Hope Quotes

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A person, who no matter how desperate the situation, gives others hope, is a true leader.
Daisaku Ikeda

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

One always hopes that you're going to have influence and staying power, but you never know!
Chris Frantz

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

All our hopes are pinned on one person - Paula Radcliffe. If Paula doesn't win gold then we are going to have a postmortem on this Olympic team. [she didn't win gold, but Britain came top 10 overall in 2004 Athens Olympics]
Roger Black

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

Travelling is like gambling: it is always connected with winning and losing, and generally where it is least expected we receive, more or less than what we hoped for.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

He that lives upon hope will die fasting.
Benjamin Franklin

You believe that easily which you hope for earnestly
Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Right now, I'm writing song lyrics. Experimenting with a play. Toying with an idea for a documentary. I hope one of these will eventually be launched into the light of day.
Anita Diament

Sure I love Goldie. How could you not love Goldie? Everyone loves Goldie. I love her, and I hope our love will continue, but I don't want to give an I-love-Goldie-Hawn interview.
Kurt Russell

I don't think I have played as well as I can for Arsenal, but hopefully in this tournament I can do that.
Ashley Cole

I am realistic and by the time he is old enough to go to fights hopefully I will be sat in my armchair with the pipe and slippers [on his son]
Ricky Hatton

I am really excited about Battle of the Stars, the line-up looks fantastic. I've no doubt that despite their fame my hand holding will still be in high demand as they take on the judges often harsh words. Lets just hope I'm not having to mop up too many tears!
Kate Thornton

He is not the hope of a Tory future because he is the reincarnation of a failed Tory past [on Michael Howard]
Tony Blair

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

All we can do is hope and pray - on suggestions Hugh Grant will retire soon
Colin Firth

We are bound no longer by the straightjacket of the past [and] nowhere is the change greater than in our profession of arms. What, you may well ask, will be the end of all of this? I would not know! But I would hope that our beloved country will drink deep from the chalice of courage.
Douglas Macarthur

You can't spend your whole life apologising. Hopefully you move forward and learn not to do it again.
Jude Law

I hope they don't let Brett Lee anywhere near it [a portrait of himself] with a black pen because I might end up with a moustache like Merv Hughes's
Shane Warne

I want to help people with depression understand that there is hope, so that they can get the help they need to live rich, fulfilling lives.
Tom Bosley

Hope is necessary in every condition.
Samuel Johnson

Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment.
Samuel Johnson

An adolescent is somebody who is in between things. A teenager is somebody who's kind of permanently there. And so living with them through the various teenage hopes and sorrows and joys was curiously enough a maturing experience for me.
Andrew Greeley

Despotic conscience rules our hopes and fears
Ovid

I really, totally, hand-on-heart hope he wins it [on wanting Jim Broadbent to win an award... great acting, Andy!]
Andy Serkis

'Make America what we want it to be — a literate country and a hopefuller country.' —Washington, D.C., Jan. 11, 2001

'Natural gas is hemispheric. I like to call it hemispheric in nature because it is a product that we can find in our neighborhoods.'
Austin, Texas, Dec. 20, 2000

'I knew it might put him in an awkward position that we had a discussion before finality has finally happened in this presidential race.'
Describing a phone call to Sen. John Breaux. Crawford, Texas, Dec. 2, 2000

'The legislature's job is to write law. It's the executive branch's job to interpret law.'
Austin, Texas, Nov. 22, 2000

'They misunderestimated me.'
Bentonville, Ark., Nov. 6, 2000

'They want the federal government controlling Social Security like it's some kind of federal program.'
St. Charles, Mo., Nov. 2, 2000

'The only things that I can tell you is that every case I have reviewed I have been comfortable with the innocence or guilt of the person that I've looked at. I do not believe we've put a guilty... I mean innocent person to death in the state of Texas.'
-All Things Considered, NPR, June 16, 2000

BUSH: 'First of all, Cinco de Mayo is not the independence day. That's dieciseis de Septiembre, and ...'
MATTHEWS: 'What's that in English?' BUSH: 'Fifteenth of September.' (Dieciseis de Septiembre = Sept. 16) -Hardball, MSNBC, May 31, 2000

'It's clearly a budget. It's got a lot of numbers in it.'
-Reuters, May 5, 2000

'Will the highways on the Internet become more few?'
-Concord, N.H., Jan. 29, 2000

'This is Preservation Month. I appreciate preservation. It's what you do when you run for president. You gotta preserve.'

-Speaking during 'PERSEVERENCE Month' at Fairgrounds Elementary School in Nashua, N.H. As quoted in the Los Angeles Times, Jan. 28, 2000

'What I am against is quotas. I am against hard quotas, quotas they basically delineate based upon whatever. However they delineate, quotas, I think vulcanize society. So I don't know how that fits into what everybody else is saying, their relative positions, but that's my position.'
-The San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 21, 2000

'Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning?' -Florence, S.C., Jan. 11, 2000

'Gov. Bush will not stand for the subsidation of failure.' -ibid

'I think anybody who doesn't think I'm smart enough to handle the job is underestimating.'
-U.S. News & World Report, April 3, 2000
George W Bush

Sweetest love, I do not go, For weariness of thee, Nor in hope the world can show A fittter love for me.
John Donne

The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.
Stephen Ambrose

I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.
Yves Saint Laurent

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

To get to the final here at the Crucible is a dream come true and if I play well I can give John Higgins a good game and hopefully even go on and win
Mark Selby

If I manage to skin a crocodile for my new pair of stilettos I hope everyone will be impressed and know that I’m a chip off the old block
Carol Thatcher

Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
Benedict Spinoza

'I hope you're pleased with yourselves. We could all have been killed - or worse, expelled. Now, if you don't mind, I'm going to bed.' -
From Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's/Philosopher's Stone after their encounter with Fluffy
Emma Watson

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

Let's face it, I haven't got a hope in hell of winning [on his election stand]
Garry Bushell

I hope that my experiences in my life have actually helped me understand that I do want crime tackled [on smoking cannabis]
Jacqui Smith

I regret what I did but it was in my personal time and I therefore hope that it does not reflect on the show
Richard Bacon

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

Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things. And no good thing ever dies.
Shawshank Redemption

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

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

I hope that the art of word play and people's greater verbal dexterity is not yet dead but I fear, alas, that this may be the way things go in the future.
Johnny Hart

I hope there's a tinge of disgrace about me. Hopefully, there's one good scandal left in me yet.
Diana Rigg

Take hope from the heart of man and you make him a beast of prey.
Ouida

You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for our own improvement and, at the same time, share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful.
Marie Curie

Every writer hopes or boldly assumes that his life is in some sense exemplary, that the particular will turn out to be universal.
Martin Amis

Hope nothing from foreign governments. They will never be really willing to aid you until you have shown that you are strong enough to conquer without them.
Giuseppe Mazzini

When your garden is finished, I hope it will be more beautiful than you anticipated, require less care than you had expected, and have cost only a little more than you had planned.
Thomas Church



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