Samuel Johnson Quotes on hope

The mind is never satisfied with the objects immediately before it, but is always breaking away from the present moment, and losing itself in schemes of future felicity... The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope... view

By: Samuel Johnson

The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope... view

By: Samuel Johnson

Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment... view

By: Samuel Johnson

What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence... view

By: Samuel Johnson

We are long before we are convinced that happiness is never to be found, and each believes it possessed by others, to keep alive the hope of obtaining it for himself... view

By: Samuel Johnson

No place affords a more striking conviction of the vanity of human hopes than a public library... view

By: Samuel Johnson