Barack Obama On Hope And Joy

Barack Obama (August 04 1961 -) I think whether you’re talking about art or politics or just getting up in the morning and trying to live your life, it’s useful to be able to seek out that joy where you can find it and operate on the basis of hope rather than despair.

Rebecca Solnit On Hope

Rebecca Solnit (June 24, 1961 -) Hope is a gift you don’t have to surrender, a power you don’t have to throw away. And though hope can be an act of defiance, defiance isn’t enough reason to hope. But there are good reasons.

Samuel Johnson On Hope

Samuel 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. 

Rebecca Solnit On Hope

Rebecca Solnit (June 24, 1961 -) Hope is a gift you don’t have to surrender, a power you don’t have to throw away, and though hope can be an act of defiance, defiance isn’t enough reason to hope.   🎂Happy Birthday Rebecca Solnit (June 24, 1961 -)🎂