Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity. ~Robert G. IngersollCUL
When hope is hungry, everything feeds it. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960CDN
When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you’re slamming the door in the face of God. ~Charles L. AllenMCDD
If one truly has lost hope, one would not be on hand to say so. ~Eric Bentley
Hope is that thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops… at all. ~Emily Dickinson
Hope, deceitful as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route. ~François Duc de La Rochefoucauld
Hope is patience with the lamp lit. ~Tertullian
Take hope from the heart of man and you make him a beast of prey. ~Ouida
The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes. ~Thomas Hardy
Hope is but the dream of those who wake. ~Matthew Prior
The birds of hope are everywhere, listen to them sing. ~Terri Guillemets
Hope deceives more men than cunning does. ~Vauvenargues, Reflections and Maxims, 1746LCD
To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death. ~Pearl S. Buck
The miserable have no other medicine
But only hope.
~William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure
Lord save us all from… a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms. ~Mark Twain
If you knew that hope and despair were paths to the same destination, which would you choose? ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com
The wings of hope carry us, soaring high above the driving winds of life. ~Ana Jacob20110526-contest
Never deprive someone of hope – it may be all they have. ~Author Unknown
It’s all one thing – both tend into one scope –
To live upon Tobacco and on Hope,
The one’s but smoke, the other is but wind.
~Sir Robert Aytoun (Ayton)of Kincaldie, "Sonnet on Tobacco"
God sends the dawn
that we might see
that still might be. ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com
You’ve gotta have hope. Without hope life is meaningless. Without hope life is meaning less and less. ~Author Unknown
Hope is the poor man’s bread. ~Gary Herbert
Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them. ~Vincent McNabb
When the world says, "Give up,"
Hope whispers, "Try it one more time."
There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope. ~Baruch Spinoza