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A man's delight in looking forward to and hoping for some particular satisfaction is a part of the pleasure flowing out of it, enjoyed in advance. But this is afterward deducted, for the more we look forward to anything the less we enjoy it when it comes.
~ Arthur Schopenhauer | ( German philosopher. ) | 1788-1860 | Anticipation
quotes Division : German Philosophers   
     
Few enterprises of great labor or hazard would be undertaken if we had not the power of magnifying the advantages we expect from them.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Anticipation
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of trouble.
~ Elbert Hubbard | ( American editor and publisher ) | 1856-1915 | Anticipation
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Nothing is so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes. What madness is it to be expecting evil before it comes.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Anticipation
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
Our desires always disappoint us; for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction, yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.
~ FranA§ois de La Rochefoucauld | ( French writer. ) | 1613-1680 | Anticipation
quotes Division : Russian writers   
     
We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to be again expecting.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Anticipation
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers