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David Cameron's message of change, optimism and hope is in tune with what Britain wants today
Francis Maude

If I win the gold I might say nothing and just wander past him, hopefully with some kind of medal - a gold one preferably. I think I might dangle it in front of his face or something. [on how he'd react to a French rival who got him disqualified from a race!]
Ben Ainslie

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

Hopefully we can take them back to our place and do the business
Nicky Weaver

Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles Kettering

With the Union my best and dearest earthly hopes are entwined.
Franklin Pierce

If there is any bad feeling I hope it's against me and not my players - I may put my tin helmet on without them seeing!
Glen Hoddle

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

I want to play for Australia in both forms.

I'm just focusing on making as many runs for Victoria as possible. Unfortunately I just got a hundred today.

I would have liked to have got a big 180 or 200, but hopefully I get another chance.
David Hussey

To a Zoe Ball fan: Poor thing, she's your inspiration? What hope is there for you?
Sara Cox

Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death
Albert Einstein

When we cannot hope to win, it is an advantage to yield.
Quintilian

Hope is the thing with feathers
Emily Dickinson

I think he was an angry man [Rafa Benitez]. He must have been disturbed for some reason. I think you have got to cut through the venom of it and hopefully he'll reflect and understand what he said was absolutely ridiculous
Sir Alex Ferguson

Hopefully I'll be here for the rest of my career.
Lawrie Sanchez

Sometimes our fate resembles a fruit tree in winter. Who would think that those branches would turn green again and blossom, but we hope it, we know it.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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

With this book, I truly hope to reach everyone that I don't bump into on the street and share my story.
Teri Hatcher

I know that this team has had tremendous success in recent years and is firmly a premiership club and I hope to contribute fully.
Bruno N'gotty

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

Like all parents, my husband and I just do the best we can, hold our breath and hope we've set aside enough money for our kid's therapy.
Michelle Pfeiffer

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

Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous; it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.
Thornton Wilder

Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world must first come to pass in the heart of America.
Dwight Eisenhower

Our music has depth, and attempts philosophical thought and meaning with discussions of infinity, eternity and mortality. [Not taking it all a bit too seriously, I hope?]
David Gilmour

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

There's no chance of Sol leaving for Arsenal. He is a Spurs fan and there's not a hope in hell of him playing in an Arsenal shirt.
David Buchler

Things start out as hopes and end up as habits
Lillian Hellman

The more important the subject and the closer it cuts to the bone of our hopes and needs, the more we are likely to err in establishing a framework for analysis.
Stephen Jay Gould

I sometimes get birthday cards from fans. But it's often the same message - they hope it's my last.
Al Norman

To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime.
Erich Fromm

I love big managers moaning. I hope Jose Mourinho is moaning as much as Arsene after we play Chelsea on Wednesday.
Sam Allardyce

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

Faith, like a jackal, feeds among the tombs, and even from these dead doubts she gathers her most vital hope.
Herman Melville

Cricket Australia have said that they will take a tough line and hopefully they will [on racism at cricket matches]
Simon Katich

If you keep thinking about what you want to do or what you hope will happen, you don't do it, and it won't happen.
Desiderius Erasmus

They are in the final and from my heart I hope they win it. The night belongs to them and I don't want to criticise them [on Liverpool in Europe]
Jose Mourinho

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

To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Wendell Berry

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

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

To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Junior

I cannot believe that you've given us [me] a hundred grand... other contestants are telling me to spend it wisely and stuff, I hope they don't feel sorry for us [me], I have a great family and life. [The Geordie on being given 100k on Big Brother 8]
Liam McGough

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

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

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

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

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

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

Christopher Reeve understood that everything begins with hope. His vision of walking again, his belief that he would be able to in his lifetime, towered over his broken body.
Patti Davis



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