Is the glass half empty or half full?


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Is the glass half empty or half full?

proverb A question to determine whether someone perceives a given situation optimistically or pessimistically. You can see the company's collapse as a failure, or you can see it as a chance to explore new opportunities for yourself. You just have to ask yourself—is the glass half empty or half full?
See also: empty, glass, half
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