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Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.

All the great things are simple and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.

I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again.

Eric Roth

If people are good only because they fear punishment and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.

Hope is a waking dream.

Let your hopes not your hurts shape your future.

Robert H. Schuller

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

If you simply take up the attitude of defending a mistake, there will no hope of improvement.

Give the people - confidence. Give the people - delight. Give the people - hope. Give the people - the best.

Buddha

He that lives upon hope will die fasting.

The miserable have no other medicine, but only hope.

Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.

Jane Austen

Know your own happiness. Want for nothing but patience - or give it a more fascinating name: Call it hope.

Jane Austen

Hope is the feeling we have that the feeling we have is not permanent.

To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.

Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand.

Thomas Aquinas

Courage is like love, it must have hope for nourishment.

Napoleon Bonaparte

He that hopes no good, fears no ill.

More than any other time in history mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.

Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.

A hopeful disposition is not the sole qualification to be a prophet.

Hope, in reality, is the worst of all evils, because it prolongs the torments of man.

Anyone of us can be a rainbow in somebody's clouds.

Here on the pulse of this new day, You may have the grace to look up and out, And into your sister's eyes into, Your brother's face your country, And say simply, Very simply, With hope, Good Morning.

I don't know what can be so dangerous about giving people hope.

Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.

Martin Luther

Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery.

Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one.

Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.

One thing I hope I'll never be is drunk with my own power. And anybody who says I am, will never work in this town again.

Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.

Victor Hugo

A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.

Elbert Hubbard

Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.

Any people anywhere being inclined and having the power have the right to rise up and shake off the existing government and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right which we hope and believe is to liberate the world.

Abraham Lincoln

I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.

Hope is a good breakfast, but a bad supper.

Hope, deceiving as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route.

Great hopes make great men.

I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.

Every heart that has beat strongly and cheerfully, has left a hopeful impulse behind it in the world and bettered the tradition of mankind.

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.

At twenty, a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy, he still wants to reform the world but he know he can't.

Rodney Dangerfield

We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world beyond the horizon.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

All that I am or hope to be I owe to my angel mother.

To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.

Robert Louis Stevenson

And I'm going to work as hard as I can... for cancer research and hopefully, maybe, we'll have some cures and some breakthroughs. I'd like to think I'm going to fight my brains out to be back here again next year for the Arthur Ashe recipient. I want to give it next year!

Jim Valvano

A leader is a dealer in hope.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Solitude is not something you must hope for in the future. Rather it is a deepening of the present, and unless you look for it in the present you will never find it.

Thomas Merton

Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors.

Fifty percent of people won't vote and fifty percent don't read newspapers. I hope it's the same fifty percent.

About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.

Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is but always to be blest.

God's mercy and grace give me hope - for myself and for our world.

Billy Graham

A whole stack of memories never equal one little hope.

Half my lifetime I have earned my living by selling words and, I hope, thoughts.

Absence from whom we love is worse than death and frustrates hope severer than despair.

William Cowper

The man who will live above his present circumstances is in great danger of soon living beneath them, or as the Italian proverb says "The man that lives by hope will die by despair".

Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement.

I've tried to reduce profanity but I reduced so much profanity when writing the book that I'm afraid not much could come out. Perhaps we will have to consider it simply as a profane book and hope that the next book will be less profane or perhaps more sacred.

Ernest Hemingway

Expecting something for nothing is the most popular form of hope.

I find hope in the darkest of days and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.

A strong mind always hopes and has always cause to hope.

Consult not your fears, but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.

Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy - the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.

Just as hope rings through laughter it can also shine through tears.

In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.

Richard M. Nixon

A hungry wolf at all the herd will run, In hopes through many to make sure of one.

Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas.

In most of mankind, gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.

Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel.

What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation, if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.

God puts rainbows in the clouds so that each of us, in the dreariest and most dreaded moments, can see a possibility of hope.

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all.

We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds.

Beware how you take away hope from another human being.

Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope. Few are reduced so low as that.

William Hazlitt

I always entertain great hopes.

If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.

Henry Ford

At the worst of times there's the possibility of seeing hope... That's why that song is so important right now.

He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife.

Hope is the dream of a waking man.

To persevere trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man.

Every day begins with an act of courage and hope: getting out of bed.

A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.

Charlie Chaplin

Hope is the last thing a person does before they are defeated.

Hope is a great falsifier. Let good judgment keep her in check.

But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.

