William Samuel Johnson - Quotes

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Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness and captivity would, without this comfort, be insupportable.

Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness and captivity would, without this comfort, be insupportable.

Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last. ---->>>

To keep your secret is wisdom; to expect others to keep it is folly. ---->>>

Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness, which this world affords.

Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness, which this world affords.

Whatever enlarges hope will also exalt courage. ---->>>

To improve the golden moment of opportunity, and catch the good that is within our reach, is the great art of life. ---->>>

He knows not his own strength who hath not met adversity. ---->>>

Whatever you have, spend less. ---->>>

It seems to be the fate of man to seek all his consolations in futurity. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: October 7, 1727
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Die: November 14, 1819
Occupation: Politician
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William Samuel Johnson (October 7, 1727 – November 14, 1819) was an early American statesman who was notable for signing the United States Constitution, for representing Connecticut in the United States Senate, and for serving as the third president of King's College now known as Columbia University (wikipedia)