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I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe. Dalai Lama, leader
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Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. Albert Einstein, physicist
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Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever. Roy Bennett, politician
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Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better. Jim Rohn, businessman
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Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future. Robert H. Schuller, clergyman
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Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst. English Proverbs,
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May every sunrise hold more promise, every moonrise hold more peace. Anonymous,
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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, industrialist
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I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it. Estee Lauder, businesswoman
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Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory. Norman Vincent Peale, clergyman
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My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world. Jack Layton, politician
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Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible. Unknown,
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Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. Helen Keller, author
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Hope is the last to abandon the unhappy. Italian Proverbs,
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To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless. G. K. Chesterton, writer
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Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope. Epictetus, philosopher
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Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher
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Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy. Rudy Giuliani, politician
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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, writer
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Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A 'you can do it' when things are tough. Richard M. DeVos, businessman
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He who has health, has hope. And he who has hope, has everything. Arabic Proverbs,
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Were it not for hope the heart would break. Scottish Proverbs,
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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, poet
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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 live as one. John Lennon, musician
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Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul -- and sings the tunes without the words -- and never stops at all. Emily Dickinson, poet
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The phoenix hope, can wing her way through the desert skies, and still defying fortune's spite; revive from ashes and rise. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist
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A misty morning does not signify a cloudy day. Proverbs,
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I place no hope in my strength, nor in my works: but all my confidence is in God my protector, who never abandons those who have put all their hope and thought in him. Francois Rabelais, clergyman
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There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen, musician
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Hope is a waking dream. Aristotle, philosopher
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Hope is the dream of a soul awake. Proverbs,
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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, writer
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God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless. Chester W. Nimitz, soldier
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Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn't permanent. Jean Kerr, playwright
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When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too. Paulo Coelho, novelist
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Take hope from the heart of man and you make him a beast of prey. Ouida, novelist
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Having a sense of purpose is having a sense of self. A course to plot is a destination to hope for. Bryant H. McGill, poet
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It is not enough that we do our best; sometimes we must do what is required. Winston Churchill, statesman
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Beware how you take away hope from another human being. Oliver Wendell Holmes, writer
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We have no hope of solving our problems without harnessing the diversity, the energy, and the creativity of all our people. Roger Wilkins,
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The darkest day, If you live till tomorrow will have past away. William Cowper, poet
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If it were not for hopes, the heart would break. Thomas Fuller, clergyman
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My hopes are not always realized, but I always hope. Ovid, poet
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My only hope lies in my despair. Jean Racine, dramatist
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No winter lasts forever; no spring skips it's turn. Hal Borland, author
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From the withered tree, a flower blooms. Source Unknown,
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Like all of us in this storm between birth and death, I can wreak no great changes on the world, only small changes for the better, I hope, in the lives of those I love. Dean Koontz, author
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For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him that in the end the Shadow was only a small and passing thing: there was light and high beauty for ever beyond its reach. J.R.R. Tolkien, writer
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Where there is no vision, there is no hope. George Washington Carver, scientist
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Let your hook be always cast. In the pool where you least expect it, will be fish. Ovid, poet
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Hope and fear are inseparable. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer
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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, explorer
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With each passing day, I didn't lose hope. I fought to have more. Amy Tan, novelist
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There was a moment in my life when I really wanted to kill myself. And there was one other moment when I was close to that. But even in my most jaded times, I had some hope. Gerard Way, singer
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I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death... I think... peace and tranquillity will return again. Anne Frank, diarist
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Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel. Leonardo da Vinci, artist
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Forgiveness is giving up the hope that the past could have been any different. Oprah Winfrey, entertainer
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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, politician
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For he who has health has hope; and he who has hope, has everything. Owen Arthur, statesman
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To live without Hope is to Cease to live. Fyodor Dostoyevsky, writer
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Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery. Bertrand Russell, philosopher
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Even if the hopes you started out with are dashed, hope has to be maintained. Seamus Heaney, poet
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Of all ills that one endures, hope is a cheap and universal cure. Abraham Cowley, poet
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Where no hope is left, is left no fear. John Milton, poet
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Hope is a good thing but not if you depend on it solely. Source Unknown,
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The ninety and nine are with dreams, content but the hope of the world made new, is the hundredth man who is grimly bent on making those dreams come true. Edgar Allan Poe, poet
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Hope is a necessity for normal life and the major weapon against the suicide impulse. Karl A. Menninger, psychologist
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Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers. Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer
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Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher
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Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous; it is nothing if it is not ridiculous. Thornton Wilder, novelist
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Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up. Anne Lamott, author
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None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, poet
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All kids need is a little help, a little hope and somebody who believes in them. Magic Johnson, athlete
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Depression can seem worse than terminal cancer, because most cancer patients feel loved and they have hope and self-esteem. David D. Burns, writer
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Hope is the dream of a waking man. Aristotle, philosopher
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To the sick, while there is life there is hope. Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman
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In all things it is better to hope than to despair. Johann von Goethe, writer
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With high hope for the future, no prediction is ventured. Abraham Lincoln, president
