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The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope.
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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.
Children are God's Apostles, sent forth, day by day, to preach of love, and hope, and peace.
James Russell Lowell
Radical Islamist extremists surely hope that an attack on Iraq will kill many people and destroy much of the country, providing recruits for terrorist actions.
Litigant. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones.
My philosophy in life is, Decide what you want to do. You have to have something to hope for.
Hope is the struggle of the soul, breaking loose from what is perishable, and attesting her eternity.
Hope is a great falsifier. Let good judgment keep her in check.
Acting provides the fulfillment of never being fulfilled. You're never as good as you'd like to be. So there's always something to hope for.
I hope people understand that when you tax corporations that the concrete and the steel and the plastic don't pay. People pay. And so when you tax corporations, either the employees are going to pay or the shareholders are going to pay or the customers are going to pay. And so corporations are people.
Faith, like a jackal, feeds among the tombs, and even from these dead doubts she gathers her most vital hope.
Faith is the very first thing you should pack in a hope chest.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.
In a World where people are surrounded by darkness, ignorance and fear, it is a sign of hope to be celebrating Islam's message of peace and light, and the last great Messenger, born and chosen to deliver them to all mankind.
Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one.
Hope is a very unruly emotion.
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.
When things are bad, we take comfort in the thought that they could always get worse. And when they are, we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get better.
Not without hope we suffer and we mourn.
About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
Comedy is defiance. It's a snort of contempt in the face of fear and anxiety. And it's the laughter that allows hope to creep back on the inhale.
The day the Lord created hope was probably the same day he created Spring.
Hope lies in having more faith in the power of God to heal us than in the power of anything to hurt or destroy us. In realizing that as children of God we are bigger than our problems, we have the power at last to confront them.
Every year we celebrate the holy season of Advent, O God. Every year we pray those beautiful prayers of longing and waiting, and sing those lovely songs of hope and promise.
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