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Author: Albert Einstein
'Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.'


Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.
'We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.'


Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
'None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.'


Author: Maya Angelou
'My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.'


Author: Dalai Lama
'I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.'


Author: Abraham Lincoln
'I hope to stand firm enough to not go backward, and yet not go forward fast enough to wreck the country's cause.'


Author: Elbert Hubbard
'A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.'


Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
'Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man.'


Author: Mark Twain
'Lord save us all from a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms.'


Author: Emily Dickinson
'Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all.'


Author: Oscar Wilde
'This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.'


Author: Epicurus
'Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.'


Author: Epictetus
'Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.'


Author: Benjamin Franklin
'He that lives upon hope will die fasting.'


Author: Joseph Addison
'Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.'


Author: Michelle Obama
'You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world's problems at once but don't ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take '


Author: Aristotle
'Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.'


Author: Aristotle
'Hope is the dream of a waking man.'


Author: Aristotle Onassis
'We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds.'


Author: Barack Obama
'In the end, that's what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or a politics of hope?'


Author: John Wayne
'Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.'


Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
'Courage is like love it must have hope for nourishment.'


Author: Evan Esar
'Hope is tomorrow's veneer over today's disappointment.'


Author: H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
'Never deprive someone of hope it might be all they have.'


Author: Martin Luther
'Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.'


Author: Alexander Pope
'Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest.'


Author: Chester W. Nimitz
'God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless.'


Author: Anne Frank
'I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death... I think... peace and tranquillity will return again.'


Author: Lucy Maud Montgomery
'In this world you've just got to hope for the best and prepare for the worst and take whatever God sends.'


Author: Marcus Garvey
'Chance has never yet satisfied the hope of a suffering people.'


Author: Thomas Carlyle
'A strong mind always hopes, and has always cause to hope.'


Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
'We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.'


Author: W. C. Fields
'When we have lost everything, including hope, life becomes a disgrace, and death a duty.'


Author: T. S. Eliot
'I said to my soul, be still, and wait without hope, For hope would be hope for the wrong thing.'


Author: George Washington Carver
'Where there is no vision, there is no hope.'


Author: Charles M. Schulz
'A whole stack of memories never equal one little hope.'


Author: Arnold H. Glasow
'Expecting something for nothing is the most popular form of hope.'


Author: Jesse Jackson
'At the end of the day, we must go forward with hope and not backward by fear and division.'


Author: Mason Cooley
'Every day begins with an act of courage and hope: getting out of bed.'


Author: Henry Rollins
'Hope is the last thing a person does before they are defeated.'


Author: Francis Bacon
'Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.'


Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
'Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.'


Author: Jim Henson
'My hope still is to leave the world a bit better than when I got here.'


Author: Martha Beck
'Hopeful thinking can get you out of your fear zone and into your appreciation zone.'


Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
'To live without Hope is to Cease to live.'


Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes
'Beware how you take away hope from another human being.'


Author: Christopher Reeve
'Don't give up. Don't lose hope. Don't sell out.'


Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
'It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit.'


Author: Michelangelo
'I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.'


Author: Samuel Smiles
'Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.'


Author: Will Durant
'The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.'


Author: Elie Wiesel
'Hope is like peace. It is not a gift from God. It is a gift only we can give one another.'


Author: Lillian Hellman
'Things start out as hopes and end up as habits.'


Author: Edward Kennedy
'The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dreams shall never die.'


Author: Harvey Milk
'Hope will never be silent.'


Author: Francois Rabelais
'I place no hope in my strength, nor in my works: but all my confidence is in God my protector, who never abandons those who have put all their hope and thought in him.'


Author: Arthur Ashe
'I have tried to keep on with my striving because this is the only hope I have of ever achieving anything worthwhile and lasting.'


Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
'Uncertainty is the refuge of hope.'


Author: Herman Cain
'It's time to get real, folks. Hope and change ain't working. Hope and change is not a solution. Hope and change is not a job.'


Author: Antonio Porchia
'One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.'


Author: Alexandre Dumas
'All human wisdom is summed up in two words wait and hope.'


Author: Friedrich Durrenmatt
'The world is bad but not without hope. It is only hopeless when you look at it from an ideal viewpoint.'


Author: Dante Alighieri
'All hope abandon, ye who enter here!'


Author: Letitia Elizabeth Landon
'How disappointment tracks the steps of hope.'


Author: Ivan Illich
'At the moment of death I hope to be surprised.'


Author: Louis C. K.
'I wish I could know everything ever, like that would be my wish - that's what I hope heaven is, that they tell you who shot JFK and all that stuff.'


Author: Jonas Salk
'There is hope in dreams, imagination, and in the courage of those who wish to make those dreams a reality.'


Author: Erma Bombeck
'When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.'


Author: Aristotle
'Hope is a waking dream.'


Author: Helen Keller
'Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.'


Author: Abraham Lincoln
'Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right, which we hope and believe, is t'


Author: Abraham Lincoln
'All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.'


Author: John Lennon
'Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.'


Author: Albert Einstein
'If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.'


Author: Thomas Jefferson
'I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.'


Author: Winston Churchill
'All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.'


Author: Maya Angelou
'Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.'


Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.
'The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.'


Author: Abraham Lincoln
'My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.'


Author: Stendhal
'A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.'


Author: Benjamin Disraeli
'I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.'


Author: John F. Kennedy
'Israel was not created in order to disappear - Israel will endure and flourish. It is the child of hope and the home of the brave. It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success. It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword'


Author: Dale Carnegie
'Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.'


Author: Richard M. DeVos
'Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A 'you can do it' when things are tough.'


Author: Abraham Lincoln
'In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free - honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth.'


Author: Bruce Barton
'Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change - this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress.'


Author: William Shakespeare
'Come, gentlemen, I hope we shall drink down all unkindness.'


Author: Kurt Cobain
'If you die you're completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I'm not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I've got.'


Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
'To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.'


Author: Thomas Jefferson
'I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.'


Author: Thomas Jefferson
'One loves to possess arms, though they hope never to have occasion for them.'


Author: Dalai Lama
'I totally disagree with the view that the Tibet struggle will die, and there will be no hope for Tibet, after the Dalai Lama passes away.'


Author: Warren Buffett
'The rich are always going to say that, you know, just give us more money and we'll go out and spend more and then it will all trickle down to the rest of you. But that has not worked the last 10 years, and I hope the American public is catching on.'


Author: Henry Ford
'If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.'


Author: Thomas Jefferson
'My theory has always been, that if we are to dream, the flatteries of hope are as cheap, and pleasanter, than the gloom of despair.'


Author: Vincent McNabb
'Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them.'


Author: John F. Kennedy
'I hope that no American will waste his franchise and throw away his vote by voting either for me or against me solely on account of my religious affiliation. It is not relevant.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.'


Author: George Chakiris
'No matter how dark the moment, love and hope are always possible.'


Author: Eric Hoffer
'Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy - the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.'


Author: B. C. Forbes
'He who has faith has... an inward reservoir of courage, hope, confidence, calmness, and assuring trust that all will come out well - even though to the world it may appear to come out most badly.'


Author: Lewis B. Smedes
'Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future.'


Author: Oscar Wilde
'It is only by not paying one's bills that one can hope to live in the memory of the commercial classes.'


Author: Napoleon Hill
'Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.'


Author: Robert Fulghum
'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 stronge'


Author: Gillian Anderson
'I hope everyone that is reading this is having a really good day. And if you are not, just know that in every new minute that passes you have an opportunity to change that.'


Author: George Washington
'I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.'


Author: Bill Cosby
'There is hope for the future because God has a sense of humor and we are funny to God.'


Author: Michael Jordan
'I hope the millions of people I've touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.'


Author: Thomas Carlyle
'He who has health, has hope and he who has hope, has everything.'


Author: John Lennon
'And God help Bruce Springsteen when they decide he's no longer God... They'll turn on him, and I hope he survives it.'


Author: Basil Hume
'The great gift of Easter is hope - Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake.'


Author: Edgar Allan Poe
'The ninety and nine are with dreams, content but the hope of the world made new, is the hundredth man who is grimly bent on making those dreams come true.'


Author: Elizabeth Edwards
'But I have found that in the simple act of living with hope, and in the daily effort to have a positive impact in the world, the days I do have are made all the more meaningful and precious. And for that I am grateful.'


Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
'A leader is a dealer in hope.'


Author: Walt Disney
'I only hope that we don't lose sight of one thing - that it was all started by a mouse.'


Author: Bradley Whitford
'Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by '


Author: Walt Disney
'I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.'


Author: Vaclav Havel
'Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.'


Author: Demetri Martin
'I think that when you get dressed in the morning, sometimes you're really making a decision about your behavior for the day. Like if you put on flipflops, you're saying: 'Hope I don't get chased today.' 'Be nice to people in sneakers.''


Author: Nelson Mandela
'Our human compassion binds us the one to the other - not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.'


Author: Barack Obama
'On every front there are clear answers out there that can make this country stronger, but we're going to break through the fear and the frustration people are feeling. Our job is to make sure that even as we make progress, that we are also giving people a'


Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
'While there's life, there's hope.'


Author: Elbert Hubbard
'Love, we say, is life but love without hope and faith is agonizing death.'


Author: David D. Burns
'Depression can seem worse than terminal cancer, because most cancer patients feel loved and they have hope and self-esteem.'


Author: Rupert Murdoch
'In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example - and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.'


Author: Jane Austen
'Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.'


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


Author: Albert Camus
'Man wants to live, but it is useless to hope that this desire will dictate all his actions.'


Author: Albert Camus
'He who despairs of the human condition is a coward, but he who has hope for it is a fool.'


Author: Bill Cosby
'Poets have said that the reason to have children is to give yourself immortality. Immortality? Now that I have five children, my only hope is that they are all out of the house before I die.'


Author: Edward de Bono
'Creativity is a great motivator because it makes people interested in what they are doing. Creativity gives hope that there can be a worthwhile idea. Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone. Creativity makes life more fun '


Author: Brad Henry
'A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.'


Author: Steve Jobs
'I'll always stay connected with Apple. I hope that throughout my life I'll sort of have the thread of my life and the thread of Apple weave in and out of each other, like a tapestry. There may be a few years when I'm not there, but I'll always come back.'


Author: Baruch Spinoza
'Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.'


Author: Muhammad Ali Jinnah
'My message to you all is of hope, courage and confidence. Let us mobilize all our resources in a systematic and organized way and tackle the grave issues that confront us with grim determination and discipline worthy of a great nation.'


Author: Robert H. Schuller
'It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.'


Author: Ayn Rand
'When I die, I hope to go to Heaven, whatever the Hell that is.'


Author: Ernest Hemingway
'I've tried to reduce profanity but I reduced so much profanity when writing the book that I'm afraid not much could come out. Perhaps we will have to consider it simply as a profane book and hope that the next book will be less profane or perhaps more sac'


Author: Lance Armstrong
'If children have the ability to ignore all odds and percentages, then maybe we can all learn from them. When you think about it, what other choice is there but to hope? We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up, or Fight Like Hell.'


Author: T. S. Eliot
'For love would be love of the wrong thing there is yet faith, But the faith and the love and the hope are all in the waiting.'


Author: Woodrow Wilson
'You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the erran'


Author: William S. Burroughs
'Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.'


Author: Thomas Hardy
'The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.'


Author: Thomas Aquinas
'Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand.'


Author: Joel Osteen
'To me, we're marketing hope.'


Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
'The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his ene'


Author: Robert E. Lee
'I tremble for my country when I hear of confidence expressed in me. I know too well my weakness, that our only hope is in God.'


Author: Mitt Romney
'Our worldly successes cannot be guaranteed, but our ability to achieve spiritual success is entirely up to us, thanks to the grace of God. The best advice I know is to give is to give those worldly things your best but never your all - reserve the ultimat'


Author: John Quincy Adams
'Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.'


Author: Leonardo da Vinci
'Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel.'


Author: Demetri Martin
'My favorite fruit is grapes. Because with grapes, you always get another chance. 'Cause, you know, if you have a crappy apple or a peach, you're stuck with that crappy piece of fruit. But if you have a crappy grape, no problem - just move on to the next. '


Author: Joel Osteen
'I don't know what can be so dangerous about giving people hope.'


Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
'Those who hope for no other life are dead even for this.'


Author: Hillary Clinton
'It is often when night looks darkest, it is often before the fever breaks that one senses the gathering momentum for change, when one feels that resurrection of hope in the midst of despair and apathy.'


Author: Louis Farrakhan
'And I hope that five years and 10 years from now, I'll be a better man, a more mature man, a wiser man, a more humble man and a more spirited man to serve the good of my people and the good of humanity.'


Author: Rick Warren
'What gives me the most hope every day is God's grace knowing that his grace is going to give me the strength for whatever I face, knowing that nothing is a surprise to God.'


Author: Judy Garland
'I've seen the ticket, and I still can't believe it. When I see the money, I hope I don't hit the floor.'


Author: Thomas Sowell
'As for gun control advocates, I have no hope whatever that any facts whatever will make the slightest dent in their thinking - or lack of thinking.'


Author: Mitt Romney
'Together we will build an America where hope is a new job with a paycheck, not a faded word on an old bumper sticker.'


Author: Muhammad Ali Jinnah
'Pakistan not only means freedom and independence but the Muslim Ideology which has to be preserved, which has come to us as a precious gift and treasure and which, we hope other will share with us.'


Author: Hillary Clinton
'The worst thing that can happen in a democracy - as well as in an individual's life - is to become cynical about the future and lose hope.'


Author: Nicole Kidman
'I would describe myself as emotional and highly strung. If something upsets me, it really upsets me. If something makes me angry, I get really angry. But it's all very upfront. I can't hide it. I'm also loyal and I hope I'm fun.'


Author: Corazon Aquino
'Faith is not simply a patience that passively suffers until the storm is past. Rather, it is a spirit that bears things - with resignations, yes, but above all, with blazing, serene hope.'


Author: Joseph Addison
'If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.'


Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
'Our forces saved the remnants of the Jewish people of Europe for a new life and a new hope in the reborn land of Israel. Along with all men of good will, I salute the young state and wish it well.'


Author: Ogden Nash
'Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you.'


Author: Erich Fromm
'To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime.'


Author: John Adams
'When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.'


Author: Pliny the Elder
'Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man.'


Author: Billy Graham
'God's mercy and grace give me hope - for myself, and for our world.'


Author: Niccolo Machiavelli
'War is just when it is necessary arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.'


Author: Jack Layton
'My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world.'


Author: Victor Hugo
'Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.'


Author: Orison Swett Marden
'There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.'


Author: Dolly Parton
'The only way I'd be caught without makeup is if my radio fell in the bathtub while I was taking a bath and electrocuted me and I was in between makeup at home. I hope my husband would slap a little lipstick on me before he took me to the morgue.'


Author: Thomas Carlyle
'It is a vain hope to make people happy by politics.'


Author: Woody Allen
'Marriage is the death of hope.'


Author: Rodney Dangerfield
'At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy he still wants to reform the world, but he know he can't.'


Author: Gore Vidal
'Fifty percent of people won't vote, and fifty percent don't read newspapers. I hope it's the same fifty percent.'


Author: Ambrose Bierce
'Present, n. That part of eternity dividing the domain of disappointment from the realm of hope.'


Author: George Eliot
'There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.'


Author: Ambrose Bierce
'Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.'


Author: Edmund Burke
'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 most to hope and nothing to lose will always be dangerous.'


Author: Henry Miller
'Why are we so full of restraint? Why do we not give in all directions? Is it fear of losing ourselves? Until we do lose ourselves there is no hope of finding ourselves.'


Author: William Hazlitt
'The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe from reprisals. And have no hope of rising in their own self esteem but by lowering their neighbors.'


Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
'The less we deserve good fortune, the more we hope for it.'


Author: Nikos Kazantzakis
'I hope for nothing. I fear nothing. I am free.'


Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
'I'm a romantic a sentimental person thinks things will last, a romantic person hopes against hope that they won't.'


Author: Epictetus
'Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope.'


Author: Arnold Schwarzenegger
'I knew I was a winner back in the late sixties. I knew I was destined for great things. People will say that kind of thinking is totally immodest. I agree. Modesty is not a word that applies to me in any way - I hope it never will.'


Author: Richard P. Feynman
'It is in the admission of ignorance and the admission of uncertainty that there is a hope for the continuous motion of human beings in some direction that doesn't get confined, permanently blocked, as it has so many times before in various periods in the '


Author: Thomas Carlyle
'Man is, properly speaking, based upon hope, he has no other possession but hope this world of his is emphatically the place of hope.'


Author: Thomas Merton
'Solitude is not something you must hope for in the future. Rather, it is a deepening of the present, and unless you look for it in the present you will never find it.'


Author: Ed Bradley
'Be prepared, work hard, and hope for a little luck. Recognize that the harder you work and the better prepared you are, the more luck you might have.'


Author: Bertrand Russell
'Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.'


Author: Marco Rubio
'Conservatism is not about leaving people behind. Conservatism is about empowering people to catch up, to give them the tools at their disposable that make it possible for them to access all the hope, all the promise, all the opportunity that America offer'


Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
'Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.'


Author: Rene Descartes
'I hope that posterity will judge me kindly, not only as to the things which I have explained, but also to those which I have intentionally omitted so as to leave to others the pleasure of discovery.'


Author: George Eliot
'But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.'


Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
'If the United Nations once admits that international disputes can be settled by using force, then we will have destroyed the foundation of the organization and our best hope of establishing a world order.'


Author: Ambrose Bierce
'Litigant. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones.'


Author: Joseph Conrad
'Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love - and to put its trust in life.'


Author: Malcolm Forbes
'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.'


Author: Bryant H. McGill
'While it is important for people to see your promise you must also remember that hope is the keeper of both happiness and disappointment, the father of both progress and failure.'


Author: Cat Stevens
'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.'


Author: Jesse Jackson
'Today's students can put dope in their veins or hope in their brains. If they can conceive it and believe it, they can achieve it. They must know it is not their aptitude but their attitude that will determine their altitude.'


Author: John Ciardi
'Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal, with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope.'


Author: Epictetus
'We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope.'


Author: Immanuel Kant
'All the interests of my reason, speculative as well as practical, combine in the three following questions: 1. What can I know? 2. What ought I to do? 3. What may I hope?'


Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld
'Hope, deceiving as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route.'


Author: Samuel Johnson
'The mind is never satisfied with the objects immediately before it, but is always breaking away from the present moment, and losing itself in schemes of future felicity... The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from h'


Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld
'Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors.'


Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld
'Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can and when once you take hope and fear away, you take from it its very life and being.'


Author: Jenny McCarthy
'Hope is the greatest thing for moms of autism. Hope is what gets us out of bed in the morning. I'm on a mission to tell parents that there is a way.'


Author: Emily Dickinson
'I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.'


Author: Will Durst
'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.'


Author: Mattie Stepanek
'Keep all special thoughts and memories for lifetimes to come. Share these keepsakes with others to inspire hope and build from the past, which can bridge to the future.'


Author: Michelangelo
'Many believe - and I believe - that I have been designated for this work by God. In spite of my old age, I do not want to give it up I work out of love for God and I put all my hope in Him.'


Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld
'In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.'


Author: E. M. Forster
'I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.'


Author: Calvin Coolidge
'Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good.'


Author: John Buchan
'The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.'


Author: Yves Saint Laurent
'I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.'


Author: Chuck Palahniuk
'If you start in the pit of despair with these profane, awful things, even a glimmer of hope or awareness is going to occur that's much brighter coming from this dark, awful beginning.'


Author: Andy Rooney
'I hope all of you are going to fill out your census form when it comes in the mail next month. If you don't return the form the area you live in might get less government money and you wouldn't want that to happen, would you.'


Author: Rush Limbaugh
'The future is not Big Government. Self-serving politicians. Powerful bureaucrats. This has been tried, tested throughout history. The result has always been disaster. President Obama, your agenda is not new. It's not change, and it's not hope.'


Author: Anne Lamott
'Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up.'


Author: Vaclav Havel
'Isn't it the moment of most profound doubt that gives birth to new certainties? Perhaps hopelessness is the very soil that nourishes human hope perhaps one could never find sense in life without first experiencing its absurdity.'


Author: John Ruskin
'Man's only true happiness is to live in hope of something to be won by him. Reverence something to be worshipped by him, and love something to be cherished by him, forever.'


Author: Mignon McLaughlin
'Hope is the feeling we have that the feeling we have is not permanent.'


Author: P. J. O'Rourke
'Ideology, politics and journalism, which luxuriate in failure, are impotent in the face of hope and joy.'


Author: Lord Byron
'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.'


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


Author: Noel Coward
'Let's drink to the spirit of gallantry and courage that made a strange Heaven out of unbelievable Hell, and let's drink to the hope that one day this country of ours, which we love so much, will find dignity and greatness and peace again.'


Author: James Russell Lowell
'Children are God's Apostles, sent forth, day by day, to preach of love, and hope, and peace.'


Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
'In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.'


Author: Shania Twain
'I really feel like life will dictate itself. You should allow it to unfold as naturally as possible. Just go with the flow. When you're really desperate, you say a few prayers and hope for the best. That's the way I've always lived my life.'


Author: Jim Carrey
'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.'


Author: Pope John Paul II
'I hope to have communion with the people, that is the most important thing.'


Author: Gustave Flaubert
'Love is a springtime plant that perfumes everything with its hope, even the ruins to which it clings.'


Author: Robert H. Schuller
'A mission is a place where you ask nonbelievers to come and find faith and hope and feel love.'


Author: Ben Affleck
'I'm not the type of guy who enjoys one-night stands. It leaves me feeling very empty and cynical. It's not even fun sexually. I need to feel something for the woman and entertain the vain hope that it may lead to a relationship.'


Author: Charles M. Schulz
'Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement.'


Author: Fran Lebowitz
'You can't go around hoping that most people have sterling moral characters. The most you can hope for is that people will pretend that they do.'


Author: Jack Kerouac
'I hope it is true that a man can die and yet not only live in others but give them life, and not only life, but that great consciousness of life.'


Author: Tryon Edwards
'Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another - too often ending in the loss of both.'


Author: James Madison
'The happy Union of these States is a wonder their Constitution a miracle their example the hope of Liberty throughout the world.'


Author: Richard M. Nixon
'In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.'


Author: Colin Powell
'Today I can declare my hope and declare it from the bottom of my heart that we will eventually see the time when that number of nuclear weapons is down to zero and the world is a much better place.'


Author: Pearl S. Buck
'None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free.'


Author: Jose Rizal
'The youth is the hope of our future.'


Author: William Butler Yeats
'Nor dread nor hope attend a dying animal a man awaits his end dreading and hoping all.'


Author: Stephen Hawking
'Among physicists, I'm respected I hope.'


Author: Chief Joseph
'I hope that no more groans of wounded men and women will ever go to the ear of the Great Spirit Chief above, and that all people may be one people.'


Author: Samuel Johnson
'What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.'


Author: Paul Ryan
'Exploiting people's emotions of fear, envy and anxiety is not hope, it's not change, it's partisanship. We don't need partisanship. We don't need demagoguery, we need solutions.'


Author: April Winchell
'I wish you a tolerable Thursday. That's all any of us can hope for.'


Author: Salma Hayek
'There is a subconscious way of taking violence as a way of expression, as a normality, and it has a lot of effects in the youth in the way they absorb education and what they hope to get out of life.'


Author: Jim DeMint
'The hope and change the Democrats had in mind was nothing more than a retread of the failed and discredited socialist policies that have been the enemy of freedom for centuries all over the world. I fear America is teetering towards tyranny.'


Author: Brian Clough
'I want no epitaphs of profound history and all that type of thing. I contributed. I would hope they would say that, and I would hope somebody liked me.'


Author: Samuel Johnson
'We are long before we are convinced that happiness is never to be found, and each believes it possessed by others, to keep alive the hope of obtaining it for himself.'


Author: Samuel Johnson
'The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope.'


Author: Desmond Tutu
'Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.'


Author: James A. Baldwin
'Pessimists are the people who have no hope for themselves or for others. Pessimists are also people who think the human race is beneath their notice, that they're better than other human beings.'


Author: Jacques Yves Cousteau
'The sea, the great unifier, is man's only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat.'


Author: Frank Lloyd Wright
'The present is the ever moving shadow that divides yesterday from tomorrow. In that lies hope.'


Author: William Cowper
'Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.'


Author: Vaclav Havel
'Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for somethin'


Author: LeBron James
'For me, already being part of a single parent household and knowing it was just me and my mom, you'd would wake up times and hope that the next day you'd be able to be alongside your mother because she was out trying to make sure that I was taken care of.'


Author: Grandma Moses
'A strange thing is memory, and hope one looks backward, and the other forward one is of today, the other of tomorrow. Memory is history recorded in our brain, memory is a painter, it paints pictures of the past and of the day.'


Author: Desmond Tutu
'Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value.'


Author: E. M. Forster
'If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.'


Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
'Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.'


Author: Paul Wellstone
'When too many Americans don't vote or participate, some see apathy and despair. I see disappointment and even outrage. And I believe that out of this frustration can come hope and action.'


Author: Janis Ian
'At the end of the day, all you can hope for is to go on. The older I get, the more I realize that just keeping on keeping on is what life's all about.'


Author: Lord Byron
'This man is freed from servile bands, Of hope to rise, or fear to fall Lord of himself, though not of lands, And leaving nothing, yet hath all.'


Author: Algernon Charles Swinburne
'From too much love of living, From hope and fear set free, We thank with brief thanksgiving Whatever gods may be That no life lives for ever That dead men rise up never That even the weariest river Winds somewhere safe to sea.'


Author: Jim Henson
'When I was young, my ambition was to be one of the people who made a difference in this world. My hope is to leave the world a little better for having been there.'


Author: Lalu Prasad Yadav
'I know some people say I can be funny. But there is always a deeper meaning to what I say. I am a socialist at heart and have the interests of the poor in mind. When people see how I manage to work my way out of tough situations, it gives them hope in the'


Author: Roger Moore
'I've learnt that through life you just get on with it. You're going to meet a lot of dishonest people along the line and you say good luck to them. I hope they live in comfort. Then I start sticking more pins in their effigies.'


Author: Alexander Pope
'Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.'


Author: Desiderius Erasmus
'If you keep thinking about what you want to do or what you hope will happen, you don't do it, and it won't happen.'


Author: James Herriot
'I hope to make people realize how totally helpless animals are, how dependent on us, trusting as a child must that we will be kind and take care of their needs.'


Author: Orson Scott Card
'I hope I am remembered by my children as a good father.'


Author: Karl Rahner
'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.'


Author: Edsger Dijkstra
'It is practically impossible to teach good programming to students that have had a prior exposure to BASIC: as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration.'


Author: Stephen King
'Well, I'm like a drug addict, I'm always saying I'm going to stop, and then I don't, what I've said consistently is that I hope I know when to stop: when it starts to get repetitive.'


Author: Stephen King
'You cannot hope to sweep someone else away by the force of your writing until it has been done to you.'


Author: Jacques Yves Cousteau
'If we were logical, the future would be bleak, indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope, and we can work.'


Author: Jon Stewart
'You just have to keep trying to do good work, and hope that it leads to more good work. I want to look back on my career and be proud of the work, and be proud that I tried everything. Yes, I want to look back and know that I was terrible at a variety of '


Author: Emil Zatopek
'An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head.'


Author: Reinhold Niebuhr
'Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in a lifetime therefore we must be saved by hope.'


Author: Stephen Jay Gould
'Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within.'


Author: Jim Valvano
'Now, I look at where I am now and I know what I wanna to do. What I would like to be able to do is to spend whatever time I have left and to give, and maybe some hope to others.'


Author: Ahmed Ali
'All people hope Islam helps everything in life. Islam will make jobs. Islam will make freedom. Islam will make everything.'


Author: Bob Riley
'Drugs are the enemies of ambition and hope - and when we fight against drugs we are fighting for the future.'


Author: John Kenneth Galbraith
'In economics, hope and faith coexist with great scientific pretension and also a deep desire for respectability.'


Author: David Schwimmer
'Being generous or doing things for others actually makes me feel good so I don't do it because I hope karma will come round and get me and I'll benefit from it.'


Author: Maynard James Keenan
'I just hope that our fans are people who are inspired by music, and just use our music as a background or inspiration for whatever it is they do.'


Author: Thomas Huxley
'The results of political changes are hardly ever those which their friends hope or their foes fear.'


Author: Danny Boyle
'It's a good place when all you have is hope and not expectations.'


Author: E. O. Wilson
'I had in mind a message, although I hope it doesn't intrude too badly, persuading Americans, and especially Southerners, of the critical importance of land and our vanishing natural environment and wildlife.'


Author: George Lucas
'The secret is not to give up hope. It's very hard not to because if you're really doing something worthwhile I think you will be pushed to the brink of hopelessness before you come through the other side.'


Author: Elizabeth Edwards
'You all know that I have been sustained throughout my life by three saving graces - my family, my friends, and a faith in the power of resilience and hope. These graces have carried me through difficult times and they have brought more joy to the good tim'


Author: Demi Lovato
'Where I am today... I still have my ups and downs, but I take it one day at a time and I just hope that I can be the best that I can possibly be, not only for myself, but also young people that are out there today that need someone to look up to.'


Author: George Santayana
'Many possessions, if they do not make a man better, are at least expected to make his children happier and this pathetic hope is behind many exertions.'


Author: John Ciardi
'A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.'


Author: Conrad Black
'I do not at all have the mind of a bully... in my mind bullies are intolerant of contrary opinion, domineering and rather cowardly. I would hope that none of those terms could be fairly used in describing me.'


Author: Stendhal
'In love, unlike most other passions, the recollection of what you have had and lost is always better than what you can hope for in the future.'


Author: Elvis Presley
'I hope I didn't bore you too much with my life story.'


Author: Aaliyah
'All I can do is leave it in God's hands and hope that my fans feel where I'm coming from.'


Author: William Hazlitt
'Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope. Few are reduced so low as that.'


Author: William Wordsworth
'Not without hope we suffer and we mourn.'


Author: Christopher Hitchens
'The cause of my life has been to oppose superstition. It's a battle you can't hope to win - it's a battle that's going to go on forever. It's part of the human condition.'


Author: Paul Tillich
'I hope for the day when everyone can speak again of God without embarrassment.'


Author: Joseph Addison
'If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think in vain, and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.'


Author: Anne Lamott
'The reason I never give up hope is because everything is so basically hopeless.'


Author: Baltasar Gracian
'Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one.'


Author: Albert Ellis
'I hope to die in the saddle seat.'


Author: George W. Bush
'I'm hopeful. I know there is a lot of ambition in Washington, obviously. But I hope the ambitious realize that they are more likely to succeed with success as opposed to failure.'


Author: Immanuel Kant
'What can I know? What ought I to do? What can I hope?'


Author: Simone Weil
'The only hope of socialism resides in those who have already brought about in themselves, as far as is possible in the society of today, that union between manual and intellectual labor which characterizes the society we are aiming at.'


