Optimist: day dreamer more elegantly spelled.
An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.
An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight... the truly wise person is colorblind.
An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.
An optimist is someone who gets treed by a lion but enjoys the scenery.
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
Wherever my story takes me, however dark and difficult the theme, there is always some hope and redemption, not because readers like happy endings, but because I am an optimist at heart. I know the sun will rise in the morning, that there is a light at the end of every tunnel.