A gentleman who had been very unhappy in marriage, married immediately after his wife died: Johnson said, it was the triumph of hope over experience.
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Source Notes: Source: SAMUEL JOHNSON.James Boswell, Boswells Life of Johnson, ed. George B. Hill, rev. and enl. ed., ed. L. F. Powell, entry for 1770, vol. 2, p. 128 .
Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was an English critic, poet and essayist.