Samuel Johnson On Hope

C44330A4-1E5D-4993-92ED-404FF840F28E.jpegSamuel Johnson (September 18, 1709  – December 13,1784)

Hope itself is a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords; but, like all other pleasures immoderately enjoyed, the excesses of hope must be expiated by pain.