Hope and Despair
John Stuart Mill or J. S. Mill was an English philosopher, political economist, Member of Parliament (MP), and civil servant. He was one of the most prominent thinkers of classical liberalism.
In the below quote, he talks about how people see the person who hopes vs the person who despairs.
I have observed that not the man who hopes when others despair, but the man who despairs when others hope, is admired by a large class of persons as a sage.— Deepak K (@DeepakNesss) August 5, 2021
— John Stuart Mill