Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
— Joseph Addison

The problem with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than their minds.
— Walter Duranty

An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile -- hoping it will eat him last.
— Winston Churchill

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.
— Epicurus

I hope she'll be a fool -- that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald