of praise and thanksgiving for life's glories. When looking at the glass that symbolizes our life, we can view it as half full or half empty. The choice is ours... The more joyful we are, the more attractive we become. When we feel gratitude for our experiences, it becomes easier to see the good that always exists. When we give a smile to someone else, we are likely to receive one in return, and that smile reflects a happy heart that is open and receptive to what the good life has in store." - John Templeton

"My head is full of fire and grief and my tongue runs wild, pierced with shards of glass." - Federico Garcia Lorca

"My life is only half full When I receive. My heart is completely full Only when I give." - Sri Chinmoy

"And you? Did you find the doorknob?" Hadrian picked up a jug and downed several swallows, drinking so quickly some of the water dripped down his chin. He poured some in his palm and rinsed his face, running his fingers through his hair. "I didn't even get close enough to see a door." "Well, look on the bright side"-Hadrian smiled-"at least you weren't captured and condemned to death this time." "That's the bright side?" "What can I say? I'm a glass-half-full kinda guy." - Michael J. Sullivan

"And you? Did you find the doorknob?" Hadrian picked up a jug and downed several swallows, drinking so quickly some of the water dripped down his chin. He poured some in his palm and rinsed his face, running his fingers through his hair. "I did' even get close enough to see a door." "Well, look on the bright side"-Hadrian smiled-"at least you were' captured and condemned to death this time." "That's the bright side?" "What can I say? I'm a glass-half-full kinda guy." - Michael J. Sullivan

"Remember: Life is short, break the rules (they were made to be broken) Forgive quickly, kiss slowly Love truly, laugh uncontrollably And never regret anything that makes you smile. The clouds are lined with silver and the glass is half full (though the answers won't be found at the bottom) Don't sweat the small stuff, You are who you are meant to be, Dance as if no one's watching, Love as if it's all you know, Dream as if you'll live forever, Live as if you'll die today" - James Dean

"Imagine a delicious glass of summer iced tea. Take a long cool sip. Listen to the ice crackle and clink. Is the glass part full or part empty? Take another sip. And now?" - Vera Nazarian

"The glasses were half full, which meant that the guests were completely so" - Guy De Maupassant

"A life lived at less than its full potential is a life half wasted." - Tony Clark

"I don't play full court anymore. I just play half-court." - John Ashcroft

"The cup of Ireland's misery has been overflowing for centuries and is not yet half full." - Boyle Roche

"My dad's half-Lebanese, my mom is full Lebanese. I'm three-quarters Lebanese. Irish-Lebanese." - Tom Shadyac

"Stained glass, engraved glass, frosted glass; give me plain glass." - John Fowles

"I have lived temperately....I double the doctor's recommendation of a glass and a half wine each day and even treble it with a friend." - Thomas Jefferson

"People who, out of an inborn moderation, leave every glass standing only half-emptied refuse to admit that everything in the world has its sediments and dregs." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Under my head till morning; but the rain, Is full of ghosts tonight, that tap and sigh, Upon the glass and listen for reply...." - Edna St Vincent Millay

"If you handed [character] a glass that was 90% full, he'd tell you that the 10% empty part proved that no one really cared about water." - Eliezer Yudkowsky

"Room Full Of Mirrors, that's more of a mental disarrangement. This says something about broken glass used to be all in my brain." - Jimi Hendrix

"That day I carried the dream around like a full glass of water, moving gracefully so I would not lose any of it." - Miranda July

"I come to you with only this straight gaze. These are not hours of fire but years of praise, The glass full to the brim, completely full, But held in balance so no drop can spill." - May Sarton

"Half my life is full of sorrow, Half of joy, still fresh and new; One of these lives is a fancy, But the other one is true." - Adelaide Anne Procter

"Some people see the cup as half empty. Some people see the cup as half full. I see the cup as too large." - George Carlin

"Success is a matter of viewpoint. The pessimist sees the bottle as half empty. The optimist sees it as half full." - Joe Karbo

"Half my life is full of sorrow, Half of joy, still fresh and new; One of these lives is a fancy, But the other one is true." - Adelaide Anne Procter

"And at the other end of the bar the world is full of the other type of person, who has a broken glass, or a glass that has been carelessly knocked over (usually by one of the people calling for a larger glass) or who had no glass at all, because he was at the back of the crowd and had failed to catch the barman's eye." - Terry Pratchett

"Service or giving is the other side of receiving. Giving and receiving is a full circle: a full circle feels more natural than a half circle." - Laura Huxley

"Anything was better than nothing. Half-full was better than empty. Ignorance was the lowest form of humiliation and suffering." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"Glasgow is still full of churches built in the last century. Half of them have been turned into warehouses." - Alasdair Gray

"Sweet, crazy conversations full of half sentences, daydreams and misunderstandings more thrilling than understanding could ever be." - Toni Morrison

"Half an hour's meditation each day is essential, except when you are busy. Then a full hour is needed." - Saint Francis De Sales

"Why e-mail a full emotional statement when, instead, you can text a totally insignificant and ambiguous half-considered phrase?" - Jami Attenberg



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