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Hope, deceitful as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route.  François VI de la Rochefoucault

Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. Christopher Reeve

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

In reality, hope is the worst of all evils, because it prolongs man’s torments. Friedrich Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human, 1878

Things which you do not hope happen more frequently than things which you do hope. Titus Maccius Plautus

Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them.  Vincent McNabb

When the world says, “Give up,”
Hope whispers, “Try it one more time.”
~Author Unknown

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There is nothing so well known as that we should not expect something for nothing — but we all do and call it Hope. Edgar Howe

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Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future. Robert H. Schuller

Keep all special thoughts and memories for lifetimes to come. Share these keepsakes with others to inspire hope and build from the past, which can bridge to the future. Mattie Stepanek

There is hope in dreams, imagination, and in the courage of those who wish to make those dreams a reality. Jonas Salk

Where I am today… I still have my ups and downs, but I take it one day at a time and I just hope that I can be the best that I can possibly be, not only for myself, but also young people that are out there today that need someone to look up to. Demi Lovato

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

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Infuse your life with action. Don’t wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen… yourself, right now, right down here on Earth. Bradley Whitford

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

Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don’t give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people. Tena Desae

There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope. Bernard Williams

We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence. Lin Yutang

Hope is the poor man’s bread. Gary Herbert

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

Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers. Robert Ingersoll

I still believe in some faraway place where it’s all okay. Terri Guillemets, “Beyond the horizon,” 1989

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Survival was my only hope, success my only revenge. Patricia Cornwell

Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us. Samuel Smiles

Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance. Robert Kennedy

Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future. Lewis B. Smedes

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

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Hope itself is a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords; but, like all other pleasures immoderately enjoyed, the excesses of hope must be expiated by pain. Samuel Johnson

“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, c.1861

The wings of hope carry us, soaring high above the driving winds of life. Ana Jacob, May 2011 entry to The Quote Garden create your own quote contest on Twitter

All it takes is one bloom of hope to make a spiritual garden. Terri Guillemets

The miserable have no other medicine
But only hope.
William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure

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

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

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

A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning. Brad Henry

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death. Robert Fulghum

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Never deprive someone of hope — it may be all they have. Author unknown

Hope never abandons you, you abandon it. George Weinberg

The birds of hope are everywhere, listen to them sing. Terri Guillemets

Some see a hopeless end, while others see an endless hope. Author Unknown

Hope is patience with the lamp lit. Tertullian

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You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own. Michelle Obama

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

I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best. Benjamin Disraeli

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

It is my goal to love everyone. I hate no one. Regardless of their race, religion, their proclivities, the desire of their heart and how they want to live their life and the decisions that they make. I can even respect people’s decisions and lifestyle choices just as I hope they have the courtesy to respect my decisions and my choices. Kirk Cameron

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The road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination. Marian Zimmer Bradley

If you knew that hope and despair were paths to the same destination, which would you choose? Robert Brault

You’ve gotta have hope. Without hope life is meaningless. Without hope life is meaning less and less.  Author Unknown

Hope is the feeling we have that the feeling we have is not permanent. Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

Lord save us all from old age and broken health and a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms. Mark Twain, 1891

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Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected. Robert Frank

Our uniqueness, our individuality, and our life experience molds us into fascinating beings. I hope we can embrace that. I pray we may all challenge ourselves to delve into the deepest resources of our hearts to cultivate an atmosphere of understanding, acceptance, tolerance, and compassion. We are all in this life together. Linda Thompson

I hope everyone that is reading this is having a really good day. And if you are not, just know that in every new minute that passes you have an opportunity to change that. Gillian Anderson

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

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

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Hope peers beyond the sunset gate,
And sees heaven ope, with clearest eye;
In Sorrow’s sombre vale we wait,
Till Love translates us to the sky…
Luther G. Riggs, “Hope and Fear,” c.1884  [Riggs was an editor and the poet-paragrapher of the Chicago Daily Sun. —tεᖇᖇ¡·g]

He that lives upon hope will die fasting. Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack

When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you’re slamming the door in the face of God. Charles L. Allen

Though you lose all hope, there is still hope, and it loves to surprise.  Robert Brault

Hope is warmth against the cold winter of adversity. Terri Guillemets

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Today’s students can put dope in their veins or hope in their brains. If they can conceive it and believe it, they can achieve it. They must know it is not their aptitude but their attitude that will determine their altitude. Jesse Jackson

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

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

Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper. Francis Bacon

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

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When hope is hungry, everything feeds it. Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

Hope is putting faith to work when doubting would be easier.  Author Unknown

If one truly has lost hope, one would not be on hand to say so. Eric Bentley

I will never willingly destroy a solitary human hope. Robert G. Ingersoll

Here’s to Hope! — the child of Care,
And pretty sister of Despair,
Here’s hoping that Hope’s children shan’t
Take after their Grandma or Aunt!
Oliver Herford, c.1903

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Friends from the press, China needs to learn more about the world, and the world also needs to learn more about China. I hope you will continue to make more efforts and contributions to deepening the mutual understanding between China and the countries of the world. Xi Jinping

Courage is like love; it must have hope for nourishment. Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Where there is no vision, there is no hope. George Washington Carver

At the end of the day, we must go forward with hope and not backward by fear and division. Jesse Jackson

When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you are slamming the door in the face of God. Charles L. Allen

It is the first purpose of hope to make hopelessness bearable. Robert Brault

The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes. Thomas Hardy