A cat can maintain a position of curled up somnolence on your knee until you are nearly upright. To the last minute she hopes your conscience will get the better of you and you will settle down again.

Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.

Gore Vidal

We can cure physical diseases with medicine, but the only cure for loneliness, despair, and hopelessness is love. There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread, but there are many more dying for a little love.

Mother Teresa

Hope travels through nor quits us when we die.

Alexander Pope

He who desires sense gratification must give up all thoughts of acquiring knowledge, and he who seeks knowledge must not hope for sense gratification.

Chanakya

A heart well prepared for adversity, in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.

Horace

The youth and cheerfulness of morning are in happy analogy and of powerful operation, and if the distress be not poignant enough to keep the eyes unclosed, they will be sure to open to sensations of softened pain and brighter hope.

Jane Austen

Friends... they cherish one another's hopes. They are kind to one another's dreams.

He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.

Thomas Carlyle

Chance has never yet satisfied the hope of a suffering people.

A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.

Stendhal

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.

Albert Einstein

He who despairs of the human condition is a coward but he who has hope for it is a fool.

There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.

Alas I am a woman, friendless, hopeless!

William Shakespeare

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at it destination, full of hope.

Maya Angelou

The happy Union of these States is a wonder, their Constitution a miracle, their example the hope of Liberty throughout the world.

James Madison

My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry, to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.

Maya Angelou

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.

Children are God's Apostles sent forth, day by day, to preach of love and hope and peace.

James Russell Lowell

It must be so - Plato thou reason'st well! -/ Else whence this pleasing hope this fond desire / This longing after immortality?

I hope the millions of people I've touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.

Michael Jordan

Counting is the religion of this generation, it is its hope and its salvation.

I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes and the ark of his safety.

The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice peace and brotherhood.

And so our mothers and grandmothers have more often than not anonymously handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see - or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read.

When I die I hope to go to Heaven whatever the Hell that is.

I didn't really want to live so anything that was an investment in time made me angry... but also I just felt sad. When the hopelessness is hurting you it's the fixtures and fittings that finish you off.

All the interests of my reason speculative as well as practical combine in the three following questions: 1. What can I know? 2. What ought I to do? 3. What may I hope?

Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value.

Desmond Tutu

If we hope for what we are not likely to possess we act and think in vain and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.

Not without hope we suffer and we mourn.

There is hardly any activity any enterprise which is started out with such tremendous hopes and expectations and yet which fails so regularly as love.

Erich Fromm

As I've said there were patriots who supported this war and patriots who opposed it. And all of us are united in appreciation for our servicemen and women and our hopes for Iraqis' future.

Barack Obama

Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us and the world will be as one.

John Lennon

It was a good month. We were able to win more ballgames than we lost. We built ourselves a pretty good cushion going into the following one. Hopefully next month will be just as productive for us.

We would not be interested in human beings if we did not have the hope of someday meeting someone worse off than ourselves.

For love would be love of the wrong thing, there is yet faith But the faith and the love and the hope are all in the waiting.

T. S. Eliot

People want to feel hopeful.

Michelle Obama

We should not moor a ship with one anchor or our life with one hope.

A mission is a place where you ask nonbelievers to come and find faith and hope, and feel love.

Robert H. Schuller

We are long before we are convinced that happiness is never to be found and each believes it possessed by others to keep alive the hope of obtaining it for himself.

Samuel Johnson

Lord, save us all from a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms.

Mark Twain

We must accept finite disappointment but never lose infinite hope.

The less we deserve good fortune the more we hope for it.

Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world must first come to pass in the heart of America.

I hope when I'm dead I'll be considered an icon though.

When things are bad we take comfort in the thought that they could always get worse. And when they are we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get better.

I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.

If you use your imagination you can look at any actress and see her nude... I hope to make you use your imagination.

Among physicists, I'm respected I hope.

Exploiting people's emotions of fear, envy and anxiety, is not hope, it's not change, it's partisanship. We don't need partisanship. We don't need demagoguery, we need solutions.

Paul Ryan

I hope to die in the saddle seat.

Everyone who feels stuck in the Obama economy is right to focus on the here and now. And I hope you understand this too, if you're feeling left out or passed by: You have not failed, your leaders have failed you.

Paul Ryan

None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.

War is just when it is necessary, arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.

Niccolo Machiavelli

I also hope that I sometimes suggested to the lion the right place to use his claws.

But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence, the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.

Lord Byron

Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good.

