Hope Quotes

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This season's been a non-starter for me but I hope I can have a big impact
Gavin Henson

When people tell you they saw your last picture - well, the way they say it sounds like they hope it was!
Broderick Crawford

To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labour.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Even a purely moral act that has no hope of any immediate and visible political effect can gradually and indirectly, over time, gain in political significance.
Vaclav Havel

Man partly is and wholly hopes to be.
Robert Browning

I've never wanted to leave. I'm here for the rest of my life, and hopefully after that as well [on Newcastle]
Alan Shearer

The proper method of philosophy consists in clearly conceiving the insoluble problems in all their insolubility and then in simply contemplating them, fixedly and tirelessly, year after year, without any hope, patiently waiting.
Simone Weil

Abandon hope, all ye who enter here (Inferno)
Dante Alighieri

Morale is the state of mind. It is steadfastness and courage and hope. It is confidence and zeal and loyalty. It is elan, esprit de corps and determination.
George Marshall

Yet the barely-moving polls and the lack of major gaffes or policy collapses has made it duller than I, for one, hoped it would be. [2005 election campaign]
Andrew Marr

To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.
Amos Bronson Alcott

What can innocence hope for,
When such as sit her judges are corrupted!
Philip Massinger

Hope is the thing with feathers
Emily Dickinson

I hope for the day when everyone can speak again of God without embarrassment.
Paul Tillich

I hope it is going to get better as things will only get tougher from here on
Maria Sharapova

When he's late for dinner, I know he's either having an affair or is lying dead in the street. I always hope it's the street.
Jessica Tandy

To be happy, the passions must be cheerful and gay, not gloomy and melancholy. A propensity to hope and joy is real riches; one to fear and sorrow, real poverty
David Hume

As the mind of each man is conscious of good or evil, so does he conceive within his breast hope or fear, according to his actions
Ovid

I admire the relationship she had with John Lennon and hope I can be a similar influence to Tiger. [on Yoko Ono]
Elin Nordegren

Being an actress is something that a large number of little girls hope to become, so to make it makes you feel like one of the lucky ones which of course you are
Caroline Farrell

All the Saints of God are there to protect me, to sustain me and to carry me. And your prayers, my dear friends, your indulgence, your love, your faith and your hope accompany me.
Pope Benedict XVI

Love, hope, fear, faith: these make humanity; These are its' sign and note and character.
Robert Browning Hamilton

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

I apologise to the SFA, Walter Smith and his staff. At the earliest opportunity, I hope to meet with Walter Smith, face-to-face, to explain my reasons.
Garry O'Connor

It was a tough role to take on so I'm really pleased with how it turned out and it's as good as I could have hoped for really.
Dominic Purcell

The longest suicide note in history (on Labour's New Hope for Britain in 1983)
Gerald Kaufman

Looking after two young children keeps me on my toes and hopefully fit enough to cope with the jungle
Kimberley Davies

Good hope is often beguiled by her own augury
Ovid

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

Life may change, but it may fly not; Hope may vanish, but can die not; Truth be veiled, but still it burneth; Love repulsed, - but it returneth.
Percy Bysshe Shelley

Being a star has made it possible for me to get insulted in places where the average Negro could never hope to go and get insulted. (In 'Yes I Can')
Sammy Davis Jnr

Hope arouses, as nothing else can arouse, a passion for the possible.
William Sloane Coffin Jr

For the first time in a long time, there is hope in our region for a better future for us and our grandchildren.
Ariel Sharon

I am a hopeless romantic and I love to spoil my girlfriends.
Orlando Bloom

I think reincarnation is possible. Hopefully, we all get recycled.
Christina Ricci

A man must love a thing very much if he not only practices it without any hope of fame and money, but even without any hope of doing it well.
Oliver Herford

I'm not holding out too much hope but, you never know, I might sneak in the back door somewhere
Graeme Swann

What is a husband? He is the one who, with a touch, can bring back the starlight and glow of years long ago. At least he hopes he can - don't disappoint him.
Alan Beck

If we can play the way we have done in the last two days at the start of the next Test hopefully there will be a different result [on losing to England in the Ashes]
Ricky Ponting

The pause between the errors and trials of the day and the hopes of the night.
Herbert Hoover

Achieve success in any area of life by identifying the optimum strategies and repeating them until they become habits. [and just hope that those strategies don't fluctuate with time else you have unwanted habits]
Charles Givens

My first words are for Justine - it's disappointing for everybody to end this way so I hope you get better and recover quickly [on winning her first grand slam]
Amelie Mauresmo

Beware how you take away hope from another human being.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

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.
Jim Carrey

[Of General Wolfe] Mad, is he? Then I hope he will bit some of my other generals.
George II

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.
Malcolm Forbes

Fear and hope are alike underneath. [In that they are both emotions]
Richard Ford

Mad, is he? Then I hope he will bite some of my other generals.
King George II

Of all faults the greatest is the excess of impious terror, dishonoring divine grace. He who despairs wants love, wants faith; for faith, hope, and love are three torches which blend their light together, nor does the one shine without the other
Metastasio

Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook.
Oliver Goldsmith



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