Author: Claude Debussy
'Art is the most beautiful deception of all. And although people try to incorporate the everyday events of life in it, we must hope that it will remain a deception lest it become a utilitarian thing, sad as a factory.'


Author: David Brainerd
'If you hope for happiness in the world, hope for it from God, and not from the world.'


Author: Lady Gaga
'I hope that what you take away from my album is not just the music - which I did want to be fun, and I did want it to be about individuality, but please also take away from it that there's no dream that's too big.'


Author: Oscar Hammerstein II
'I know the world is filled with troubles and many injustices. But reality is as beautiful as it is ugly. I think it is just as important to sing about beautiful mornings as it is to talk about slums. I just couldn't write anything without hope in it.'


Author: Margaret Weis
'Hope is the denial of reality.'


Author: Washington Irving
'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.'


Author: Susanna Moodie
'Ah, Hope! what would life be, stripped of thy encouraging smiles, that teach us to look behind the dark clouds of today, for the golden beams that are to gild the morrow.'


Author: Jerry Lewis
'I am probably the most selfish man you will ever meet in your life. No one gets the satisfaction or the joy that I get out of seeing kids realize there is hope.'


Author: Stanislav Grof
'A radical inner transformation and rise to a new level of consciousness might be the only real hope we have in the current global crisis brought on by the dominance of the Western mechanistic paradigm.'


Author: Madeleine Albright
'I am a beneficiary of the American people's generosity, and I hope we can have comprehensive immigration legislation that allows this country to continue to be enriched by those who were not born here.'


Author: Stanley Kubrick
'The screen is a magic medium. It has such power that it can retain interest as it conveys emotions and moods that no other art form can hope to tackle.'


Author: Eric Hoffer
'It is the around-the-corner brand of hope that prompts people to action, while the distant hope acts as an opiate.'


Author: Josh Billings
'About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.'


Author: Sarah Ban Breathnach
'Expect to have hope rekindled. Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways. The dry seasons in life do not last. The spring rains will come again.'


Author: George W. Bush
'Hundreds of thousands of American servicemen and women are deployed across the world in the war on terror. By bringing hope to the oppressed, and delivering justice to the violent, they are making America more secure.'


Author: Charlize Theron
'I can only hope to be 10 percent of the mom mine was to me. She encouraged me to be confident and enjoy life. That's what I want for my son.'


Author: Sonia Sotomayor
'I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn't lived that life.'


Author: Ovid
'My hopes are not always realized, but I always hope.'


Author: Geezer Butler
'I don't feel a lack of hope. It's just disappointment that after all these years we're still fighting meaningless wars for a handful of people.'


Author: Oliver Herford
'A man must love a thing very much if he not only practices it without any hope of fame and money, but even... without any hope of doing it well.'


Author: William Ralph Inge
'Theater is, of course, a reflection of life. Maybe we have to improve life before we can hope to improve theater.'


Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
'Concerning God, freewill and destiny: Of all that earth has been or yet may be, all that vain men imagine or believe, or hope can paint or suffering may achieve, we descanted.'


Author: Judith Viorst
'When he is late for dinner and I know he must be either having an affair or lying dead in the street, I always hope he's dead.'


Author: Dean Koontz
'Like all of us in this storm between birth and death, I can wreak no great changes on the world, only small changes for the better, I hope, in the lives of those I love.'


Author: David Hume
'A propensity to hope and joy is real riches one to fear and sorrow real poverty.'


Author: Mahalia Jackson
'Blues are the songs of despair, but gospel songs are the songs of hope.'


Author: Paul Ryan
'Everyone who feels stuck in the Obama economy is right to focus on the here and now. And I hope you understand this too, if you're feeling left out or passed by: You have not failed, your leaders have failed you.'


Author: Maria Sharapova
'A great tennis career is something that a 15-year-old normally doesn't have. I hope my example helps other teens believe they can accomplish things they never thought possible.'


Author: Mick Jagger
'Anarchy is the only slight glimmer of hope.'


Author: Charles Stanley
'Hope founded upon a human being, a man-made philosophy or any institution is always misplaced... because these things are unreliable and fleeting.'


Author: Thomas S. Monson
'I hope that you will learn to take responsibility for your decisions. don't take counsel of your fears.'


Author: Ovid
'Minds that are ill at ease are agitated by both hope and fear.'


Author: Elie Wiesel
'Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings.'


Author: Dave Matthews
'But then there are magical, beautiful things in the world. There's incredible acts of kindness and bravery, and in the most unlikely places, and it gives you hope.'


Author: John Dryden
'When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor this deceit.'


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


Author: George Allen, Sr.
'One of the most difficult things everyone has to learn is that for your entire life you must keep fighting and adjusting if you hope to survive. No matter who you are or what your position is you must keep fighting for whatever it is you desire to achieve'


Author: Sarah Ban Breathnach
'Faith is the very first thing you should pack in a hope chest.'


Author: Margaret Atwood
'I hope that people will finally come to realize that there is only one 'race' - the human race - and that we are all members of it.'


Author: Yoshio Taniguchi
'Architecture is basically a container of something. I hope they will enjoy not so much the teacup, but the tea.'


Author: Vaclav Havel
'Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.'


Author: Doug Coupland
'If someone decides to be a musician now, it means because there is no hope of money at the end of it, it means they really want to be a musician. And if someone is writing now, there is no hope for money at the end of it.'


Author: Jonathan Carroll
'It took me less than half a lifetime to realize that regret is one of the few guaranteed certainties. Sooner or later everything is touched by it, despite our naive and senseless hope that just this time we will be spared its cold hand on our heart.'


Author: Baltasar Gracian
'Hope is a great falsifier. Let good judgment keep her in check.'


Author: Clarence Darrow
'The origin of the absurd idea of immortal life is easy to discover it is kept alive by hope and fear, by childish faith, and by cowardice.'


Author: Christopher Hitchens
'A lot of people, because of my contempt for the false consolations of religion, think of me as a symbolic public opponent of that in extremis. And sometimes that makes me feel a bit alarmed, to be the repository of other people's hope.'


Author: Hodding Carter
'There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.'


Author: Marco Rubio
'Under Barack Obama, the only 'Change' is that 'Hope' has been hard to find. Now millions of Americans are insecure about their future. But instead of inspiring us by reminding us of what makes us special, he divides us against each other. He tells America'


Author: Madeleine Albright
'I hope I'm wrong, but I am afraid that Iraq is going to turn out to be the greatest disaster in American foreign policy - worse than Vietnam, not in the number who died, but in terms of its unintended consequences and its reverberation throughout the regi'


Author: Lady Gaga
'I hope when I'm dead I'll be considered an icon, though.'


Author: Jennifer Aniston
'Designing a house is like doing a movie: Once you're done, you want to say, 'I hope you all enjoy it.''


Author: Anwar Sadat
'There can be hope only for a society which acts as one big family, not as many separate ones.'


Author: Jonas Salk
'Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.'


Author: Adele
'I doubt I'll be singing forever, because at some point people aren't going to want to hear my music, and I hope that I'll still get the opportunity to write songs.'


Author: Alanis Morissette
'I see the whole concept of Generation X implies that everyone has lost hope.'


Author: Alphonsus Liguori
'Just as a mother finds pleasure in taking her little child on her lap, there to feed and caress him, in like manner our loving God shows His fondness for His beloved souls who have given themselves entirely to Him and have placed all their hope in His goo'


Author: Gustave Flaubert
'One must always hope when one is desperate, and doubt when one hopes.'


Author: Paul Ryan
'To my great disappointment, it appears that the politics of division are making a big comeback. Many Americans share my disappointment - especially those who were filled with great hope a few years ago, when then-Senator Obama announced his candidacy in S'


Author: Paul Ryan
'Hope and change? We're not doing that anymore. They're doing attack and blame. And so, I just think people are going to see through this. They want real leadership. They want us to get this country on the right track.'


Author: Michael Novak
'We really feel happier when things look bleak. Hope is endurance. Hope is holding on and going on and trusting in the Lord.'


Author: Friedrich Schiller
'Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.'


Author: Carol Alt
'I hope that women everywhere will wear this jewelry and feel the passion and love that is, to me, the real spirit of True Harmony.'


Author: Clarence Darrow
'Someday I hope to write a book where the royalties will pay for the copies I give away.'


Author: Hedy Lamarr
'One of my favorite people is Gypsy Rose Lee. She bears out the Biblical promise that he who has, gets. And I hope she gets a lot more.'


Author: Hedy Lamarr
'If you use your imagination, you can look at any actress and see her nude... I hope to make you use your imagination.'


Author: Bryant H. McGill
'Having a sense of purpose is having a sense of self. A course to plot is a destination to hope for.'


Author: Bryant H. McGill
'Truth is not a matter of fact but a state of harmony with progress and hope. Enveloped only in its wings will we ever soar to the promise of our greater selves.'


Author: Magic Johnson
'All kids need is a little help, a little hope and somebody who believes in them.'


Author: Tertullian
'Hope is patience with the lamp lit.'


Author: Jeff Bridges
'I just hope that theaters remain. I think there's something very wonderful about getting into a dark room with a bunch of people. There's something cool about that. Brings us all together in one room where we can experience all those emotions.'


Author: Tom Felton
'I hope to be scaring children for the rest of my life.'


Author: Gertrude Stein
'Counting is the religion of this generation it is its hope and its salvation.'


Author: Gertrude Stein
'It is natural to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes to that siren until she allures us to our death.'


Author: Democritus
'Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.'


Author: Bryant H. McGill
'Death is the great hope of all life the desire to expend itself to be used and consumed by its own longing for itself.'


Author: Bryant H. McGill
'Freedom is not a gift nor does it simply exist for us to have, but rather it is a sacred duty, and its blessed yield of hope is born from none other than the blood of the innocent.'


Author: Bryant H. McGill
'In the company of the accomplished, people hope it will rub off on themselves, in the company of the misfortunate, they fear it!'


Author: Bryant H. McGill
'The greatest joys are found not only in what we do and feel, but also in what we hope for.'


Author: Stanislav Grof
'At a time when unbridled greed, malignant aggression, and existence of weapons of mass destruction threatens the survival of humanity, we should seriously consider any avenue that offers some hope.'


Author: Miley Cyrus
'I am so excited to let fans in on how important my relationship with my family is to me. I hope to motivate mothers and daughters to build lifetimes of memories together and inspire kids around the world to live their dreams.'


Author: Ivo Andric
'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.'


Author: Thornton Wilder
'Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.'


Author: Anne Lamott
'When hope is not pinned wriggling onto a shiny image or expectation, it sometimes floats forth and opens.'


Author: Kelly Clarkson
'I'm actually not a big fan of the word hope. I think it's a depressing word. I don't want to hope - I want to know. Like I don't hope there's a God, I know there's a God.'


Author: Rose Kennedy
'What greater aspiration and challenge are there for a mother than the hope of raising a great son or daughter?'


Author: Stevie Nicks
'Right now I'm not involved with anybody, but I hope by 75 I will be again.'


Author: Franz Schubert
'Every night when I go to bed, I hope that I may never wake again, and every morning renews my grief.'


Author: Tyra Banks
'People always ask me if I'm going to stop modeling because I have started an acting career. I hope to continue to model for years to come.'


Author: Wendell Berry
'The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.'


Author: Barbara Bush
'Life has changed enormously, and I hope - I hope more people read good things.'


Author: Billy Corgan
'Like any good tree that one would hope to grow, we must set our roots deep into the ground so that what is real will prosper in the Light of Love.'


Author: Pearl S. Buck
'Life without idealism is empty indeed. We just hope or starve to death.'


Author: Tom Bodett
'They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.'


Author: William McKinley
'That's all a man can hope for during his lifetime - to set an example - and when he is dead, to be an inspiration for history.'


Author: Cat Stevens
'There is a powerful need for people to feel that gust of hope rise up again.'


Author: Cat Stevens
''Peace Train' is a song I wrote, the message of which continues to breeze thunderously through the hearts of millions. There is a powerful need for people to feel that gust of hope rise up again.'


Author: Ivan Illich
'We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation.'


Author: Hugh Jackman
'Acting is something I love. It's a great craft that I have a lot of respect for. But I don't think it's any greater challenge than teaching 8-year-olds or any other career. In my life, I try not to make it more important than it is and I just hope that ru'


Author: Shia LaBeouf
'I think, my generation, it's hard to have hope when you got a $700-trillion derivatives debt to pay and a bubble about to explode and $500 trillion worth of GDP.'


Author: Charles Ives
'But maybe music was not intended to satisfy the curious definiteness of man. Maybe it is better to hope that music may always be transcendental language in the most extravagant sense.'


Author: Benjamin Day
'I'm going home now. I apologize for what I said. I hope you can forget it, but I'm going home right now.'


Author: Pearl S. Buck
'In a mood of faith and hope my work goes on. A ream of fresh paper lies on my desk waiting for the next book. I am a writer and I take up my pen to write.'


Author: Emile M. Cioran
'To Live signifies to believe and hope - to lie and to lie to oneself.'


Author: Emile M. Cioran
'We would not be interested in human beings if we did not have the hope of someday meeting someone worse off than ourselves.'


Author: Maynard James Keenan
'I would hope they would be our fellow artists, rather than trying to emulate or idolize clowns like us.'


Author: Marco Rubio
'But since her earliest days, America has inspired people from all over the world. Inspired them with the hope that one day their own countries would be one like this one.'


Author: Marco Rubio
'My mother was one of seven girls whose parents went to bed hungry so their children wouldn't. My father lost his mother when he was nine. He left school and went to work for the next 70 years. They emigrated to America with little more than the hope of a '


Author: Marco Rubio
'Hope and Change has become Divide and Conquer.'


Author: Audre Lorde
'The quality of light by which we scrutinize our lives has direct bearing upon the product which we live, and upon the changes which we hope to bring about through those lives.'


Author: Benjamin Banneker
'Evil communication corrupts good manners. I hope to live to hear that good communication corrects bad manners.'


Author: Daniel Inouye
'I hope that the mistakes made and suffering imposed upon Japanese Americans nearly 60 years ago will not be repeated against Arab Americans whose loyalties are now being called into question.'


Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
'Beware how you take away hope from any human being.'


Author: Pat Robertson
'Well, what was called the blessed hope of the Bible is that one day Jesus Christ would come back again, start a whole new era, that this world order that we know it would change into something that would be wonderful that we'd call the millennium.'


Author: Daisaku Ikeda
'A person, who no matter how desperate the situation, gives others hope, is a true leader.'


Author: Annie Leibovitz
'My hope is that we continue to nurture the places that we love, but that we also look outside our immediate worlds.'


Author: Katy Perry
'The media tried to destroy my parents and has taken things completely out of context, but there's not a whole lot you can do in terms of fighting back. You have to hope that it passes, which it always does. But they have to be careful. They didn't necessa'


Author: Katy Perry
'One thing I can't do, and I hope that there are other people out there that feel the same way, is climb a rope. Oh my gosh, it's so hard to climb rope! It's all about grip and arms.'


Author: Evelyn Glennie
'I hope the seeds I have sown will be taken up by those who will follow me because the journey I have begun cannot be undertaken in isolation.'


Author: Robert Browning
'Love, hope, fear, faith - these make humanity These are its sign and note and character.'


Author: Patti Davis
'And as far as false hope, there is no such thing. There is only hope or the absence of hope-nothing else.'


Author: Ogden Nash
'I hope my tongue in prune juice smothers, If I belittle dogs and mothers.'


Author: John Perry Barlow
'But groundless hope, like unconditional love, is the only kind worth having.'


Author: Michael Palin
'Armageddon is not around the corner. This is only what the people of violence want us to believe. The complexity and diversity of the world is the hope for the future.'