Our human compassion binds us the one to the other - not in pity or patronizingly but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.

Nelson Mandela

Our forces saved the remnants of the Jewish people of Europe for a new life and a new hope in the reborn land of Israel. Along with all men of good will I salute the young state and wish it well.

The only hope of socialism resides in those who have already brought about in themselves as far as is possible in the society of today that union between manual and intellectual labor which characterizes the society we are aiming at.

Simone Weil

I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all.

Lord Byron

Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.

Love is a springtime plant that perfumes everything with its hope even the ruins to which it clings.

Gustave Flaubert

When I stand before God at the end of my life I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say 'I used everything you gave me'.

Erma Bombeck

Today I can declare my hope and declare it from the bottom of my heart that we will eventually see the time when that number of nuclear weapons is down to zero and the world is a much better place.

Birthdays don't really matter much anymore ... for me I sort of have a new birthday and that's October 2nd the day I was diagnosed ... the day we all sort of look to and mark these milestones by one year two year five year 10 year. Hopefully I have a 50 year.

Lance Armstrong

I hope to stand firm enough to not go backward and yet not go forward fast enough to wreck the country's cause.

Many believe - and I believe - that I have been designated for this work by God. In spite of my old age I do not want to give it up, I work out of love for God and I put all my hope in Him.

War contains so much folly as well as wickedness that much is to be hoped from the progress of reason.

James Madison

The future is not Big Government. Self-serving politicians. Powerful bureaucrats. This has been tried tested throughout history. The result has always been disaster. President Obama your agenda is not new. It's not change and it's not hope.

Rush Limbaugh

To me we're marketing hope.

It is only hope which is real and reality is a bitterness and a deceit.

William Makepeace Thackeray

The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome dubious eggs called possibilities.

George Eliot

I am prepared for the worst but hope for the best.

Benjamin Disraeli

My theory has always been that if we are to dream the flatteries of hope are as cheap and pleasanter than the gloom of despair.

I tremble for my country when I hear of confidence expressed in me. I know too well my weakness that our only hope is in God.

Robert E. Lee

I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion misery and death... I think... peace and tranquillity will return again.

Minds that are ill at ease are agitated by both hope and fear.

Ovid

What we hope ever to do with ease we must learn first to do with diligence.

Samuel Johnson

Man is properly speaking based upon hope he has no other possession but hope, this world of his is emphatically the place of hope.

Thomas Carlyle

I've seen the ticket and I still can't believe it. When I see the money I hope I don't hit the floor.

Marriage is the death of hope.

My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.

Abraham Lincoln

Never deprive someone of hope, it might be all they have.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Now I look at where I am now and I know what I wanna to do. What I would like to be able to do is to spend whatever time I have left and to give and maybe some hope to others.

Jim Valvano

No place affords a more striking conviction of the vanity of human hopes than a public library.

Samuel Johnson

I figured out why I'm not getting seriously rich. I write newspaper columns. Nobody ever makes newspaper columns into Major Motion Pictures starring Tom Cruise. The best you can hope for with a newspaper column is that people will like it enough to attach it to their refrigerators with magnets shaped like fruit.

The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a mountain whence the stone would fall back of its own weight. They had thought with some reason that there is no more dreadful punishment than futile and hopeless labor.

Albert Camus

In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation consisting of confusion misery and death.

Like a baseball game wars are not over till they are over. Wars don't run on a clock like football. No previous generation was so hopelessly unrealistic that this had to be explained to them.

Thomas Sowell

Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity of the New which carrieth the greater benediction and the clearer revelation of God

What makes old age so sad is not that our joys but our hopes cease.

Jean Paul

Place where man laughs, sings, picks flowers, chases butterflies and pets birds, makes love with maidens and plays with children. Here he spontaneously reveals his nature, the base as well as the noble. Here also he buries his sorrows and difficulties and cherishes his ideals and hopes. It is in the garden that men discover themselves. Indeed, one discovers not only his real self but also his ideal self. He returns to his youth. Inevitably the garden is made the scene of man's merriment escapades, romantic abandonment, spiritual awakening or the perfection of his finer self.

Confucius

I think I'll always be a hopeless romantic.

Kim Kardashian

I totally disagree with the view that the Tibet struggle will die and there will be no hope for Tibet after the Dalai Lama passes away.

