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The latest definition of an optimist is one who fills up his crossword puzzle in ink.
the earliest close match appeared in a speech by Reverend C. R. Durrant in 1924. But QI believes that the saying evolved over time, and it was not coined by an identifiable individual. Walter Winchell included the saying in his column in 1933, and he can be credited with popularizing the saying.
Had sold my talent to the street. I've learned tunes from the streets of Goa. I've learned rhythm from the lanes. And last night you tried to thwart my toil of many years. But my mother's blessing made me successful. And I swear on that mother some day... I'll be so renowned that you'll come to take my autograph. Not on paper. On this lip. And I don't know whether I'll give you...