Author: Denis Leary
'I want you to take away the hope because that's the thing that's killing me.'


Author: Jane Addams
'Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation.'


Author: William J. Clinton
'A lot of presidential memoirs, they say, are dull and self-serving. I hope mine is interesting and self-serving.'


Author: Rick Perry
'I hope I am the Tim Tebow of the Iowa caucuses.'


Author: Rick Perry
'My deal is have a flat, simple tax. And - Americans want - Americans I hope - aspire to be - be wealthy. I hope they aspire to have a better quality of life. And we have this class warfare that's going on now. And I don't agree with that. I'm interested i'


Author: Daniel Day-Lewis
'Ireland was a place for the renewal of hope and I still see it like that.'


Author: Ang Lee
'Economically, it's more expensive to make movies. I hope digital movies change that.'


Author: Anne Lamott
'Most of me was glad when my mother died. She was a handful, but not in a cute, festive way. More in a life-threatening way, that had caused me a long time ago to give up all hope of ever feeling good about having had her as a mother.'


Author: Shania Twain
'I really hope my peers appreciate and respect what I'm doing.'


Author: Shania Twain
'I temporarily lost my hope in love, and it was temporary, thank goodness.'


Author: George Weinberg
'Hope never abandons you, you abandon it.'


Author: Jesse Jackson
'Keep hope alive!'


Author: Kesha
'I hope to bring much more attention to important issues and change for issues and practices that are harming animals.'


Author: Wendell Berry
'To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.'


Author: Simon Mainwaring
'Corporations, consumers, and citizens must begin acting in concert to create a powerful third pillar of social transformation if we hope to meet the social challenges we currently face with equal force. This begins with corporations that choose to alter h'


Author: Simon Mainwaring
'Any institution faces two basic choices if they hope to spark new ideas. One is to leverage the brains trust within their organization by creating a special event dedicated to new thinking. The other is to look outside themselves to stimulate solutions.'


Author: Simon Mainwaring
'In the social business marketplace, brands that hope to build loyal and growing communities do so most effectively when they demonstrate their core values and allow a community to build and engage around it.'


Author: Simon Mainwaring
'Let's hope brands recognize that the true power of this technology is not its reach but its ability to communicate substance that adds meaning to our lives. Otherwise, brands will be investing in technology that consumers simply won't buy.'


Author: Phil Ochs
'And if there's any hope for America, it lies in a revolution, and if there's any hope for a revolution in America, it lies in getting Elvis Presley to become Che Guevara.'


Author: Liam Neeson
'I certainly notice the vitality in Belfast, which wasn't there in the Seventies. There was a war going on then. Now there are cranes everywhere. There really is a sense of renewal and hope.'


Author: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
'I have been coaching recently. I coached high school basketball in Arizona, and I hope that more opportunities become available.'


Author: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
'I hope to be involved in a successful movie script.'


Author: Norman Cousins
'The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started.'


Author: Daniel Burnham
'Make big plans aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.'


Author: Charles Kettering
'Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.'


Author: Martha Beck
'Whether you've seen angels floating around your bedroom or just found a ray of hope at a lonely moment, choosing to believe that something unseen is caring for you can be a life-shifting exercise.'


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


Author: Mia Hamm
'I hope all you young girls see yourself up there... we were just like you.'


Author: William Jennings Bryan
'I hope the two wings of the Democratic Party may flap together.'


Author: Christopher Lasch
'The hope of a new politics does not lie in formulating a left-wing reply to the right-it lies in rejecting conventional political categories.'


Author: George H. W. Bush
'I hope my own children never have to fight a war.'


Author: William J. Clinton
'When I think about the world I would like to leave to my daughter and the grandchildren I hope to have, it is a world that moves away from unequal, unstable, unsustainable interdependence to integrated communities - locally, nationally and globally - that'


Author: Rick Perry
'My hope is that that person will come forward that can win the presidency that we can all get behind.'


Author: Rick Perry
'We've got the wind at our back right now. Americans are waking up to the realities of their previous choices. We must keep America moving back to preeminence because our values and conservative ideas are the world's greatest hope.'


Author: Rick Perry
'Our shared conservative values, our belief in the individual is the great hope of our nation.'


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


Author: Vaclav Havel
'Hope is a feeling that life and work have meaning. You either have it or you don't, regardless of the state of the world that surrounds you.'


Author: Zinedine Zidane
'I love Madrid. I am happy to be here. I have been here three years and hope to be here longer. But I am proud of where I come from and never forget the people I grew up with.'


Author: Barbara Kingsolver
'The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope.'


Author: Keanu Reeves
'You want to play another kind of character in another genre, and it's been something I've been trying to do if I can in the career so far, and it's something I hope to continue because it's interesting to me and you get to do different things as an actor.'


Author: Keanu Reeves
'I've been pleased to work with so many wonderful stars through the years. This has been an amazing journey. I hope it continues.'


Author: Jennifer Lopez
'I can only speak for myself, and hope people hear my words and see me on television speaking for myself. And, hopefully, they'll be able to make their own judgment. And at the end of the day, I just want my work to speak for itself.'


Author: Ang Lee
'I hope people don't compare 2D and 3D because 3D's new, it's unfair to compare to 2D which is really sophisticated, even when we're jaded about it. 3D just began, give it a chance, let the equipment and projection system catch up and be better, let the pr'


Author: Jim DeMint
'If we become too scared to confront the chief problems of our time, there is no hope of ever solving them.'


Author: Henry Louis Gates
'The only people who live in a post-black world are four people who live in a little white house on Pennsylvania Avenue. The idea that America is post-racial or post-black because a man I admire, Barack Obama, is president of the United States, is a joke. '


Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
'He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.'


Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
'The three great ends which a statesman ought to propose to himself in the government of a nation, are one, Security to possessors two, facility to acquirers and three, hope to all.'


Author: Tom T. Hall
'Whiskey's to tough, Champagne costs too much, Vodka puts my mouth in gear. I hope this refrain, Will help me explain, As a matter of fact, I like beer.'


Author: Kesha
'I'm really fun. I'm ridiculously fun. I hope I'm infectiously fun.'


Author: Robert Frank
'Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.'


Author: John Breaux
'Well, Judy, I would hope in the new year, we could start thinking about politics not like it was the Super Bowl, where you always have to have one team that wins and the other team has to be a loser.'


Author: Harry Nilsson
'I do believe that most men live lives of quiet desperation. For despair, optimism is the only practical solution. Hope is practical. Because eliminate that and it's pretty scary. Hope at least gives you the option of living.'


Author: Samuel Richardson
'Hope is the cordial that keeps life from stagnating.'


Author: Don Shula
'I think what coaching is all about, is taking players and analyzing there ability, put them in a position where they can excel within the framework of the team winning. And I hope that I've done that in my 33 years as a head coach.'


Author: Norman Cousins
'The human body experiences a powerful gravitational pull in the direction of hope. That is why the patient's hopes are the physician's secret weapon. They are the hidden ingredients in any prescription.'


Author: Bono
'Actually oddly enough, I think my work, the activism, will be forgotten. And I hope it will. Because I hope those problems will have gone away.'


Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
'I hope you will go out and let stories happen to you, and that you will work them, water them with your blood and tears and you laughter till they bloom, till you yourself burst into bloom.'


Author: Pope Benedict XVI
'I too hope in this short reign to be a man of peace.'


Author: Brooke Shields
'The difficulty of IVF or of any fertility issues is the hope and the shattered hope, the dream that it might happen this time and then it doesn't happen.'


Author: Mark Zuckerberg
'I hope that Facebook and other Internet technologies were able to help people, just like we hope that we help them communicate and organize and do whatever they want to every single day, but I don't pretend that if Facebook didn't exist, that this wouldn''


Author: Roger Daltrey
'I hope I die before I get old.'


Author: Loretta Lynn
'Do the best you can with yourself and hope for the best.'


Author: Edward Gibbon
'Hope, the best comfort of our imperfect condition.'


Author: Miguel de Cervantes
'To withdraw is not to run away, and to stay is no wise action, when there's more reason to fear than to hope.'


Author: Herman Melville
'Hope is the struggle of the soul, breaking loose from what is perishable, and attesting her eternity.'


Author: Patti Smith
'Good news doesn't necessarily have to be a positive thing. Bringing good news is imparting hope to one's fellow man.'


Author: John Podhoretz
'All non-incumbent campaigns promise hope and change, but Obama took the promise to a new level of absurdity. He suggested that a vote for him would literally transform the Earth.'


Author: Douglas Horton
'We are all serving a life sentence, and good behavior is our only hope for a pardon.'


Author: Barbara Kingsolver
'The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.'


Author: Bob Uecker
'I hope the fans have enjoyed listening as much as I've enjoyed doing the games. I don't ever go to the park where I don't have a good day. I don't like losing. But I don't think I ever go to the park where I have a bad day. I don't think once.'


Author: Matthew Bourne
'When it comes down to it, it's giving people a good night out in a basic way and I think my company guarantees that. There's always something new and something to excite us and surprise us, and that's why people come back, I hope.'


Author: Miguel de Unamuno
'If it is nothingness that awaits us, let us make an injustice of it let us fight against destiny, even though without hope of victory.'


Author: David Duchovny
'I enjoy comedy and I hope that people enjoy watching me do it.'


Author: Mike Huckabee
'Fear is a very explosive emotion, but it has a short life span. It's the sprint. The marathon is hope.'


Author: Elizabeth Edwards
'A lot of people have great hope, and a lot of people who have great hope live. And, some of them who have great hope die. So it's not that hope is going to save you.'


Author: Elizabeth Edwards
'I hope I have important things to say.'


Author: Elizabeth Edwards
'It's just a part of our nature to hope.'


Author: Elizabeth Edwards
'What we hope to achieve is a society that doesn't value a white man because he's a white man, but also doesn't value a woman because she's a woman, or a black because he's a black.'


Author: Pierre Corneille
'My sweetest hope is to lose hope.'


Author: Hugh Laurie
'You hope that your teenage self would like and forgive your 50-year-old self.'


Author: Imran Khan
'They do not understand Islam, and I think that is one area where perhaps I hope one day I will play a role in actually making people understand what we perceive Islam to be.'


Author: Jack Kevorkian
'Let's hope you feel better now.'


Author: Francois Hollande
'In an election, one needs both hope and audacity.'


Author: Eldridge Cleaver
'If a man like Malcolm X could change and repudiate racism, if I myself and other former Muslims can change, if young whites can change, then there is hope for America.'


Author: Calvin Klein
'When I get into bed at night, I hope I don't get into it alone!'


Author: Sienna Miller
'I have met a few Casanovas I like and a few I have not liked - and I hope to meet a few more.'


Author: Kathryn Bigelow
'On the other hand, I believe there's hope, because the breakdown and the repair are happening simultaneously.'


Author: Baruch Spinoza
'There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.'


Author: Tony Blair
'In government you carry each hope each disillusion. And in politics it's always about the next challenge.'


Author: Samuel Richardson
'A widow's refusal of a lover is seldom so explicit as to exclude hope.'


Author: Danica McKellar
'I know we can't always know what medical surprises may happen during childbirth. But my hope is to go fully natural - no epidural, no interventions. Wish me luck.'


Author: Lena Dunham
'I just hope that I continue to keep a line between my private life and who I play, even if they are closely intertwined, and so I'm careful. I don't even know where my line is, but I know I have a line.'


Author: Andrew Young
'My hope for my children must be that they respond to the still, small voice of God in their own hearts.'


Author: Melissa Etheridge
'There will always be someone else with a different view than you. I appreciate them and would never say that they are wrong. I hope that they would give me that courtesy also.'


Author: Christina Ricci
'I certainly hope I'm not still answering child-star questions by the time I reach menopause.'


Author: Christina Ricci
'As long as we can tell stories about our ability to survive, the more we will hope, not self-destruct.'


Author: Willem de Kooning
'The attitude that nature is chaotic and that the artist puts order into it is a very absurd point of view, I think. All that we can hope for is to put some order into ourselves.'


Author: Mahalia Jackson
'I hope to bring people to God with my songs.'


Author: Jeanne Moreau
'Life is given to you like a flat piece of land and everything has to be done. I hope that when I am finished, my piece of land will be a beautiful garden, so there is a lot of work.'


Author: Ron Fournier
'Obama won the presidency on the strength of his message and the skills of the messenger. Now the talk of hope and change feels out of tune when so many Americans are out of work, over-mortgaged, and worried that life will be even tougher for their childre'


Author: Diablo Cody
'Put your blog out into the world and hope that your talent will speak for itself.'


Author: Diablo Cody
'It's possible that I've matured as a writer, and I hope I've matured emotionally, but I always find myself revisiting these adolescent scenes.'


Author: Diablo Cody
'You know, it shouldn't just be about women as heroic figures overcoming things, it just needs to be about women in general getting the opportunity to play a multitude of roles, telling a multitude of stories - just to express human experience from a woman'


Author: Maurice Sendak
'Do parents sit down and tell their kids everything? I don't know. I don't know. I've convinced myself - I hope I'm right - that children despair of you if you don't tell them the truth.'


Author: Maurice Sendak
'I've convinced myself - I hope I'm right - that children despair of you if you don't tell them the truth.'


Author: David Suzuki
'If we have any hope of finding ways for seven billion people to live well on planet with finite resources, we have to learn to use our resources efficiently. Plastic bags are neither efficient nor environmentally friendly.'


Author: Nicolas Chamfort
'One must not hope to be more than one can be.'


Author: Dan Abrams
'Some people think I'm a total moron and I would hope most people think I'm very good at what I do.'


Author: William J. Clinton
'I still believe in a place called Hope.'


Author: Samuel L. Jackson
'I hope Obama gets scary in the next four years, 'cuz he ain't gotta worry about getting re-elected.'


Author: William Ames
'From faith, hope, and love, the virtues of religion referring to God, there arises a double act which bears on the spiritual communion exercised between God and us the hearing of the word and prayer.'


Author: Vaclav Havel
'Even a purely moral act that has no hope of any immediate and visible political effect can gradually and indirectly, over time, gain in political significance.'


Author: Joe Biden
'The Middle East is hopeful. There's hope there.'


Author: Aung San Suu Kyi
'I do protect human rights, and I hope I shall always be looked up as a champion of human rights.'


Author: Octavia Butler
'Religion kept some of my relatives alive, because it was all they had. If they hadn't had some hope of heaven, some companionship in Jesus, they probably would have committed suicide, their lives were so hellish.'


Author: David Attenborough
'All we can hope for is that the thing is going to slowly and imperceptibly shift. All I can say is that 50 years ago there were no such thing as environmental policies.'


Author: David Attenborough
'I had a huge advantage when I started 50 years ago - my job was secure. I didn't have to promote myself. These days there's far more pressure to make a mark, so the temptation is to make adventure television or personality shows. I hope the more didactic '


Author: David Attenborough
'The climate, the economic situation, rising birth rates none of these things give me a lot of hope or reason to be optimistic.'


Author: Alex Haley
'My fondest hope is that 'Roots' may start black, white, brown, red, yellow people digging back for their own roots. Man, that would make me feel 90 feet tall.'


Author: Sammy Davis, Jr.
'Being a star has made it possible for me to get insulted in places where the average Negro could never hope to go and get insulted.'


Author: Luc de Clapiers
'There is nothing that fear and hope does not permit men to do.'


Author: Ryan Gosling
'I just sort of take it from a character perspective, and I don't know if he was necessarily spiritual, but I do think he had hope. He was a character that was comfortable having hope in his life, and hope is faith.'


