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Here there is no hope, and consequently no duty, no work, nothing to be gained by praying, nothing to be lost by doing what you like. Hell, in short, is a place where you have nothing to do but amuse yourself.
George Bernard Shaw

'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

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

I hope for his sake he has a long and illustrious career. But when he finds out what women are all about we'll see, won't we? [on Michael van Gerwen]
Martin Adams

Nicola is absolutely stunning. It's up to the casting directors but we really hope she gets through. She didn't let on to the casting directors she was a beauty queen. [on Nicola Jolly joining Hollyoaks]
Ali Bastian

Approach each new problem not with a view of finding what you hope will be there, but to get the truth, the realities that must be grappled with. You may not like what you find. In that case you are entitled to try to change it. But do not deceive yourself as to what you do find to be the facts of the situation.
Bernard Baruch

Hope... is the companion of power, and the mother of success; for who so hopes has within him the gift of miracles.
Samuel Smiles

They look quite promising in the shop, and not entirely without hope when I get them back into my wardrobe. But then, when I put them on they tend to deteriorate with a very strange rapidity and one feels so sorry for them.
Joyce Grenfell

I hope the Spice Girls will come back, although it may be beyond even Bob Geldof to get that to happen.
Gordon Brown

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

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

In the long run I certainly hope information is the cure for fanaticism, but I am afraid information is more the cause than the cure.
Daniel Dennett

I hope she misses the cut. She doesn't belong here (on a female golfer in a men's PGA tournament)
Vijay Singh

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

'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St Nicholas soon would be there (A Visit from St Nicholas)
Clement C Moore

We are plain people from Tennessee, called here for a little time by a nation's calamity, and I hope too much will not be expected of us
Eliza Johnson

So... Shakespeare directed a play called Romeo and Juliet? Romeo... isn't he the guy out of So Solid Crew. [Brian, hopefully pretending that he has never heard of William Shakespeare!]
Brian Belo

Farmers markets are green shoots coming out of the gun. They represent hope and they need to be cultivated. But we have a juggernaut coming at us.
Jerry Brown

Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook
Ben Jonson

It's impossible for anybody else to understand why it has taken me so long [to get married]. But I don't think it had been right before and I don't think Sophie would have said yes. Hopefully the fact that she has said yes means I've got the timing right.
Prince Edward

There will always be someone else with a different view than you. I appreciate them and would never say that they are wrong. I hope that they would give me that courtesy also.
Melissa Etheridge

My hope is that one day America will return to our historic standards which were to respect the life of the unborn.
Tom Coburn

There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.
Benedict Spinoza

As Lord Chesterfield said of the generals of his day, ' I only hope that when the enemy reads the list of their names, he trembles as I do.'
Duke Of Wellington

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

Unfortunately we couldn't pull through with the win but I enjoyed it very much and hopefully I'll play for many years to come. [on losing to England in 2005]
AB De Villiers

I feel like the nanny trying to calm down the kids. It looks like mum and dad are splitting up and nobody likes that. I hope they get back together. They are the two people who give me stability but they are bickering away like they want a divorce and I'm not going to be their lawyer
Ian Holloway

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way (A Tale of Two Cities)
Charles Dickens

I really feel like life will dictate itself. You should allow it to unfold as naturally as possible. Just go with the flow. When you're really desperate, you say a few prayers and hope for the best. That's the way I've always lived my life.
Shania Twain

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

Romance, like the rabbit at the dog track, is the elusive, fake, and never attained reward which, for the benefit and amusement of our masters, keeps us running and thinking in safe circles. [Oh to be a hopeless romantic]
Beverly Jones

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

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

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Orville Wright

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

Hope does not disappoint
Saint Paul

The man who reads only for improvement is beyond the hope of much improvement before he begins.
Jonathan Daniels

Skilled to pull wires he baffles nature's hope, who sure intended him to stretch a rope
James Russell Lowell

I never read the life of any important person without discovering that he knew more and could do more than I could ever hope to know or do in half a dozen lifetimes.
J B Priestley

Hopefully my personality will shine through and people will not think I am just a pretty face or whatever. I think I still have a few good years in me yet.
Michelle Marsh

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

I really hope my peers appreciate and respect what I'm doing.
Shania Twain

Those who hope for no other life are dead even for this.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

It had dimly been in my mind that I would like to teach, but I simply gave up the hope because it seemed utterly impossible.
John Hawkes

I would like to deny all allegations by Bob Hope that during my last game of golf, I hit an eagle, a birdie, an elk and a moose.
Gerald Ford

We hope that through these trade arrangements, through collabouration in training, in manpower development, and what have you, ASEAN in, say, ten years' time, will be a very different ASEAN.
Sellapan Ramanathan

This is very sad but hopefully the start of something good for Frank. [on Frank Bruno's problems]
Frank Warren

There is hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags do not wave in a vacuum.
Arthur C Clarke

Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes... but no plans.
Peter F Drucker

Hope is nature's veil for hiding truth's nakedness.
Alfred Nobel



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