Dalai Lama

I knew I was a winner back in the late sixties. I knew I was destined for great things. People will say that kind of thinking is totally immodest. I agree. Modesty is not a word that applies to me in any way - I hope it never will.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Ideology politics and journalism which luxuriate in failure are impotent in the face of hope and joy.

P. J. O'Rourke

Our worldly successes cannot be guaranteed but our ability to achieve spiritual success is entirely up to us thanks to the grace of God. The best advice I know is to give is to give those worldly things your best but never your all - reserve the ultimate hope for the only one who can grant it.

Mitt Romney

In economics hope and faith coexist with great scientific pretension and also a deep desire for respectability.

John Kenneth Galbraith

Unless commitment is made there are only promises and hopes... but no plans.

Peter Drucker

So it was a good field but the most important thing was that the team came up with a very difficult plan for me. Lance helped me a lot and having an idol a mentor like that to come up with a plan and for me to put the icing on the cake was a huge accomplishment. It taught me that if I believe in myself I can push my own limits. I hope to achieve that here next year even more and hopefully arrive at the top eventually.

Lance Armstrong

You can make positive deposits in your own economy every day by reading and listening to powerful positive life-changing content and by associating with encouraging and hope-building people.

Zig Ziglar

People crushed by laws have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are their enemies they will be enemies to the law, and those who have most to hope and nothing to lose will always be dangerous.

Edmund Burke

The present is the ever moving shadow that divides yesterday from tomorrow. In that lies hope.

Frank Lloyd Wright

We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds.

Aristotle Onassis

All I can say is that when we got a phone call to ask if I was interested in driving the Pace Car at Indy it was a very short conversation. It was like 'Are you kidding? Of course.' It's a huge honor and something that I am very excited to do. Hopefully I cannot mess things up if that's possible.

Lance Armstrong

They [Young People] have exalted notions because they have not been humbled by life or learned its necessary limitations, moreover their hopeful disposition makes them think themselves equal to great things / and that means having exalted notions. They would always rather do noble deeds than useful ones: Their lives are regulated more by moral feeling than by reasoning / all their mistakes are in the direction of doing things excessively and vehemently. They overdo everything / they love too much hate too much and the same with everything else.

Aristotle

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do something to love and something to hope for.

Joseph Addison

I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.

Walt Disney

Israel was not created in order to disappear - Israel will endure and flourish. It is the child of hope and the home of the brave. It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success. It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword of freedom.

John F. Kennedy

Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in a lifetime, therefore we must be saved by hope.

Reinhold Niebuhr

I grew up as this very carefree happy kid then things turned darker for me. Maybe it was because I saw that the world wasn't as happy a place as I had hoped it would be for me.

Angelina Jolie

Youth is the period in which a man can be hopeless. The end of every episode is the end of the world. But the power of hoping through everything the knowledge that the soul survives its adventures that great inspiration comes to the middle-aged.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

I'm hopeless at looking into myself and trying to see how things are working and why.

And God help Bruce Springsteen when they decide he's no longer God... They'll turn on him and I hope he survives it.

John Lennon

to mature to me...is to wimp out...I hope I diebefore i turn into pete towshend

Kurt Cobain

Time is very precious to me. I don't know how much I have left and I have some things that I would like to say. Hopefully at the end I will have said something that will be important to other people too.

Jim Valvano

I'm hopeful. I know there is a lot of ambition in Washington obviously. But I hope the ambitious realize that they are more likely to succeed with success as opposed to failure.

George W. Bush

It is often when night looks darkest it is often before the fever breaks that one senses the gathering momentum for change when one feels that resurrection of hope in the midst of despair and apathy.

Hillary Clinton

In the end that's what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or a politics of hope?

Barack Obama

When we have lost everything including hope life becomes a disgrace and death a duty.

W. C. Fields

I said to my soul be still and wait without hope For hope would be hope for the wrong thing.

T. S. Eliot

The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe from reprisals. And have no hope of rising in their own self esteem but by lowering their neighbors.

William Hazlitt

Litigant. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones.

Ambrose Bierce

Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can, and when once you take hope and fear away you take from it its very life and being.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

While there's life there's hope.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Recently there has been a lot of controversy between the countries and I would hope that now the two countries could put all that behind them and start to build on what really has been a great friendship

Woody Allen

Who dares nothing need hope for nothing.

Friedrich Schiller

If you die you're completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I'm not afraid of dying. Total peace after death becoming someone else is the best hope I've got.

Kurt Cobain

One of my favorite people is Gypsy Rose Lee. She bears out the Biblical promise that he who has gets. And I hope she gets a lot more.

