Avoiding Disappointment: Hilaire Belloc


I had a friend, a most intimate friend, who told me in early life that it was a good tip to expect the worst, for thus one would receive no disappointment. I did not follow his advice; but I watched him living by that doctrine, and I discovered him to be at last abominably disappointed.

Hilaire Belloc

A Conversation With An Angel

About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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