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This spirit of cooperation will, I hope, lead to many more measures that will benefit all in the region.
Jack Straw

All men are homosexual, some turn straight. It must be very odd to be a straight man because your sexuality is hopelessly defensive. It's like an ideal of racial purity.
Derek Jarman

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

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

One hopes to achieve the zero option, but in the absence of that we must achieve balanced numbers.
Margaret Thatcher

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

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

The future is lighted for us with the radiant colours of hope. Strife and sorrow shall disappear. Peace and love shall reign supreme
John Fiske

I would hope that understanding and reconciliation are not limited to the 19th hole alone.
Gerald Ford

People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to the law; and those who have must to hope and nothing to lose will always be dangerous.
Edmund Burke

We welcome the new Pope and wish him every success in the daunting challenges that lie ahead.

...We hope that he will continue along the path of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II in working to enhance relations with the Jewish people and the State of Israel. [on the election of Pope Benedict XVI]
Jonathan Sacks

Hope arouses, as nothing else can arouse, a passion for the possible.
William Sloane Coffin Jr

Morale is the state of mind. It is steadfastness and courage and hope. It is confidence and zeal and loyalty. It is elan, esprit de corps and determination.
George Marshall

My hope is that gays will be running the world, because then there would be no more war. Just a greater emphasis on military apparel.
Rosanne Barr

We've had a tough season this time around so it's pleasing to show a bit of form towards the end and hopefully we can take that into next year.
David Sales

To do something, however small, to make others happier and better, is the highest ambition, the most elevating hope, which can inspire a human being.
Sir John Lubbock

Our strategy [at Chelsea] is to bring up our own players through the academy, which we have invested a lot in, and hope it gives results
Roman Abramovich

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

Hopefully, generations after us will continue to protect, preserve, and look after this wonderful land.
Wilford Brimley

I wish I was Sienna Miller. When I talk to her, I hope a bit of her party personality will rub off on me, but it never does.
Keira Knightley

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 shall endeavour still further to prosecute this inquiry, an inquiry I trust not merely speculative, but of sufficient moment to inspire the pleasing hope of its becoming essentially beneficial to mankind.
Edward Jenner

Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
Arthur Miller

Friends... they cherish one another's hopes. They are kind to one another's dreams.
Henry David Thoreau

'My mother would cry about my blindness and the hopelessness of my ever seeing, but I told her I wasn't sad. I believed God had something for me to do.'
Stevie Wonder

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

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

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

My grandfather's 86 and he's having a baby. Man, I hope when I'm 86 I can have babies.
Enrique Iglesias

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

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

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

This tour takes the rarely seen trophy - the jewel in the crown of world football - to fans around the world, with the aim of spreading happiness and hope to make the world a better place.
Sepp Blatter

The Americans are optimistic by their nature. And they are hopeful.
Chaka Fattah

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

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

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

I've had better weeks. I tried to make it better by playing my dad at golf on Sunday. We played 13 holes and I got beat by a 60-year-old man with a bad limp. So hopefully bad things happen in threes and that will be the last of it.
Gordon Strachan

The figures are not looking good enough for the Conservatives. I'd have hoped the results would have looked better on the record of what we've done for the country [2005 election]
Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

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

All the Saints of God are there to protect me, to sustain me and to carry me. And your prayers, my dear friends, your indulgence, your love, your faith and your hope accompany me.
Pope Benedict XVI

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

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

Unpinned even by rudimentary notions of time and space, dreams float or flash by, leaving in their wake trails of unease, hopes and fears.
Stephen Brook

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

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

Abandon hope, all ye who enter here (Inferno)
Dante Alighieri



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