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I'm voting for Gore because the other is unthinkable. Which most of us will probably do. I hope all of us. I've always liked Ralph Nader and would like to see a real third party, but the thought of George Bush as president is unthinkable.
Richard Gere

It is an awful thing to say, but if I was a Rover worker I would not be pinning my hopes on a deal by next Monday, I'd be looking for a new job. [on Rover's troubles in April 2005]
Jeff Randall

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

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

I'm now in the semis this year and I have a little more confidence and I hope to win [on reaching Oz Open semis, 06]
David Nalbandian

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

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

Arthur hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realised there was a contradiction there and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife.
Douglas Adams

I'm treating you as a friend asking you to share my present minuses in the hope that I can ask you to share my future pluses
Katherine Mansfield

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

My performance since I joined the test match team has been more than I could have hoped for and I hope I can keep it up!
Ryan Sidebottom

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

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

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

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

He carefully picked his cast of clouds, watched them intently as they swirled in before the lens and hoped the sun would break in concert.
H E Clark

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

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

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

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

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

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

In spite of myself, I go on hoping. I hope with all my heart that there will be painting in heaven. [Last words]
Jean-baptiste Corot

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

But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.
Lord Byron

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

' You never know what movie I will be in next, but let's just hope it's sells (for my sake at least)!'
Cameron Diaz

If Ronnie is medically depressed or has problems I would genuinely feel sorry for him and hope he gets better. But if he just can't be bothered and there's nothing wrong with him, I think that is obviously wrong.
Graeme Dott

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

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

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

You hope to have longevity in your career and if you sell out at an early age you're basically stuck like that.
Michelle Ryan

About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
Josh Billings

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

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

Christ is the foundation of all our hopes for time and for eternity. Oh, build on this divine foundation! All other foundations are sinking sand.
Robert Stuart MacArthur

Nothing is as simple as we hope it will be.
Jim Horning

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

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

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

We are catching them [Chelsea] and we just hope the finishing line doesn't come too soon.
Sir Alex Ferguson

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

'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

I've moved on and, hopefully, so has everyone else.
Nick Leeson

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

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

Between the fear that something would happen and the hope that still it wouldn't, there is much more space than one thinks. On that narrow, hard, bare and dark space a lot of us spend their lives.
Ivo Andric

People who say that life is not worthwhile are really saying that they themselves have no personal goals which are worthwhile. Get yourself a goal worth working for. Better still, get yourself a project. Always have something ahead of you to 'look forward to' - to work for and hope for.
Maxwell Maltz



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