There is a glass of water on the table.
Optimists think the water in the glass is half full.
Pessimists think the water in the glass is half empty.
Opportunists and Realists like me, drink the water in the glass, put it back on the table, and then leave.
“Oh no, not leftovers again!” complained my older sister when she saw the leftover meatloaf on the table from last night's supper.
“Young lady,” responded my father sternly, “do you know how many people would love to have a delicious supper like this? You should be ashamed of yourself. Now before we start eating I want to hear you say grace thanking the Lord for this delicious meal.”
“Thank you Lord for this delicious supper,” muttered my sister submissively, “….again!”