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Nobody should pin their hopes on a miracle. Vladimir Putin, statesman
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He that lives upon hope will die fasting. Benjamin Franklin, politician
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Those who hope for no other life are dead even for this. Johann von Goethe, writer
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Hopes are but the dreams of those that wake. Matthew Prior, poet
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The miserable have no other medicine but only hope. William Shakespeare, dramatist
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In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing. Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer
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Hope is patience with the lamp lit. Tertullian, author
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Courage is like love; it must have hope for nourishment. Napoleon Bonaparte, leader
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Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all. Emily Dickinson, poet
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No matter how dark the moment, love and hope are always possible. George Chakiris, dancer
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I hope for peace and sanity - it's the same thing. Studs Terkel, journalist
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Бу́дет и на на́шей у́лице пра́здник. Russian Proverbs,
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Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend. Thomas C. Haliburton,
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In our sad condition our only consolation is the expectancy of another life. Here below all is incomprehensible. Martin Luther, monk
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He who has never hoped can never despair. George Bernard Shaw, dramatist
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My hope lies with people who never go to Washington except to see the monuments. Joel Kotkin, educator
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It is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception and compassion and hope. Ursula K. Le Guin, writer
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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, philosopher
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That's all a man can hope for during his lifetime - to set an example - and when he is dead, to be an inspiration for history. William McKinley, president
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Yes, I do often write poems from the mind, but I hope I don't ignore feelings and emotions. Anne Stevenson, poet
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I hope that you will learn to take responsibility for your decisions. don't take counsel of your fears. Thomas S. Monson, clergyman
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He that waits for a dead man's shoes may long go barefoot. Proverbs,
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There is hope for all of us. Well, anyway, if you don't die you live through it, day in, day out. May L. Becker,
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That glittering hope is immemorial and beckons many men to their undoing. Euripides, poet
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If you have a lemon, make lemonade. Howard Gossage,
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Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope. Few are reduced so low as that. William Hazlitt, critic
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Hope is the struggle of the soul, breaking loose from what is perishable, and attesting her eternity. Herman Melville, novelist
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Man is a victim of dope in the incurable form of hope. Ogden Nash, poet
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Our hopes are but memories reversed. Source Unknown,
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There's hope for everyone. That's what makes the world go round. Paul Auster, author
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One loves to possess arms, though they hope never to have occasion for them. Thomas Jefferson, president
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I said to my soul, be still, and wait without hope, For hope would be hope for the wrong thing. T. S. Eliot, poet
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Few people know so clearly what they want. Most people can't even think what to hope for when they throw a penny in a fountain. Barbara Kingsolver, novelist
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How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress. Niels Bohr, physicist
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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. Epictetus, philosopher
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Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope. Aristotle, philosopher
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Hope never abandons you, you abandon it. George Weinberg, psychologist
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Comedy is defiance. It's a snort of contempt in the face of fear and anxiety. And it's the laughter that allows hope to creep back on the inhale. Will Durst, writer
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Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly. Langston Hughes, poet
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They do not understand Islam, and I think that is one area where perhaps I hope one day I will play a role in actually making people understand what we perceive Islam to be. Imran Khan, athlete
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I think I've always been somebody, since the deaths of my father and brother, who was afraid to hope. So, I was more prepared for failure and for rejection than for success. Amy Tan, novelist
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I make a note, set it aside, and hope it makes sense when the time comes to look at it again. Donald E. Westlake, writer
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He gains a great deal who loses a vain hope. Italian Proverbs,
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Still bent to make some port he knows not where, still standing for some false impossible shore. Matthew Arnold, poet
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Before you give up hope, turn back and read the attacks that were made on Lincoln. Bruce Barton, author
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The dead hand of the past must die. We are waking up and that gives me hope that the new age will truely be free and not filled with the lies and democide of the old world order. James Dye,
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The hours that we pass with happy prospects in view are more pleasing than those crowned with success. Oliver Goldsmith, poet
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Of all the forces that make for a better world, none is so indispensable, none so powerful, as hope. Without hope men are only half alive. With hope they dream and think and work. Charles Sawyer,
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Who can hope for nothing, should despair for nothing. Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician
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Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear. Baruch (Benedict de) Spinoza,
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Hope on, and save yourself for prosperous times. Virgil, poet
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I am a little deaf, a little blind, a little impotent, and on top of this are two or three abominable infirmities, but nothing destroys my hope. Voltaire (Fran, writer
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The present is the ever moving shadow that divides yesterday from tomorrow. In that lies hope. Frank Lloyd Wright, architect
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Hope is the cordial that keeps life from stagnating. Samuel Richardson, novelist
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Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die. Alexander Pope, poet
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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, critic
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I hope we will be able to have a happy family ourselves. Kate Middleton, celebrity
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Chess is changing. I hope chess is getting more popular, more spectacular. Alexandra Kosteniuk, celebrity
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Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them. Vincent McNabb, clergyman
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There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope. Baruch Spinoza, philosopher
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I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes. Yves Saint Laurent, designer
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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, author
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I only hope that we don't lose sight of one thing - that it was all started by a mouse. Walt Disney, cartoonist
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The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader
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A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself. He can live without hope, without friends, without books, even without music, as long as he can listen to his own thoughts. Axel Munthe, writer
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My hope still is to leave the world a bit better than when I got here. Jim Henson, entertainer
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What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope. Mahatma Gandhi, leader
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A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning. Brad Henry, politician
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Whatever enlarges hope will also exalt courage. William Samuel Johnson, politician
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Ónen i-estel edain, ú-chebin estel anim. (I gave Hope to the Dúnedain, I have kept none for myself.) (Gilraen's linnod) J.R.R. Tolkien, writer
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The only hope I can see for the future depends on a wiser and braver use of the reason, not a panic flight from it. F. L. Lucas, critic
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It's a good place when all you have is hope and not expectations. Danny Boyle, director
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