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Hope Quotes

Take this kiss upon the brow And, in parting from you now,Thus much let me avow--You are not wrong who deemThat my days have been a dreamYet if hope has flown awayIn a night, or in a day,In a vision, or in none,Is it therefore the less goneAll that we see or seemIs but a dream within a dream. Edgar Allan Poe
The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dreams shall never die. Edward Kennedy
I hope I never get so old I get religious. Ingmar Bergman
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed. Albert Einstein
The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dream shall never die. Edward M. Kennedy, Democratic National Convention, 1980
This is the third time; I hope good luck lies in odd numbers.... There is divinity in odd numbers, either in nativity, chance, or death. William Shakespeare, "The Merry Wives of Windsor", Act 5 scene 1
I am treating you as my friend asking you share my present minuses in the hope I can ask you to share my future pluses. Katherine Mansfield
My main hope for myself is to be where I am. Woody Harrelson
The truth, the hope of any time, must always be sought in minorities. Ralph Waldo Emerson
At the moment of death I hope to be surprised. Ivan Illich
Courage is like love it must have hope for nourishment. La Rochefoucauld
Come, for the House of Hope is built on sand bring wine, for the fabric of life is as weak as the wind. Wilfred Wilson Gibson
Courage is sometimes frail as hope is frail a fragile shoot between two stones that grows brave toward the sun though warmth and brightness fail, striving and faith the only strength it knows. Frances Rodman
They were going to die. They knew it, and their last words were I love you. Even in great pain, their last words were of love... People who could have saved themselves and they ran back in to save others instead. If humanity is capable of that, how can I lose hope in humanity? Elie Wiesel, Chicago Sun-Times, November 5, 2001
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge That myth is more potent than history That dreams are more powerful than facts That hope always triumphs over experience That laughter is the only cure for grief And I believe that love is stronger than death. Robert
We live in a time of such rapid change and growth of knowledge that only he who is in a fundamental sense a scholar-that is, a person who continues to learn and inquire-can hope to keep pace, let alone play the role of guide. Nathan M. Pusey
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, and with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world. You impoverish yourself if you forget this errand. Woodrow Wilson
If I ever do a book on the Amazon, I hope I am able to bring a certain lightheartedness to the subject, in a way that will tell the reader we are going to have fun with this thing. Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
No longer forward nor behindI look in hope or fearBut, grateful, take the good I findThe best of now and here. John Greenleaf Whittier
My views and feelings are in favor of the abolition of war--and I hope it is practicable, by improving the mind and morals of society, to lessen the disposition to war; but of its abolition I despair. Thomas Jefferson
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