Author: Rita Mae Brown
'Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.'


Author: Thomas Frank
'There is something uniquely depressing about the fact that the National Portrait Gallery's version of the Barack Obama 'Hope' poster previously belonged to a pair of lobbyists. Depressing because Mr. Obama's Washington was not supposed to be the lobbyists'


Author: Shaun White
'I mean, I get letters in the mail because I had a heart defect when I was one, I had surgeries and stuff. And so you get these letters in the mail that just, they are crazy, they are just like, yes, well our son is dealing with the same thing and we saw y'


Author: Nancy Pelosi
'In our recovery package we put new standards of accountability and transparency, which we hope will now apply.'


Author: John Mayer
'I hope that what it comes down to at the end of the day is that people believe that I believe what I'm singing. It comes down to being believable. You don't have to be likeable generally, though, I think I am.'


Author: Josh Hartnett
'Hope is the most exciting thing in life and if you honestly believe that love is out there, it will come. And even if it doesn't come straight away there is still that chance all through your life that it will.'


Author: Peter Singer
'The hope of Internet anarchists was that repressive governments would have only two options: accept the Internet with its limitless possibilities of spreading information, or restrict Internet access to the ruling elite and turn your back on the 21st cent'


Author: J. C. Watts
'I think you grow wherever God plants you. I hope I'm growing as a person of faith, as a Christian. That should be our number one objective this journey of life. That all starts with a personal intimate relationship with Christ and then being in prayer eve'


Author: Amanda Seyfried
'I mean, why am I considered an 'it girl?' Because I'm in a lot of movies right now or am on the covers of magazines? I just hope there is something solid behind that. Because here's the thing with 'it girl' status. It's great and amazing that anybody is s'


Author: William Hague
'At a time of such hope and optimism in the Middle East, we cannot let the Libyan government violate every principle of international law and human rights with impunity.'


Author: William Hague
'We hope that the long darkness through which the Burmese people have lived may now be coming to an end.'


Author: Atal Bihari Vajpayee
'We hope the world will act in the spirit of enlightened self-interest.'


Author: Georges Bernanos
'A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread.'


Author: Francois Rabelais
'If the skies fall, one may hope to catch larks.'


Author: Alexander Henry
'On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!'


Author: Kenny G
'What is music anyway? It's a form of communication, and that's why I play the kind of music that I think - that I hope - can communicate with people.'


Author: Charles Barkley
'See, my hope and dream is that people have a good time watching basketball. It's not church. It's not serious.'


Author: Jesse Jackson
'For me, Barack Obama's election was a milestone of the most extraordinary kind. On the day he was elected I felt such hope in my heart. I thought we were seeing the beginning of a new era of equal opportunity across race and gender such as America had nev'


Author: Sandra Day O'Connor
'My hope is that 10 years from now, after I've been across the street at work for a while, they'll all be glad they gave me that wonderful vote.'


Author: Norah Jones
'I don't think I'm a great songwriter, but I think I've learned a lot about it, and I don't think there's any one way to do it. I don't think I can control it at all. I can just kind of hope that it happens.'


Author: Norah Jones
'I hope there are some audiophiles still out there.'


Author: Johnny Vegas
'You always hear people saying, 'I hope I'm not turning into my dad', but I'd be honoured if I became half as decent a bloke as he is.'


Author: Bruce Barton
'Before you give up hope, turn back and read the attacks that were made on Lincoln.'


Author: Daniel Goleman
'My hope was that organizations would start including this range of skills in their training programs - in other words, offer an adult education in social and emotional intelligence.'


Author: George McGovern
'I hope I live long enough to see every hungry school child in the world being fed under the so-called McGovern-Dole program.'


Author: George McGovern
'I hope someday we will be able to proclaim that we have banished hunger in the United States, and that we've been able to bring nutrition and health to the whole world.'


Author: Sonia Sotomayor
'I hope that as the Senate and American people learn more about me, they will see that I am an ordinary person who has been blessed with extraordinary opportunities and experiences.'


Author: Walter Benjamin
'The only way of knowing a person is to love them without hope.'


Author: Bobby Flay
'My contribution I hope is to get people to eat full-flavored food. If I could come away with that alone, that would be a fantastic accomplishment. I'm also very proud of being a very American chef.'


Author: Arthur Miller
'I think it's a mistake to ever look for hope outside of one's self.'


Author: Harlan Coben
'Hope can be the most wonderful thing in the world or it can crush your heart like an eggshell.'


Author: Harlan Coben
'I am very lucky that I get to tell stories for a living. I love being able to grab people's attention, to keep them turning the pages, to make them stay awake all night. I want to stir the pulse, yes, but also to stir the heart. I hope 'The Woods' does th'


Author: Richard Simmons
'I hope in my lifetime we can all continue to laugh at ourselves and not put down anyone for what they weigh.'


Author: Lena Dunham
'I feel like a lot of the female relationships I see on TV or in movies are in some way free of the kind of jealousy and anxiety and posturing that has been such a huge part of my female friendships, which I hope lessens a little bit with age.'


Author: Norman Cousins
'Hope is independent of the apparatus of logic.'


Author: Studs Terkel
'With optimism, you look upon the sunny side of things. People say, 'Studs, you're an optimist.' I never said I was an optimist. I have hope because what's the alternative to hope? Despair? If you have despair, you might as well put your head in the oven.'


Author: Jonathan Sacks
'We are biological creatures. We are born, we live, we die. There is no transcendent purpose to existence. At best we are creatures of reason, and by using reason we can cure ourselves of emotional excess. Purged of both hope and fear, we find courage in t'


Author: Charles Babbage
'I am inclined to attach some importance to the new system of manufacturing and venture to throw it out with the hope of its receiving a full discussion among those who are most interestedin the subject.'


Author: Spike Lee
'Right now a lot of people are still choosing to go to Toronto instead of shooting in New York City, something I haven't done and something I hope I'll never have to do.'


Author: Spike Lee
'I don't think I'm a total pessimist, so I think you can find hope in all my films.'


Author: Bill Vaughan
'We hope that, when the insects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on all our picnics.'


Author: Nick Stahl
'Oh man. If I had magic powers... I would hope that I would use them for good. I think I would. But I would do something pretty trivial like making traffic disappear.'


Author: Jack White
'When you put something out there into the world, there's all these words you don't want to hear, that you hope people don't say. I don't like anything that starts with 're' - like retro, reinvent, recreate - I hate that. It's always like living in the pas'


Author: Diane Kruger
'Her beauty didn't do her any good and she couldn't use it in any positive way or manipulative way. I just hope that people will look and see and believe in that hope of love, that hope of freedom, even if it was just for a limited time.'


Author: Miranda Lambert
'I hope my music sets up the platform for me to be able to do lots of things - to have a cowboy-boot line, maybe, or do a perfume or makeup deal.'


Author: Luigi Pirandello
'Logic is one thing, the human animal another. You can quite easily propose a logical solution to something and at the same time hope in your heart of hearts it won't work out.'


Author: James Wolcott
'On August 28, 2010, Fox News messiah Glenn Beck hosted a 'Restoring Honor' revival meeting featuring sexy guest star Sarah Palin, much as Bob Hope would roll out Raquel Welch in white go-go boots on his U.S.O. tours to give our fighting men a morale lift '


Author: Howard Mumford Jones
'I, for one, hope that youth will again revolt and again demoralize the dead weight of conformity that now lies upon us.'


Author: Harry Bridges
'There will always be a place for us somewhere, somehow, as long as we see to it that working people fight for everything they have, everything they hope to get, for dignity, equality, democracy, to oppose war and to bring to the world a better life.'


Author: Russell Simmons
'I try to make my life about service, and hope that one day we can all 'see' a little better because God is with everyone and everywhere.'


Author: Danielle Steel
'I try to give people hope. Even though life is bleak, there's hope out there.'


Author: James Otis
'My dear sister, I hope, when God Almighty in his righteous providence shall take me out of time into eternity, that it will be by a flash of lightning.'


Author: James Buchan
'For all their current prestige, Osama bin Laden and the suicide bombers are still regarded in all but the most desperate districts of Gaza or Peshawar as romantics with little chance of more than symbolic victories, however bloody and brutal. That gives b'


Author: Daisaku Ikeda
'There are no greater treasures than the highest human qualities such as compassion, courage and hope. Not even tragic accident or disaster can destroy such treasures of the heart.'


Author: Daisaku Ikeda
'When one takes action for others, one's own suffering is transformed into the energy that can keep one moving forward a light of hope illuminating a new tomorrow for oneself and others is kindled.'


Author: Max Eastman
'The worst enemy of human hope is not brute facts, but men of brains who will not face them.'


Author: Dean Koontz
'I have been reading Stephen King since CARRIE and hope to read him for many years to come.'


Author: Lech Walesa
'The hope of the nation which throughout the nineteenth century had not for a moment reconciled itself with the loss of independence, and fighting for its own freedom, fought at the same time for the freedom of other nations.'


Author: Lech Walesa
'I hope to work harder than ever to help people around the world.'


Author: Lin Yutang
'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.'


Author: Knute Nelson
'You say that your hope is in God, and he will, I am sure, stand by you. But you must not forget that you have been given worldly means to use and employ against human arrogance and wrong it is necessary to see such things with a broad mind in order to opp'


Author: James Lovelock
'One thing that being a scientist has taught me is that you can never be certain about anything. You never know the truth. You can only approach it and hope to get a bit nearer to it each time. You iterate towards the truth. You don't know it.'


Author: Ryan Gosling
'If the character is true, the movie will fall into place. Or at least that's what you hope.'


Author: Ryan Gosling
'For now, I'm just going to keep doing the work and hope I don't get fired. If people want to put me up on their walls, I'll love it.'


Author: King Abdullah II
'Many will view the compromises that will be made during your negotiations as painful concessions. But why not view them as peace offerings, ones that will provide in return the priceless gifts of hope, security and freedom for our children and our childre'


Author: Elizabeth Bowen
'Pity the selfishness of lovers: it is brief, a forlorn hope it is impossible.'


Author: Jay Leno
'Today, one year after their divorce, Pamela and Tommy Lee announced they're getting back together. You know what that means? There's still hope for Ike and Tina Turner.'


Author: Paul Simon
'I don't consider myself to be a major talent, so the only solace I can take is to hope I'm growing.'


Author: Christopher Walken
'They have a kind of Bob Hope and Bing Crosby thing going on.'


Author: Thomas Reed
'One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation.'


Author: Joel Madden
'I've flown across America, I've scaled fences, I've stood under windows and gone out of my way hundreds of times. I'm a hopeless romantic. There's no hope for me.'


Author: Eddie Vedder
'Do you force your kids to pay attention to what's going on, or do you let them live their lives outside of it? My hope is that my child is a strong activist. That would make me most proud.'


Author: Christian Bale
'My hope is that people will be repulsed by the character's complete lack of ethics and obsession with consumerism - that's what I was saying about the difference between the character's message and the film's message.'


Author: Ashley Tisdale
'I hope to inspire people, influence people.'


Author: E. W. Howe
'There is nothing so well known as that we should not expect something for nothing - but we all do and call it Hope.'


Author: B. H. Liddell Hart
'Loss of hope rather than loss of life is what decides the issues of war. But helplessness induces hopelessness.'


Author: Laura Linney
'What I hope in my ideal world is that with each project, I'll either get to work with a really great script that would force me to grow, or work with a really great actor who will make me better.'


Author: Laura Linney
'I hope that anyone I worked with wouldn't exploit our relationship.'


Author: John le Carre
'Most people like to read about intrigue and spies. I hope to provide a metaphor for the average reader's daily life. Most of us live in a slightly conspiratorial relationship with our employer and perhaps with our marriage.'


Author: Jason Reitman
'I don't want to make films that give you the answer. If there is a message to my films - and I hope there isn't - it's to be open-minded.'


Author: Jason Reitman
'When you're young, you want to make every kind of film: musicals, Westerns, horror. Slowly you begin to hear your own voice. I hope people receive what I do as small, personal films that are somewhat contrarian about their main characters.'


Author: Nicolaus Copernicus
'So, influenced by these advisors and this hope, I have at length allowed my friends to publish the work, as they had long besought me to do.'


Author: LL Cool J
'As a black man, my hope is that I can touch more and more people all over the world of different races and different colours.'


Author: Gustav Mahler
'I hope you will no longer accuse me of a lack of delicacy. as I now count on your understanding.'


Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
'As great scientists have said and as all children know, it is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception, and compassion, and hope.'


Author: Patrick Swayze
'Together we can make a world where cancer no longer means living with fear, without hope, or worse.'


Author: Robert Mapplethorpe
'This AIDS stuff is pretty scary. I hope I don't get it.'


Author: Robert Mapplethorpe
'I just hope I can live long enough to see the fame.'


Author: Karl Rove
'For a person who promised hope and civility in politics, Mr. Obama has shown a borderline obsessiveness in blaming Mr. Bush.'


Author: Paula Deen
'When it's said and done, the one thing I want to leave on this earth is hope. I have felt hopelessness, and it's a terrible feeling. Hopelessness will destroy you. I want to bring hope to other people.'


Author: Sonia Sotomayor
'My hope is that I will take the good from my experiences and extrapolate them further into areas with which I am unfamiliar. I simply do not know exactly what that difference will be in my judging. But I accept there will be some based on my gender and my'


Author: Mike Krzyzewski
'I've tried to handle winning well, so that maybe we'll win again, but I've also tried to handle failure well. If those serve as good examples for teachers and kids, then I hope that would be a contribution I have made to sport. Not just basketball, but to'


Author: Pearl S. Buck
'To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death.'


Author: Rudy Giuliani
'Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy.'


Author: Fred Durst
'I think they'd rather us follow our hearts and I hope that's what some people will understand.'


Author: Joe Lando
'Americans appreciate the way our friends around the world are sticking by us, and we all hope for their continued support in what's going to be some very trying times.'


Author: Jean Kerr
'Hope is the feeling that the feeling you have isn't permanent.'


Author: Jean Kerr
'You don't seem to realize that a poor person who is unhappy is in a better position than a rich person who is unhappy. Because the poor person has hope. He thinks money would help.'


Author: Jonathan Sacks
'There's always hope. You can lose everything else in the world, but Jews never lose hope.'


Author: Tom Hanks
'That's what's nice about directing a film and having it done: There's nothing more I can do about it. It's done. That's it. All I can do is let it go and hope that people are kind to it.'


Author: Jonathan Kozol
'When I was teaching in the 1960s in Boston, there was a great deal of hope in the air. Martin Luther King Jr. was alive, Malcolm X was alive great, great leaders were emerging from the southern freedom movement.'


Author: Jonathan Kozol
'The contrasts between what is spent today to educate a child in the poorest New York City neighborhoods, where teacher salaries are often even lower than the city averages, and spending levels in the wealthiest suburban areas are daunting challenges to an'


Author: Orville Wright
'If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.'


Author: will.i.am
'I don't want to hope anymore. I don't think we should hope anymore. We hoped enough. Now we have to do. We all have to do now.'


Author: Thabo Mbeki
'The poor prey on one another because their lives offer no hope and communicate the tragic message to these human beings that they have no possibility to attain a decent standard of living.'


Author: Harvey Weinstein
'I never make a movie for awards consideration. I will use the hope of getting an Academy Award a) to honor the people who work so hard and also b) it's the greatest Good Housekeeping seal in the world. It's the greatest brand. It's as good as Louis Vuitto'


Author: Harvey Weinstein
'I hope to continue my friendship with France and its filmmakers for many years to come.'


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


Author: William Ellery Channing
'The great hope of society is in individual character.'


