Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Optimist vs Opportunist

Optimist  
An optimist is a person with a positive outlook on life. One who characteristically looks at events or conditions with optimism. Optimism is a mental attitude or world view that interprets situations and events as being best (optimized), meaning that in some way for factors that may not be fully comprehended, the present moment is in an optimum state. The concept is typically extended to include the attitude of hope for future conditions unfolding as optimal as well.






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Opportunist
A person who takes advantage of opportunities as and when they arise, regardless of planning or principle.A person who maximizes his/her benefit in every action he/she takes.
ITS IMPORTANT TO HAVE A COMBINATION  
The opportunist sees an opportunity in every difficulty, and Luck happens when preparation meets opportunity and optimism



15 comments:

  1. Haha...loved the quote about opportunist drinking the water!! Great post! :D

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  2. I think it is important to strike a balance between an optimist and an opportunist. For one, the latter word can be taken negatively. Secondly, it is better to be realistic at times. Beautiful quotes !

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  3. Awesome... Loved the quotes and I at times this at times that!! :)

    Thanks for stopping by earlier!

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    1. Thanks Srilakshmi I think at times we all shift between different traits

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  4. wonderful and humorous quotes! Enjoyed them thoroughly!

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  5. Good choice of words for the letter O. The wold is full of opportunists, we need more of optimists who can also act when the opportunity strikes. Good selection of quotes!

    Beauty Interprets, Expresses, Manifests the Eternal

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  6. Lots to think about here -- let me ponder it for awhile

    Carol @ Battered Hope

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