Hedy Lamarr

Where there is no vision there is no hope.

George Washington Carver

The worst thing that can happen in a democracy - as well as in an individual's life - is to become cynical about the future and lose hope.

Hillary Clinton

I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.

E. M. Forster

I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength and bid defiance to the laws of our country.

Thomas Jefferson

Hopefully I'll continue to have the success I've had.

Tiger Woods

Many possessions if they do not make a man better are at least expected to make his children happier, and this pathetic hope is behind many exertions.

George Santayana

I like to think my dad was easygoing and kind and I think some of those things have been passed down. I am like him in a sense of being positive and hopeful. He was compassionate and I've got a lot of that in me as well.

There are golfers everywhere who may never get a chance to play a links course in Scotland a tree-lined course in America or the sand belts of Australia. Hopefully I can bring some of those elements into their backyards.

Tiger Woods

That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future.

Anatole France

I never know in advance what I will photograph ... I go out into the world and hope I will come across something that imperatively interests me. I am addicted to the found object. I have no doubt that I will continue to make photographs till my last breath.

Ansel Adams

Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment.

Samuel Johnson

This man is freed from servile bands Of hope to rise or fear to fall, Lord of himself though not of lands And leaving nothing yet hath all.

Lord Byron

I hope to have communion with the people that is the most important thing.

Pope John Paul II

I'm a romantic, a sentimental person thinks things will last a romantic person hopes against hope that they won't.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

One has no great hopes from Birmingham. I always say there is something direful in the sound.

Jane Austen

The inevitable has always found me ready and hopeful.

Amelia Barr

I hope all of you are going to fill out your census form when it comes in the mail next month. If you don't return the form the area you live in might get less government money and you wouldn't want that to happen would you.

Andy Rooney

How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress.

Niels Bohr

If you wish to succeed in life make perseverance your bosom friend experience your wise counselor caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.

Joseph Addison

I had in mind a message although I hope it doesn't intrude too badly persuading Americans and especially Southerners of the critical importance of land and our vanishing natural environment and wildlife.

E. O. Wilson

Knowledge is like money: to be of value it must circulate and in circulating it can increase in quantity and hopefully in value.

Louis L'Amour

It is only by not paying one's bills that one can hope to live in the memory of the commercial classes.

Oscar Wilde

We all hoped in 2001 that we could put in place an Afghan government under President Karzai that would be able to control the country make sure al-Qaeda didn't come back and make sure the Taliban wasn't resurging. It didn't work out.

Colin Powell

I am someone who hopes for the best and prepares for the worst.

Hillary Clinton

Man needs for his happiness not only the enjoyment of this or that but hope and enterprise and change.

Bertrand Russell

Poets have said that the reason to have children is to give yourself immortality. Immortality? Now that I have five children my only hope is that they are all out of the house before I die.

Bill Cosby

Man's only true happiness is to live in hope of something to be won by him. Reverence something to be worshipped by him and love something to be cherished by him forever.

John Ruskin

We stand today on the edge of a new frontier - the frontier of the 1960's - a frontier of unknown opportunities and perils - a frontier of unfulfilled hopes and threats.

John F. Kennedy

I'll always stay connected with Apple. I hope that throughout my life I'll sort of have the thread of my life and the thread of Apple weave in and out of each other like a tapestry. There may be a few years when I'm not there but I'll always come back.

Steve Jobs

You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply with greater vision with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.

Woodrow Wilson

If you keep thinking about what you want to do or what you hope will happen you don't do it and it won't happen.

Desiderius Erasmus

The nineteenth century was completely lacking in logic it had cosmic terms and hopes and aspirations and discoveries and ideals but it had no logic.

Gertrude Stein

You have to live with the crashes and hope you don't get into one

Lance Armstrong

The biggest mistake that leaders can make is to give people false hope that melts like snow.

Winston Churchill

One must always hope when one is desperate and doubt when one hopes.

Gustave Flaubert

When people talk of the freedom of writing speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists, but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.

John Adams

Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.

John Wayne

It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold men's hearts by hopes when it cannot by satisfaction

Francis Bacon

We stand today at a crossroads: One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other leads to total extinction. Let us hope we have the wisdom to make the right choice.

Woody Allen

Present n. That part of eternity dividing the domain of disappointment from the realm of hope.

Ambrose Bierce

To Live signifies to believe and hope - to lie and to lie to oneself.