Author: Danny Boyle
'I kind of call myself an atheist, I suppose - although quite a spiritual atheist, I hope.'


Author: Diane Kruger
'In between films I like to travel and hope to visit every continent before I become a mother.'


Author: Robert Duvall
'I hope I left behind a legacy that people will enjoy. But whatever they want to say, I can't predict.'


Author: John Polkinghorne
'Bottom up thinkers try to start from experience and move from experience to understanding. They don't start with certain general principles they think beforehand are likely to be true they just hope to find out what reality is like.'


Author: Haruki Murakami
'I don't know how many good books I still have in me I hope there are another four or five.'


Author: Tracey Ullman
'I hope I never get so hard up I have to do advertisements. I've gotten ridiculous offers.'


Author: Mikhail Bakunin
'To my utter despair I have discovered, and discover every day anew, that there is in the masses no revolutionary idea or hope or passion.'


Author: Marion Zimmer Bradley
'It has never been, and never will be easy work! But the road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination.'


Author: Cameron Diaz
'You never know what movie I will be in next, but let's just hope it's sells (for my sake at least)!'


Author: Haile Gebrselassie
'What can you do if a part of it is uphill? You can't work out another route. You've just got to run the one they give you. But they tell me London is a nice course. Even the cobbles, I hope, are not very much of a problem for me.'


Author: Lillian Hellman
'Nothing you write, if you hope to be good, will ever come out as you first hoped.'


Author: Judith Viorst
'We will have to give up the hope that, if we try hard, we somehow will always do right by our children. The connection is imperfect. We will sometimes do wrong.'


Author: Emma Goldman
'There is no hope even that woman, with her right to vote, will ever purify politics.'


Author: Aung San Suu Kyi
'I think by now I have made it fairly clear that I am not very happy with the word hope. I don't believe in people just hoping.'


Author: Aung San Suu Kyi
'My opinion is the greatest reward that any government could get is the approval of the people. If the people are happy and the people are at peace and the government has done something for them, that's the greatest reward I think any government could hope'


Author: Daisaku Ikeda
'To communicate the truths of history is an act of hope for the future.'


Author: Kiefer Sutherland
'There are a lot of movies I'd like to throw away. That's not to say that I went in with that attitude. Any film I ever started, I went in with all the hope and best intentions in the world, but some films just don't work.'


Author: Chloe Sevigny
'The other day I got a text from a boy, but it wasn't hot. I mean, if you're going to text me every day, you haven't seen me for months and you're trying to seduce me, you'd better spice up that text and make it more exciting than 'How was your day? I hope'


Author: Marlee Matlin
'I hope that through my example, such as my role on 'The West Wing,' I can help change attitudes on deafness and prove we can really do everything... except hear.'


Author: Prince William
'I hope I'm not a tourist attraction - I'm sure that they come here really because St. Andrews is just amazing, a beautiful place.'


Author: Leonardo DiCaprio
'I have learned from my experiences in this industry that there is absolutely no way to control people's opinions on your performance in your movie. You go out there, promote your film and hope people like the work you did.'


Author: Alicia Keys
'I love Bono. I really respect what he has done for Africa and how he has used his fame to do good in the world. I hope I can do half as much in my life.'


Author: King Abdullah II
'Over the past few years, the road to confrontation has shown its consequences: loss of innocent lives, destruction and fear. Most costly, however, was the loss of hope. The most precious gift that you can present to your peoples over the coming weeks is r'


Author: King Abdullah II
'Is Israel going to continue to be 'Fortress Israel'? Or, as we all hope, become accepted into the neighborhood, which I believe is the only way we can move forward in harmony.'


Author: King Abdullah II
'I hope that none of the countries in the Middle East are planning anything but the peaceful utilization of nuclear energy.'


Author: King Abdullah II
'At the end of the day we want to bring stability and hope to Iraq. That's the only way to defeat terrorism.'


Author: King Abdullah II
'We have to always hope in humanity that people will make the right choices.'


Author: Jack Nicklaus
'You have to trust your kids. They have to experience life, and you just hope you've provided them a foundation for what's right and what isn't.'


Author: Henning Mankell
'I am not afraid of dying. I have lived longer than most people in the world. What scares me is to have a body that works but a brain that is waving goodbye. If that happens, I hope I die quickly.'


Author: Stanislav Grof
'In the kind of world we have today, transformation of humanity might well be our only real hope for survival.'


Author: Anne Wilson Schaef
'Looking after my health today gives me a better hope for tomorrow.'


Author: Vanessa Hudgens
'I hope by the time I'm 30 to have a husband and maybe a baby.'


Author: Anthony Trollope
'They who do not understand that a man may be brought to hope that which of all things is the most grievous to him, have not observed with sufficient closeness the perversity of the human mind.'


Author: Jeffrey Kluger
'In both children and adults, there can be a hard-to-deny link between a robust sense of hope and either work productivity or academic achievement.'


Author: Jeffrey Kluger
'It's far too much to say that effective hoping is the only - or even the biggest - part of what it takes to succeed. If 14% of business productivity can be attributed to hope, that means 86% is dependent on raw talent, fickle business cycles, the quality '


Author: Maggie Smith
'It seems to me there is a change in what audiences want to see. I can only hope that's correct, because there's an awful lot of people of my age around now and we outnumber the others.'


Author: Jim DeMint
'Today is a celebration of hope for the Iraqi people. The Iraqi people can now take control of their government and their future by creating a society that protects the rights endowed to us by our creator - life, liberty and freedom.'


Author: Joyce Carol Oates
'Yes, I've listened to just a few audiobooks - but hope to listen to more. I've wanted to investigate how my own books sound in this format and find the experience of listening, and not reading, quite fascinating.'


Author: Christopher Reeve
'I have more awareness of other people and, I hope, more sensitivity to their needs. I also find that I'm more direct and outspoken.'


Author: Vanessa Paradis
'I do sometimes strongly hope that in a past life, my most recent life before this, I was absolutely horrible, evil, hideous. Because otherwise - well, hell, to even things up next time around, I'm going to have to pay for this one, am I not?'


Author: Theodore Bikel
'I have always striven to raise the voice of hope for a world where hate gives way to respect and oppression to liberation.'


Author: Hugh Laurie
'One of the principal goals in my life has been to avoid embarrassing my children by doing the job I do. I hope I've managed to do that, and I hope that, with the job I'm in now, they are, if not proud, at least unembarrassed by it. I must say, my three ar'


Author: Karl A. Menninger
'Hope is a necessity for normal life and the major weapon against the suicide impulse.'


Author: David Rockefeller
'I hope the Guggenheim plan will be revived.'


Author: Frank R. Wolf
'My hope and prayer is that the body of Christ in America will awake with holy boldness, a boldness content neither with silence nor mere words but that backs up those words with action and results.'


Author: A. N. Wilson
'I suppose if I'd got a brilliant first and done research I might still be a don today, but I hope not. People become dons because they are incapable of doing anything else in life.'


Author: Sloane Crosley
'I hope to one day co-sign a lease with another person but, well, it doesn't plague me that I have yet to do so. Put it this way: I've never had to violently tug at my own pillow at 2 A.M. to get myself to stop snoring.'


Author: Jordin Sparks
'I love being able to sing for my job. I am blessed beyond words and I hope my fans can feel that while I'm on stage!'


Author: Katherine Jenkins
'I really feel confident about my dancing now, so I hope there could be a place for me in the West End or on Broadway - maybe a musical, maybe my own show.'


Author: Angela Merkel
'Overcoming the Cold War required courage from the people of Central and Eastern Europe and what was then the German Democratic Republic, but it also required the steadfastness of Western partner over many decades when many had long lost hope of integratio'


Author: Marion Cotillard
'It was an amazing adventure, it was my dream to be in an American musical... I really hope you are going to love what you are going to see.'


Author: J. B. Priestley
'I never read the life of any important person without discovering that he knew more and could do more than I could ever hope to know or do in half a dozen lifetimes.'


Author: Dick Cheney
'We need to have a pro-growth policy put in place that offers people hope and offers the opportunity for businesses to expand and for them to have confidence in what the world is going to look like for the next two or three or four years with respect to ec'


Author: Francois Hollande
'I am proud to have been capable of giving people hope again.'


Author: Francois Hollande
'I know where I'm going and I have told the French. I am sure if hope is there, we will be able to put France back on its feet... to live better in five years than we do today.'


Author: Anil Kapoor
'There are hurdles, there are handicaps, hardships you have to face in life, but you hope for a great future.'


Author: Eric Bana
'It's always been my hope, as an actor, to reveal only what is relevant about myself to the work.'


Author: Eric Bana
'If you're lucky enough to be involved in a film that's about something very real and that you hope will continue to hold up in 20 years' time it just gives you more energy and makes it feel all the more worthwhile.'


Author: Paul Wellstone
'Politics is not predictions and politics is not observations. Politics is what we do. Politics is what we do, politics is what we create, by what we work for, by what we hope for and what we dare to imagine.'


Author: Conrad Hall
'I hope I'm still shooting when I'm 80.'


Author: Novak Djokovic
'The history of our country is cruel. We have to face those issues or, should I say, we had to. Not anymore I hope, because we are going in the right direction, and we are ready to forgive, ready to move on.'


Author: Henry A. Wallace
'Most American fascists are enthusiastically supporting the war effort. They are doing this even in those cases where they hope to have profitable connections with German chemical firms after the war ends.'


Author: Dave Eggers
'I think almost every writer in the world would hope that books would be always talked about with respect and civility and depth and seriousness.'


Author: Axel Munthe
'A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself. He can live without hope, without friends, without books, even without music, as long as he can listen to his own thoughts.'


Author: Beth Ditto
'I'm constantly thinking about what I'll do next. I never count on music being a career of longevity. I mean, longevity is key, and I hope that it lasts, but you just don't know, because it's not in your hands, you don't make the decision.'


Author: Channing Tatum
'Jim Thorpe is someone I've always loved. He was an Olympic athlete, you know, and a football player from back in the day. I'd love to play him. And then there's a guy called Iceman who was a top hit man for the mob. I would love to play him. Actually, it''


Author: Channing Tatum
''A Guide To Recognizing Your Saints' was the first real actor-actor part I did, and I hope I to do more. Action movies are fun, but I'd be happy not to do them if there are better roles.'


Author: Larry Wall
'I think the way IBM has embraced the open source philosophy has been quite astonishing, but gratifying. I hope they'll do very well with it.'


Author: Oliver Goldsmith
'Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook.'


Author: Lucy Powell
'As a relatively young woman - I'm 33 - I hope to one day have a family and already have commitments. If and when I'm elected as an MP, I would face a choice: take my family with me to London each week or be apart for four, maybe five, nights a week.'


Author: Lucy Powell
'I just hope that the democratic will of the Zimbabwean people prevails. If it does we must move quickly to help restore stability and prosperity.'


Author: Christina Rossetti
'Hope is like a harebell trembling from its birth.'


Author: Christina Rossetti
'She gave up beauty in her tender youth, gave all her hope and joy and pleasant ways she covered up her eyes lest they should gaze on vanity, and chose the bitter truth.'


Author: Lionel Messi
'I prefer to win titles with the team ahead of individual awards or scoring more goals than anyone else. I'm more worried about being a good person than being the best football player in the world. When all this is over, what are you left with? When I reti'


Author: Debra Winger
'I hope to find the roles that are age appropriate but not yearning to be younger, or parenting ad nauseam.'


Author: Whoopi Goldberg
'When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they'll remember and be kind to someone else. And it'll become like a wildfire.'


Author: Nick Clegg
'What I hope is in five years' time, I can go to the British people in the election and say: Lots of you doubted that coalition politics worked, but it has worked.'


Author: Craig Ferguson
'I don't know now if I'm funny. I just keep talking and hope that I hit something that's funny.'


Author: Craig Ferguson
'I hope what I do has an art to it, and as an artist you have to try new things and keep yourself entertained.'


Author: Trey Parker
'I don't want to say never, but I hope I don't become that 'take me seriously now' guy.'


Author: Trey Parker
'My fear is that, as soon as I get married and have kids that I'll kind of do what a lot of people do and suddenly start making, 'Now I'm gonna make films for kids.' I really hope I don't do that.'


Author: Bob Riley
'I hope we never get to the point that we put ourselves in Jesus' place. But when I read the New Testament basically, we get three mandates: to love God, to love each other, and to take care of the least among us. And I think this is at least a step in the'


Author: John Thorn
'For many in baseball September is a month of stark contrast with April, when everyone had dared to hope. If baseball is a lot like life, as pundits declare, it is because life is more about losing than winning.'


Author: Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
'Television has spread the habit of instant reaction and stimulated the hope of instant results.'


Author: Alison Sweeney
'One of the things I like best about 'Biggest Loser' is being around people who are trying to make the right choices. When you feel defeated about your weight and your health, like there's no hope, and you still make the choice to fight for it, to make the'


Author: Tony Kushner
'You have to have hope. It's irresponsible to give false hope, which I think a lot of playwrights are guilty of. But I also think it's irresponsible to simply be a nihilist, which quite a lot of playwrights, especially playwrights younger than me, have bec'


Author: Tony Kushner
'If you know that life is basically going to be horrendously difficult, at best, and all but unlivable at worst, or possibly even unlivable, do you go on? And the choice to go on is the only thing that I think can be called hope. Because if hope isn't forc'


Author: Annette Funicello
'As I travel across the country speaking about MS, perhaps I can offer others comfort and hope.'


Author: Thomas Friedman
'I think we have lost our groove as a country. One of the reasons was the attack on 9/11. We got knocked off our game. From a country that always exported hope we went into the business of exporting fear.'


Author: Michelle Bachelet
'People see I am a mother and head of a household. Today in Chile, one-third of households are run by women. They wake up, take the children to school, go to work. To them I am hope.'


Author: Gloria Steinem
'Hope is a very unruly emotion.'


Author: Studs Terkel
'I hope for peace and sanity - it's the same thing.'


Author: Studs Terkel
'I think it's realistic to have hope. One can be a perverse idealist and say the easiest thing: 'I despair. The world's no good.' That's a perverse idealist. It's practical to hope, because the hope is for us to survive as a human species. That's very real'


Author: Studs Terkel
'We use the word 'hope' perhaps more often than any other word in the vocabulary: 'I hope it's a nice day.' 'Hopefully, you're doing well.' 'So how are things going along? Pretty good. Going to be good tomorrow? Hope so.''


Author: Mariah Carey
'I hope to be around past the 90's. I don't want to just be categorized as one of this era. My goal is to have a career that stands.'


Author: John Boehner
'We hope President Obama will now respect the will of the people, change course, and commit to making the changes they are demanding. To the extent he is willing to do this, we are ready to work with him.'


Author: John Boehner
'House and Senate Republicans are now united in adopting earmark bans. We hope President Obama will follow through on his support for an earmark ban by pressing Democratic leaders to join House and Senate Republicans in taking this critical step to restore'


Author: Eamon de Valera
'If there is to be any hope of prosperity for this country it is by reversing that policy which made us simply the kitchen garden for supplying the British with cheap food.'


Author: Jarvis Cocker
'I love the Beatles. I haven't named any kids after them but I still really love them. They were the first group that I was ever properly aware of. In my early teens I would sometimes stay in and listen to the radio all day in the hope that I would catch a'


Author: Jarvis Cocker
'I am proud, and more than a little excited, to be asked to work with Faber in an editorial capacity. It is my dearest hope that we will produce some fantastic books together.'


