To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death. ~Pearl S. Buck
Lord save us all from… a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms. ~Mark Twain
The miserable have no other medicine
But only hope.
~William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure
The wings of hope carry us, soaring high above the driving winds of life. ~Ana Jacob20110526-contest
If you knew that hope and despair were paths to the same destination, which would you choose? ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com
Never deprive someone of hope – it may be all they have. ~Author Unknown
God sends the dawn
that we might see
that still might be. ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com
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"
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
There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope. ~Baruch Spinoza
When the world says, "Give up,"
Hope whispers, "Try it one more time."
Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them. ~Vincent McNabb
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