The Fortune Cookie

The Fortune Cookie

It is better to be an optimist and proven a fool than to be a pessimist and be proven right.

This was the message in my fortune cookie yesterday and it struck me that it applies to so many things in our lives.

Here's my question for you. How does this statement apply to your life? Can you give an example of being proved a fool, or even worse, being right when you were pessimistic?

I have several instances, so let me think about which one I wish to share...