Author: Henry Norris Russell
'For myself, if I am to stake all I have and hope to be upon anything, I will venture it upon the abounding fullness of God - upon the assurance that, as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are His ways higher than our ways, and His thoughts than our'


Author: George Foreman
'I hope to have one more boxing match at the age of 55. Given that demographic at the age of 55 to 65, you've got to make a statement with your life. Otherwise, you are just existing.'


Author: Frank Lampard
'I'm really happy here. I think anyone who knows me well, and the fans too I hope, they know that I love the area, and the bond that I've had with the fans has been fantastic.'


Author: J. J. Abrams
'I hope to make movies that are so small they don't need to make anything to be profitable.'


Author: Anthony Edwards
'Flying back from New York, the flight attendant said 'God, I wished you were here yesterday, we had a stroke on the plane. I said, if I have a stroke on a plane, I hope the pretend doctor isn't the one on the plane. I want a real doctor.'


Author: Mira Nair
'I think films have to reach people and really grab them. That's what I hope to do when I make a film - to get under your skin and really make you think about something, and have a transporting time that takes you somewhere.'


Author: Arnold Bennett
'Journalists say a thing that they know isn't true, in the hope that if they keep on saying it long enough it will be true.'


Author: Gerard Way
'There was a moment in my life when I really wanted to kill myself. And there was one other moment when I was close to that. But even in my most jaded times, I had some hope.'


Author: Jennifer Granholm
'So we just hope that all of these governors who are grappling will be able to provide the basic services to our citizens and not have to cut things that really are painful.'


Author: Paul Auster
'There's hope for everyone. That's what makes the world go round.'


Author: Sarah McLachlan
'I think sometimes all you need is to hear someone else say the same thing that you're going through to realize that you're not alone. I try to put some sense of hope into the songs, into whatever the situation is so that it's not just dirt, drudgery and a'


Author: Dominic Monaghan
'I hope to be an actor and never retire.'


Author: Bobby Darin
'Everybody, sooner or later, will have to go under the knife. Let's hope they make out as well as I did.'


Author: Judy Collins
'My book 'Trust Your Heart', which is the story of my life, will be followed by 'Singing Lessons', a memoir of love, loss, hope, and healing, which talks about the death of my son and the hope that has been the aftermath of the healing from that tragedy.'


Author: Paul Theroux
'The moment that changed me for ever was the moment my first child was born. I was happy, filled with hope, and thought, 'Now I understand the whole point of work, of life, of love.''


Author: Nancy Reagan
'Now science has presented us with a hope called stem cell research, which may provide our scientists with many answers that have for so long been beyond our grasp.'


Author: Charles Ives
'You cannot set art off in a corner and hope for it to have vitality, reality, and substance.'


Author: Anne Tyler
'But what I hope for from a book - either one that I write or one that I read - is transparency. I want the story to shine through. I don't want to think of the writer.'


Author: Robert Capa
'I hope to stay unemployed as a war photographer till the end of my life.'


Author: Michael Ian Black
'There is no word for feeling nostalgic about the future, but that's what a parent's tears often are, a nostalgia for something that has not yet occurred. They are the pain of hope, the helplessness of hope, and finally, the surrender to hope.'


Author: David Brudnoy
'People tend to overstate my resilience, but, of course, I hope they're right.'


Author: Howard Nemerov
'I do insist on making what I hope is sense so there's always a coherent narrative or argument that the reader can follow.'


Author: Tom DeLonge
'I don't believe that I'm better than anybody, but I do believe that I'll try harder than most and I hope that people just join me for a little bit of a ride.'


Author: Hilaire Belloc
'When I am dead, I hope it may be said: His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.'


Author: Aaron Carter
'Music is something that always lifts my spirits and makes me happy, and when I make music I always hope it will have the same effect on whoever listens to it.'


Author: Barbara Kingsolver
'Few people know so clearly what they want. Most people can't even think what to hope for when they throw a penny in a fountain.'


Author: Manuel Puig
'It doesn't matter that the way of life shown by Hollywood was phony. It helped you hope.'


Author: Manuel Puig
'Ironically, Latin American countries, in their instability, give writers and intellectuals the hope that they are needed.'


Author: Ryan Seacrest
'I hope I can help guys come out and say, 'All right, dude, I got a manicure... and I liked it.''


Author: Billie Jean King
'I think it's impossible to judge whether another person should come out. You just hope they will on their own time and their own terms.'


Author: Charles Schumer
'If we are going to stay a great power and I hope and pray we will we need the truth. We need to know what is going right and we need to know what is going wrong. There is no greater time than now.'


Author: Ricky Skaggs
'It's part of the calling to at least do a few songs in the show that give people some hope. There's so much hurt in this world and... music is such a great healing balm and a great way to forget your troubles.'


Author: Charles Schumer
'I told the President, I told Rahm Emanuel and others in the administration that I thought the policy they took to try to bring about negotiations is counter-productive, because when you give the Palestinians hope that the United States will do its negotia'


Author: William Christopher
'It would be fun to do a reunion show. I hope we do it some day, but it better be soon. We're all getting on.'


Author: Gustav Stresemann
'If one seeks to analyze experiences and reactions to the first postwar years, I hope one may say without being accused of bias that it is easier for the victor than for the vanquished to advocate peace.'


Author: Sharon Stone
'TV is so different from the movies. It takes a lot of stamina because you work such long hours. It is really challenging. You are learning the next day's lines while you are shooting today's scenes. I found courage I never realised I had. I hope to do mor'


Author: Curt Schilling
'The only thing I hope I did was never put in question my love for the game, or my passion to be counted on when it mattered most.'


Author: Peter Cushing
'I hope this doesn't sound pompous but I don't think of myself as famous, whatever fame I've got has come through what I've done and associations of things I've done.'


Author: Quintilian
'When we cannot hope to win, it is an advantage to yield.'


Author: Josh Radnor
'No matter how dark things may get in a story, I feel it's the responsibility of the storyteller to leave the audience with at least a shred of hope.'


Author: Ed Markey
'We must vote for hope, vote for life, vote for a brighter future for all of our loved ones.'


Author: Dario Argento
'The Opera was a very cold film, a hopeless and dark film, no hope, no love.'


Author: Dennis Hastert
'At the end of the day, my hope is that when the new Medicare- Prescription Drug Law gets up and fully running a lot more seniors will pay a whole lot less than they do today for their much-needed medications.'


Author: Rachel Bilson
'Having kids is something I want to see in my future - I hope.'


Author: Virgil Thomson
'I don't care what other critics say, I only hope to be played.'


Author: Dane Cook
'We all hope for breakthrough rebirth moments.'


Author: Abbie Cornish
'I'm a vegetarian and very much active in regards to how I feel about animal rights and protecting animals and giving animals a voice. But at the same time, I appreciate and respect other people's decisions to eat meat. The only thing that I hope is that p'


Author: Ingrid Newkirk
'I hope SeaWorld is exploring how, like Ringling, it can get out of the wild animal business.'


Author: Ayelet Waldman
'By presenting a faithful and honest record of my experience as a mother, I hope to show both my readers and my children how truth can redeem even what you fear might be the gravest of sins.'


Author: Anna Kendrick
'To not be self-conscious of your appearance is huge, and something that I desperately hope to carry into film at some point in my useless life - to not be thinking, 'My ear looks weird from this angle, why is the camera over there?''


Author: Mike Huckabee
'You know, in my hometown of Hope, Arkansas, the three sacred heroes were Jesus, Elvis, and FDR, not necessarily in that order.'


Author: Benazir Bhutto
'It's true that General Musharraf opposes my return, seeing me as a symbol of democracy in the country. He is comfortable with dictatorship. I hope better sense prevails.'


Author: Eric Alterman
'If newspapers were a baseball team, they would be the Mets - without the hope for those folks at the very pinnacle of the financial food chain - who average nearly $24 million a year in income - 'next year.''


Author: Eric Alterman
'The myth of the liberal media empowers conservatives to control debate in the United States to the point where liberals cannot even hope for a fair shake anymore.'


Author: Alphonse Karr
'I gather from a lawyer that there was a rehearsal yesterday. We haven't a hope. I know the presiding judge too: I've had the misfortune to sleep with his wife. He was specially picked.'


Author: Edith Sitwell
'I have taken this step because I want the discipline, the fire and the authority of the Church. I am hopelessly unworthy of it, but I hope to become worthy.'


Author: Thom Yorke
'Well, I've been reading a lot about the fifty years since the Second World War, about Western foreign policy and all that. I try not to let it get to me, but sometimes I just think that there's no hope.'


Author: Michelle Pfeiffer
'Like all parents, my husband and I just do the best we can, hold our breath and hope we've set aside enough money for our kid's therapy.'


Author: Andy Cohen
'Like when I host a party. I hope my guests get along. But if not, how interesting!'


Author: William Shenstone
'Hope is a flatterer, but the most upright of all parasites for she frequents the poor man's hut, as well as the palace of his superior.'


Author: Lawrence Kasdan
'What you hope for, like Unforgiven did a lot to give you a chance to do it again sometime.'


Author: Barney Frank
'I hope we will not so characterize religious people as being so narrow and so biased towards people not of their own religion that they cannot even work with them in this common cause to which you say they are committed.'


Author: Georges Bernanos
'Hope is a risk that must be run.'


Author: Regis Philbin
'I'm moving on. I should have made that clear when I made the announcement. I guess I wasn't clear. If people think you're leaving a show after all these years, you might be retiring. So I understand where they're coming from, but I should have impressed t'


Author: Ben Kingsley
'I try and reduce myself to an almost blank slate and hope to God that I am creative.'


Author: Alexander Payne
'I don't feel despair because I am able to make the films I want to make, and that gives me hope.'


Author: Mia Wasikowska
'I would hope everyone would be a feminist.'


Author: Bette Midler
'I hope to keep entertaining in some way until I can't physically entertain any longer. It's what I was born to do, and I love this profession.'


Author: Jake Roberts
'Jake Roberts has a hard enough time being Jake Roberts. The truth is a brutal thing, I just hope that the kids take the time to learn about each of the wrestlers in the game, and if the kids can learn from our mistakes, that would make me a happy man.'


Author: Wendell Phillips
'You can always get the truth from an American statesman after he has turned seventy, or given up all hope of the Presidency.'


Author: Mitch Daniels
'In fact, it works the other way: A government as big and bossy as this one is maintained on the backs of the middle class and those who hope to join it.'


Author: Idris Elba
'White actors still get way more money in Hollywood. It's been that way for a very long time. I hope it'll change, but it's a matter of forcing that change.'


Author: Taylor Momsen
'I hope girls read what I say in interviews - they should just be themselves.'


Author: Corazon Aquino
'Reconciliation should be accompanied by justice, otherwise it will not last. While we all hope for peace it shouldn't be peace at any cost but peace based on principle, on justice.'


Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
'It is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception and compassion and hope.'


Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
'Inventions have long since reached their limit, and I see no hope for further development.'


Author: Frank B. Kellogg
'Certain it is that a great responsibility rests upon the statesmen of all nations, not only to fulfill the promises for reduction in armaments, but to maintain the confidence of the people of the world in the hope of an enduring peace.'


Author: Tom Waits
'You hope people are going to be listening to you after you're gone. And they like you better after you're gone.'


Author: Tom Cruise
'As a young actor, people were trying to define who I was before I really knew that for myself. But I still remember thinking, 'This is what I love doing, and I hope I'm going to be able to do it forever.''


Author: Jerry Costello
'Pope John Paul II brought hope to all corners of the world, to people of all faiths and backgrounds, with his powerful belief in the human spirit.'


Author: Anish Kapoor
'Being an artist is a very long game. It is not a 10-year game. I hope I'll be around making art when I'm 80.'


Author: Chelsea Clinton
'I hope to make a positive, productive contribution, as cheesy as that may sound.'


Author: Greg Kinnear
''Little Miss Sunshine' snowballed. It was a tiny movie. We shot it in 30 days, and it was really fun to do, but it was one of those small movies that you don't hold out huge hope for.'


Author: Jackie Joyner-Kersee
'The London games mark the 24th anniversary of my winning two golds and setting the world record in the heptathlon. Someone is going to want it records are made to be broken - it's only a matter of time. I hope mine will outlive me.'


Author: Jackie Joyner-Kersee
'My denial and irresponsible attitude about asthma put me at great risk and caused me so much needless suffering. My hope is that the kids I talk to learn to open up about their asthma, become educated about their condition, and seek help.'


Author: Jackie Joyner-Kersee
'The 2012 London Olympic Games fostered a generation of hope. I witnessed women participating for the very first time, representing every nation.'


Author: Willie Aames
'I remember thinking, That's what I need - and that hope was in Jesus Christ.'


Author: Camille Claudel
'You promised to take care of me and not to turn your back on me. How is it possible that you never wrote to me even once and you never came back to see me? Do you think that it is fun for me to spend months, even years, without any news, without any hope!'


Author: George Carey
'And I hope America will realise, as the only superpower now, it really must use its power in a way that's going to build up the world, and to support the United Nations.'


Author: Bear Bryant
'I hope to get out before they start football next year.'


Author: Moon Unit Zappa
'Your own experience keeps taking you towards something. My book adds the hope that it's a better something.'


Author: Jean Anouilh
'Tragedy is restful: and the reason is that hope, that foul, deceitful thing, has no part in it.'


Author: Richard Russo
'Structure is one of the things that I always hope will reveal itself to me.'


Author: David E. Kelley
'Chemistry is not anything an executive producer or writer can orchestrate or plan you just hope for it.'


Author: Daniel H. Wilson
'You probably found 'How to Survive a Robot Uprising' in the humor section. Let's just hope that is where it belongs.'


Author: Steve Yzerman
'I hope people like me and appreciate me the way I am.'


Author: Jennifer Hudson
'I hope that when I'm 80 years old, people will still be talking about my wedding.'


Author: Bob Uecker
'I set records that will never be equaled. In fact, I hope 90% of them don't even get printed.'


Author: Algernon Charles Swinburne
'Hope thou not much, and fear thou not at all.'


Author: Chelsea Clinton
'I hope telling stories though 'Making a Difference' - as in my academic work and nonprofit work - will help me to live my grandmother's adage of 'Life is not about what happens to you, but about what you do with what happens to you.''


Author: Kevin James
'Teachers have a chance to mold someone, inspire them. I hope all teachers realize that.'


Author: Dionne Warwick
'I've had some incredible moments in my life - thus far. I hope a lot more are coming.'


Author: Dionne Warwick
'We are all here to be a service to those who can't be a service to themselves. We can give people hope and more reasons for being human.'


Author: Tahar Ben Jelloun
'My hope is that countries like Morocco will have investment to create work, so people don't have to leave.'


Author: Kate Middleton
'Yes, well I really hope I can make a difference, even in the smallest way. I am looking forward to helping as much as I can.'


Author: Alveda King
'My daddy, Rev. A. D. King, my granddaddy, Martin Luther King, Senior - we are a family of faith, hope and love.'


Author: Alveda King
'We're reclaiming America and restoring honor. I believe we do that with faith, with hope, with charity, and honoring our brothers and our sisters as we honor each other.'


Author: Victoria Justice
'When I go to a concert, I can't help but feel happy and everything else just goes away. I hope everyone feels that way at my concerts.'


Author: Salman Khan
'Sometimes I feel I hope I am not taking advantage of my stardom.'


Author: Victoria Justice
'I love making movies and hope to write my own screenplay someday and do some producing and be behind-the-scenes as well.'


Author: Gwen Ifill
'Hope springs eternal, even in politics.'


Author: Frank Gehry
'When I was a kid, my father didn't really have much hope for me. He thought I was a dreamer he didn't think I would amount to anything. My mother also.'