Emile M. Cioran

As for gun control advocates, I have no hope whatever that any facts whatever will make the slightest dent in their thinking - or lack of thinking.

Thomas Sowell

In giving freedom to the slave we assure freedom to the free - honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve. We shall nobly save or meanly lose the last best hope of earth.

Abraham Lincoln

I see the whole concept of Generation X implies that everyone has lost hope.

Alanis Morissette

You cannot hope to sweep someone else away by the force of your writing until it has been done to you.

Stephen King

Most High glorious God enlighten the darkness of my heart and give me true faith, certain hope and perfect charity, sense and knowledge, Lord, that I might carry out Your holy and true command.

Pessimists are the people who have no hope for themselves or for others. Pessimists are also people who think the human race is beneath their notice that they're better than other human beings.

James Arthur Baldwin

Man wants to live but it is useless to hope that this desire will dictate all his actions.

Albert Camus

If we were logical the future would be bleak indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings and we have faith and we have hope and we can work.

Jacques Yves Cousteau

If someone decides to be a musician now it means because there is no hope of money at the end of it it means they really want to be a musician. And if someone is writing now there is no hope for money at the end of it.

Doug Coupland

I care about our young people and I wish them great success because they are our Hope for the Future and some day when my generation retires they will have to pay us trillions of dollars in social security

My fortune somewhat resembled that of a person who should entertain an idea of committing suicide and altogether beyond his hopes meet with the good hap to be murdered.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

The details surrounding both my marriage and subsequent filing for divorce are private and I had hoped to keep them that way for the sake of my family.

Eminem

Together we will build an America where hope is a new job with a paycheck not a faded word on an old bumper sticker.

Mitt Romney

If it were not for hopes the heart would break.

Thomas Fuller

I only hope that we don't lose sight of one thing - that it was all started by a mouse.

Walt Disney

To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime.

Erich Fromm

No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love and desire to continue in and make no effort to escape from.

George Eliot

The essentials to happiness are something to love something to do and something to hope for.

William Blake

Prosperity is not without many fears and distaste, adversity not without many comforts and hopes.

Francis Bacon

This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.

Oscar Wilde

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not, remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.

Epicurus

The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure but from hope to hope.

Samuel Johnson

Of all the needs (there are none imaginary) a lonely child has the one that must be satisfied if there is going to be hope, and a hope of wholeness is the unshaken need for an unshakable God.

Maya Angelou

What to do if you find yourself stuck in a crack in the ground underneath a giant boulder you can't move with no hope of rescue. Consider how lucky you are that life has been good to you so far. Alternatively if life hasn't been good to you so far which given your current circumstances seems more likely consider how lucky you are that it won't be troubling you much longer.

The sea the great unifier is man's only hope. Now as never before the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat.

Jacques Yves Cousteau

You can't go around hoping that most people have sterling moral characters. The most you can hope for is that people will pretend that they do.

Fran Lebowitz

'We hope you enjoy your stay in Chicago or wherever your final destination may be.' All destinations are final. That's what it means. Destiny: final. If you haven't gotten where you're going you aren't there yet.

George Carlin

I decided very early on just to accept life unconditionally, I never expected it to do anything special for me yet I seemed to accomplish far more than I had ever hoped. Most of the time it just happened to me without my ever seeking it.

Audrey Hepburn

On every front there are clear answers out there that can make this country stronger but we're going to break through the fear and the frustration people are feeling. Our job is to make sure that even as we make progress that we are also giving people a sense of hope and vision for the future.

Barack Obama

My hopes are not always realized but I always hope.

Ovid

I hope he runs for president someday. I'm 75. He's got to hurry if I'm going to be able to vote for him.

Warren Buffett

What can I know? What ought I to do? What can I hope?

Immanuel Kant

To live without Hope is to Cease to live.

Fyodor Dostoevsky

It is a vain hope to make people happy by politics.

Thomas Carlyle

If children have the ability to ignore all odds and percentages then maybe we can all learn from them. When you think about it what other choice is there but to hope? We have two options medically and emotionally: give up or Fight Like Hell.

Lance Armstrong

Hundreds of thousands of American servicemen and women are deployed across the world in the war on terror. By bringing hope to the oppressed and delivering justice to the violent they are making America more secure.

George W. Bush

Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.

Ambrose Bierce

To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

The results of political changes are hardly ever those which their friends hope or their foes fear.

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