|William Samuel Johnson|
|United States Senator
March 4, 1789 â€“ March 4, 1791
|Succeeded by||Roger Sherman|
|Born||October 7, 1727
|Died||November 14, 1819(1819-11-14) (aged 92)
|Resting place||Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery, Stratford|
|Alma mater||Yale College|
To improve the golden moment of opportunity, and catch the good that is within our reach, is the great art of life.
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness, which this world affords.
Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness and captivity would, without this comfort, be insupportable.