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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

How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress.
Niels Bohr

Who bids me Hope, and in that charming word
Has peace and transport to my soul restor'd.
Lord George Lyttleton

Someday I hope to write a book where the royalties will pay for the copies I give away.
Clarence Darrow

Hopefully I can get a run of six months at least to just play tournaments, practise, travel, just be a normal tennis player rather than having to check myself into hospital most of the time
Elena Baltacha

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

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

Loss of hope rather than loss of life is what decides the issues of war. But helplessness induces hopelessness.
B H Liddell Hart

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

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

Although we lost it has been a great Test and one of the best I have ever played in. Hopefully the next one will be exactly the same. [on losing by two runs to England, Edgbaston, Ashes 2005]
Ricky Ponting

The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope that keeps up a wife's spirits.
John Gay

In economics, hope and faith coexist with great scientific pretension and also a deep desire for respectability.
Galbraith

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

I hope to become ever increasingly boring.
Mervyn King

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

Thus Dante's motto over Inferno applies with equal force to marriage: 'Ye who enter here leave all hope behind.'
Emma Goldman

I don't think any of us want to see that and it is disappointing. Hopefully it won't happen again [on alleged racial abuse of Monty Panesar in Australia]
Simon Katich

I hope we get a decision shortly - I will be dead soon [on wanting to be Man City manager]
Stuart Pearce

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

I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.
Yves Saint Laurent

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

We are meeting here to put an end to this cycle [of violence], to put things back in order and to put the wheel of peace on the right track. The task is very great, but our hopes are greater.
Hosni Mubarak

Man partly is and wholly hopes to be.
Robert Browning

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

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

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

People will love something very much or hate something very much. But the great thing about a sketch show is that if something comes along that you don't like, something else will come along in a minute that hopefully you might like that.
Matt Lucas

It's difficult when we are both in different countries, but obviously we knew that would happen and I hope to come to London some day.
Chelsy Davy

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

The road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveller than the road.
Marian Zimmer Bradley

Hope raises no dust (Ailleurs, ici, partout 1946)
Paul éluard

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

There is no hope of bailing out of a speedboat racer.
Donald Campbell

I just hope, in all honesty, that Steve will walk if he hits it, you know what I mean? I would hate to be bringing up my bent finger as a controversial decision. I hope he'll go nice and easy - caught in the covers or bowled middle stump. I just hope he doesn't get his pads in the way or his bat's wide enough to get a thin edge [on Steve Waugh's last innings]
Billy Bowden

I'm not superstitious or anything like that, but I'll just hope we'll play our best and put it in the lap of the Gods.
Terry Neill

I know too that Iraq has been a divisive issue in this country but I hope now that we can unite again and look to the future - there and here [2005 election]
Tony Blair

Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.
Pope John XXIII

Things we do not hope for often come to pass than things we wish.
Titus Maccius Plautus

You can't go around hoping that most people have sterling moral characters. The most you can hope for is that people will pretend that they do.
Fran Lebowitz

Being an athlete, having been in competition and being the daughter of an NFL player, I can bring all I've learned from my experiences to the viewers and hopefully make the game more understandable and entertaining.
Jill Arrington

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

Most people like to read about intrigue and spies. I hope to provide a metaphor for the average reader's daily life. Most of us live in a slightly conspiratorial relationship with our employer and perhaps with our marriage
John Le Carre

'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

I do hope I have a mentor, but you still have to go through many things by yourself. The only person who can help you is yourself.
Fann Wong

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

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

God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless.
Chester W Nimitz

Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably will themselves not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.
Daniel Burnham

Changing our party - changing our country. The fire of hope burning bright once again
David Cameron



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