British League of Pessimists

Joking on National No Smiling Day?



National No Smiling Day

Pessimism - a state of mind in which one anticipates undesirable outcomes, or believes that the hardships in life outweigh the good

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Scotland is the Canada of England. - Rainn Wilson

What Britain needs is an iron lady. - Margaret Thatcher

Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie. - David Mamet

When Irish eyes are smiling, watch your step. - Gerald Kersh

A smile is the chosen vehicle of all ambiguities. - Herman Melville

Comedy is society protecting itself - with a smile. - J.B. Priestley

The English contribution to world cuisine. The chip. - John Cleese

An optimist is simply a pessimist with no job experience. - Dilbert

Stress should be a powerful driving force, not an obstacle. - Bob Phillips

The best thing I know between France and England is the sea. - Douglas Jerrold

In England there are sixty different religions and only one sauce. - Francesco Caracciolo

Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won’t expect it back. - Oscar Wilde

England and America are two countries separated by a common language. - George Bernard Shaw

Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both. - Oscar Wilde

The English are not an inventive people; they don't eat enough pie. - Thomas Edison

Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness. - Richard Carlson

Don't let the world change your smile, let your smile change the world. - Unknown

Being an optimist after you've got everything you want doesn't count. - Kin Hubbard

The people of England are never so happy as when you tell them they are ruined. - Arthur Murphy

My way of joking is to tell the truth. It's the funniest joke in the world. - George Bernard Shaw

The most beautiful words in the English language are "cheque enclosed". - Dorothy Parker

Let everyone leave all the guns - British guns and Irish guns - outside the door. - Martin McGuinness

There's nothing like an English weirdo. We have the best nutters in the world. - Sharon Osbourne

Never make fun of someone who speaks broken English. It means they know another language. - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

A smile in giving honest criticism can make the difference between resentment and reform. - Philip Steinmetz

Stress exacerbates any problem, whether it's diabetes, heart trouble, MS, or whatever. - Mary Ann Mobley

Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it. - Josh Billings

Never let life's hardships disturb you... no one can avoid problems, not even saints or sages. - Nichiren Daishonen

I know why the sun never sets on the British Empire: God wouldn't trust an Englishman in the dark. - Duncan Spaeth

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy. - Thich Nhat Hanh

If the English language made any sense, 'lackadaisical' would have something to do with a shortage of flowers. - Doug Larson

Anyone can make you smile or cry, but it takes someone special to make you smile when you already have tears in your eyes. - Unknown

Isn't it a very curious thing that St. Patrick drove the snakes out of Ireland an' the English brought in the fleas. - Frank McCourt

The nine most terrifying words in the English language are,
"I'm from the government and I'm here to help." - Ronald Reagan

Cricket - a game which the English, not being a spiritual people, have invented in order to give themselves some conception of eternity. - Lord Mancroft

It is quite untrue that British people don't appreciate music. They may not understand it but they absolutely love the noise it makes. - Sir Thomas Beecham

Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. What do we live for if not to make the world less difficult for each other? - George Eliot

Paul Revere was warning the British about gun control, and George Washington apparently was crossing the Delaware to bomb an abortion clinic. - Bill Maher

To be a champion, you have to learn to handle stress and pressure. But if you've prepared mentally and physically, you don't have to worry. - Harvey Mackay

A woman with confidence is hypnotic. A smile is mesmerizing. Presence, openness, a sense of humor - these are all things that make a woman attractive. - Jessica Ortner



 

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28-May-2018