Author: Mark Haddon
'I don't remember deciding to become a writer. You decide to become a dentist or a postman. For me, writing is like being gay. You finally admit that this is who you are, you come out and hope that no one runs away.'


Author: Isabelle Huppert
'Before I do a play I say that I hope it's going to be for as short a time as possible but, once you do it, it is a paradoxical pleasure. One evening out of two there are five minutes of a miracle and for those five minutes you want to do it again and agai'


Author: Taylor Lautner
'I hope that I would be considered romantic. I don't know... one of my favorite movies is 'The Notebook' so I guess that would be considered romantic. But I think being romantic is more than the flowers and the gifts. It's about connecting with the person '


Author: Khloe Kardashian
'I'm thrilled to continue my partnership with U by Kotex for Generation Know while helping to empower girls. I've always been a motivational resource for my younger sisters and hope I can positively impact and inspire other young girls too.'


Author: Kevin Smith
'I saw Richard Linklater's film 'Slacker' for my twenty-first birthday. That was the moment when it all seemed possible. This guy gave me hope.'


Author: Bernard Williams
'There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.'


Author: Antonio Porchia
'Flowers are without hope. Because hope is tomorrow and flowers have no tomorrow.'


Author: Robert Smith
'There's no hope of me becoming completely relaxed on stage. If I did, I'd sit down and doze off.'


Author: Seamus Heaney
'Even if the hopes you started out with are dashed, hope has to be maintained.'


Author: John James Audubon
'Would it be possible that I should not in any degree succeed? I can scarcely think so. Ah delusive hope, how much further wilt thou lead me?'


Author: Lesley Garrett
'I do hope that our spring will be starting shortly and we will all be able to enjoy some sunshine again.'


Author: Howard Dean
'There are no ideas in the Republican Party right now in the Congress. They're the party of no. They desperately need some intellectual leadership. And whatever you think of Newt Gingrich, he can supply intellectual leadership. So I hope he does run.'


Author: Bill Owens
'Families are the tie that reminds us of yesterday, provide strength and support today, and give us hope for tomorrow. No government, no matter how well-intentioned, or well-managed, can provide what our families provide.'


Author: Michael D. Higgins
'I hope that at the end of the seven years, people will say that I have been of some inspirational value to them at home in terms of inclusiveness and abroad, I look forward to representing Ireland.'


Author: Bernard Berenson
'Boast is always a cry of despair, except in the young it is a cry of hope.'


Author: Neil LaBute
'I'm more than open to hope, but I think men and women have a difficult time dealing with each other and often take the low road.'


Author: Craig Bruce
'Fighting a war on terrorism is like fighting against crime. We can never hope to eradicate crime, so we shouldn't bother fighting it.'


Author: Stephen Ambrose
'The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.'


Author: Frances Rodman
'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.'


Author: Jonny Lang
'I hope that it can relate to and be a blessing to anybody, with the hope that someday they will find Jesus Christ to be the same God that I've found Him to be.'


Author: David Blaine
'I just believe that the feeling of wonder is amazing. I am pushing myself as far as I can humanly push myself... I can only hope for the best and expect the worse.'


Author: Ingmar Bergman
'I hope I never get so old I get religious.'


Author: Wallace Shawn
'We're in an emergency situation. The United States has become an absolutely terrifying country, and I would hope that I could participate in some way in stopping the horror and the brutality.'


Author: Wallace Shawn
'But because we've all been readers, we know what the experience is like, and we hope that what certain writers have given to us, we will give to someone.'


Author: Paul Thomas Anderson
'I really subscribe to that old adage that you should never let the audience get ahead of you for a second. So if the film's abrasive and wrongfoots people then, y'know, that's great. But I hope it involves an audience.'


Author: Dave Matthews
'I hope that just what I sing about and how I relate to my audience is as much of a political statement as I need to make.'


Author: Mahmoud Abbas
'We need international support so that our people live a life of normality, of dignity, of liberty and freedom. I hope that our cry for freedom may be heard.'


Author: B. H. Liddell Hart
'Helplessness induces hopelessness, and history attests that loss of hope and not loss of lives is what decides the issue of war.'


Author: Jeffrey Archer
'Well I certainly have learned and I hope I'm moving on and certainly two years of prison was a terrible punishment.'


Author: Andrew Bird
'You travel with the hope that something unexpected will happen. It has to do with enjoying being lost and figuring it out and the satisfaction. I always get a little disappointed when I know too well where I'm going, or when I've lived in a place so long '


Author: George Will
'Well, you know, the definition of second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.'


Author: Anne Stevenson
'Yes, I do often write poems from the mind, but I hope I don't ignore feelings and emotions.'


Author: Yani Tseng
'I hope one day I will host my own charity event to give back to society.'


Author: Jayson Blair
'I am making amends and seeking forgiveness. My only hope is that some good can come out of my situation.'


Author: Mika Waltari
'So foolish is the heart of man that he ever puts his hope in the future, learning nothing from his past errors and fancying that tomorrow must be better than today.'


Author: John Gay
'The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope that keeps up a wife's spirits.'


Author: Garth Brooks
'Whatever I do, I hope it's quality, I hope it's something that's class.'


Author: John Hench
'In live action movies, you just hope that everything works. Because the actor may had a bad morning and doesn't play good, or accidents happen continuously. Many things contradict what you are trying to say. But in cartoons, nothing contradict what you wa'


Author: Carter Burwell
'Even if I went off to some other career, I hope I would still be doing Coen films.'


Author: Gabrielle Roy
'My great hope would be that Quebec would realize itself fully as a distinct part of Canada, and stay Canadian, bringing to Canada a part of its richness.'


Author: Joel Schumacher
'I don't want to tell your story because you're a insensitive, self-centered moron. I've told a lot of stories about young people, and I always feel there's hope.'


Author: Barbara Boxer
'I would not run for president. I really like what I'm doing now. People say I'm giving them energy and hope.'


Author: Barbara Boxer
'Our democracy is the centerpiece of who we are as a nation. And it is the fondest hope of all Americans that we can help bring democracy to every corner of the world.'


Author: Jello Biafra
'That's the way both they and I travel sometimes. Pick road at random, and when it's time to pull over, you pull over and hope you can find a place to crash.'


Author: Mario Monti
'I hope that my government can help change Italian mentality.'


Author: Michael Morpurgo
'Access to books and the encouragement of the habit of reading: these two things are the first and most necessary steps in education and librarians, teachers and parents all over the country know it. It is our children's right and it is also our best hope '


Author: Paul Walker
'I hope I'm in a position to make stuff that I really want to make as opposed to stuff that I just have to make for money reasons, or to sustain a certain marquee value.'


Author: Michael Morpurgo
'Wherever my story takes me, however dark and difficult the theme, there is always some hope and redemption, not because readers like happy endings, but because I am an optimist at heart. I know the sun will rise in the morning, that there is a light at th'


Author: Carol Vorderman
'Next year, I hope there will be even more parties, lots of holidays and just having a good time, really. Plus wing-walking, air shows and learning to fly, as they are all things I want to do. I won't be restricted by age.'


Author: Lawrence Ferlinghetti
'I think if there's a great depression there might be some hope.'


Author: Carol Vorderman
'I'm terrible as I never take my make-up off at night, which I know is really dreadful. Whenever I'm out partying I just can't be bothered and now I am on 'Loose Women' that tends to be all the time. I hope next year holds even more parties for me.'


Author: Marlon Wayans
'You learn timing on the road. You learn structure and how to read an audience. You learn so much about the business of laughter that you can't learn on a set, because it's all on you. Sometimes you bomb, and you know not to tell that joke again... You jus'


Author: Chloe Moretz
'I hope to make acting my career for the rest of my life, if I can.'


Author: Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
'My greatest desire is that the hope that has overcome fear in my country will help vanquish it around the world.'


Author: Jenna Bush
'I hope that I serve by being a teacher.'


Author: Andrew Wiles
'I hope that seeing the excitement of solving this problem will make young mathematicians realize that there are lots and lots of other problems in mathematics which are going to be just as challenging in the future.'


Author: Jenna Bush
'I hope to focus on what I'm passionate about because I think I'd do them best job on them - education, urban education, women and children's issues and literacy.'


Author: Ed Koch
'No, I am not a homosexual. If I were a homosexual, I would hope I would have the courage to say so. What's cruel is that you are forcing me to say I am not a homosexual. This means you are putting homosexuals down. I don't want to do that.'


Author: Jenna Bush
'I hope to continue writing. I hope to continue teaching.'


Author: Joseph Barbera
'I hope we don't get to the point where we have to have the cat stop chasing the mouse to teach him glassblowing and basket weaving.'


Author: Jenna Bush
'I hope to work with kids any way possible.'


Author: Marcy Kaptur
'People are rapidly losing hope and trust. They believe their government has been captured by special interests and no longer cares about them, and they are right.'


Author: Patrick Wilson
'The way you deal with a scare is the way you deal with a laugh. The timing has to be perfect. When you're dealing with fear or laughter - emotions that happen spontaneously - you hope it's working. But in the moment, you really have no idea.'


Author: Thomas Arnold
'My object will be, if possible, to form Christian men, for Christian boys I can scarcely hope to make.'


Author: George Dennison Prentice
'It is in vain to hope to please all alike. Let a man stand with his face in what direction he will, he must necessarily turn his back on one half of the world.'


Author: M. Night Shyamalan
'When they see those fourteen lights, they're looking at a miracle. And deep down, they feel that whatever's going to happen, there will be someone there to help them. And that fills them with hope.'


Author: Patrick Swayze
'If you live through the initial stage of fame and get past it, and remember thats not who you are. If you live past that, then you have a hope of maybe learning how to spell the word artist.'


Author: M. Night Shyamalan
'Being insecure - I'm a master, a virtuoso - they can be handing me the keys to the kingdom and all I can think is, I hope I don't drop the key.'


Author: Jenson Button
'We go through the whole season working on next season's car and developing the car and making sure we fit in the car and all that sort of stuff. And we obviously give ideas of what we would hope next year's car would have even if it's small things like bu'


Author: George Papandreou
'My hope is that we will turn Greece into maybe the most transparent country in the world with everything on the web.'


Author: Nate Ruess
'We love a good, hyped sound, but when it starts to sound insincere, that's when I lose interest. I hope that our music, even if it sounds polished, doesn't sound insincere.'


Author: Louis Farrakhan
'I am not the same man I was 35 years ago. And I hope that five years and ten years from now, I'll be a better man, a more mature man, a wiser man, a more humble man and a more spirited man to serve the good of my people and the good of humanity.'


Author: Ouida
'Take hope from the heart of man and you make him a beast of prey.'


Author: Oliver North
'I think as a rifle platoon and company commander your view is about 1,000 meters in front of you and you hope you can cover that ground and not have to back up and give it up again.'


Author: Melissa Rosenberg
'You don't know what someone's going to walk away from a movie with, but you hope it's something positive, but if nothing, you want them most basically to be entertained and engaged. That's your job. But you also hope to give them something to chew on or m'


Author: Medgar Evers
'Our only hope is to control the vote.'


Author: Malcolm Turnbull
'We need to recognise that the whole edifice of our fifth estate, of our journalism, has been built on a foundation of newspaper journalism and that that foundation is crumbling. The management of the media companies will deny that the end is nigh. I hope '


Author: John Grisham
'I've had nine of my books adapted to film, and almost all were enjoyable. I've been very lucky with Hollywood, and look forward to more movies being adapted. But I don't get involved in that process. I know nothing about making movies and I stay away from'


Author: Dan Lipinski
'I hope that we can continue this cooperation on other critical issues related to America's future technological competitiveness. We must work together to encourage the creative talents that have made our country the world leader in technology.'


Author: Dan Lipinski
'As the war on terror continues, Americans must honor the brave men and women who gave their lives for the protection of this nation and the hope of peace.'


Author: Emilio Estevez
'There is a part of me that still wants to go out and grab a backpack and unplug - not take a cellphone or even a camera and just get out there and experience the world and travel. I have yet to do that, but someday I hope.'


Author: Tadao Ando
'I hope America can also be the cultural leader of the world, and use this frontier spirit to lead and show others that we need courage to go places where we have not gone before.'


Author: Tadao Ando
'I hope that America as a whole, and especially its architects, will become more seriously involved in producing a new architectural culture that would bring the nation to the apex - where it has stood before - and lead the world.'


Author: NeNe Leakes
'I hope to stay on 'Glee,' I hope to still be a 'Housewife' and I hope to do 'The New Normal.' I just want to do it all! Why not? I'm only going to be young for a little while longer.'


Author: Ellen Barkin
'I'm Method trained. How is this character like me? What does she think of her mother? What does her mother think of her? It's like construction, and then, yes, you hope you're talented and that the universe aligns and captures the kind of laborer's work y'


Author: Ellen Page
'I really hope that we'll have a sustainable future on this planet, I really do. So I probably geek out mostly about learning more about how potentially we can hopefully make that happen, hopefully we're not too far lost.'


Author: Roger Goodell
'To me, what I love about the draft is first, you see the young men who are realizing their dreams that they've worked so hard for. That's a pretty cool thing. You saw the emotion from some of these guys the other day. And then, the second thing is this to'


Author: Ellen Barkin
'Gabriel Byrne is an extraordinary human being. We have two extraordinary kids and we work at it. We were always friends. He stuck by me through very hard times, and I hope he'd say the same about me.'


Author: Marat Safin
'It's a pity that the tennis is really going down the drain. Every year it's getting worse and worse and worse. There has to be a radical change, and I hope it will be really soon.'


Author: Roger Goodell
'The one thing I would hope would go on my tombstone is, 'I made my parents proud.''


Author: Lindsey Graham
'President Obama chose politics over leadership. 'Hope' and 'Change' have become bait-and-switch.'


Author: Alicia Silverstone
'I'd die if I was Madonna. I'd die. God, what a horrible way to live. And Michael Jackson! To be so famous and to feel so isolated. I feel so bad for them. I don't know how it feels, and I hope it never happens to me.'


Author: Jean-Pierre Raffarin
'It's a different outlook, and one that I understand. When you are a former member of the Warsaw Pact, when you have lived behind the Berlin Wall, when you have experienced the communist systems that existed in these countries, for them, the West represent'


Author: P. J. Harvey
'I tried to use words that were dealing with the emotional quality that any human being could recognize in the way that they felt about their country. It's to do with the world we live in. That world is a brutal one and full of war. It's also full of many '


Author: Bill Keller
'I think there's been a decline in the public's access to what's being done with their tax dollars, what's being done in their name. I hope that that will be repaired.'


Author: Sharron Angle
'You know, this is a war of ideology, a war of thoughts and of faith. And we need people to really stand for faith and trust, not hope and change.'


Author: Faye Dunaway
'I still have, I hope, a lot of years and there are still a lot of things I want to do.'


Author: Jet Li
'Zhang Yimou tried to use martial arts to talk about Chinese culture, Chinese people. What do they think, what do they want and what do they hope.'


Author: Ken Hill
'Writing a song is much like being an author. Yes, we all have tools to write (everyone has a brain I hope!), but that doesn't all of a sudden make us best selling authors.'


Author: Niklas Zennstrom
'I hope that my investment into Atomico will become my best financial investment to date.'


Author: Kofi Annan
'Open markets offer the only realistic hope of pulling billions of people in developing countries out of abject poverty, while sustaining prosperity in the industrialized world.'


Author: Kofi Annan
'We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.'


Author: Jan Brewer
'I am encouraged that there's going to be much better dialogue between the federal government and the state of Arizona. I mean, I hope that's not wishful thinking.'


Author: Jan Brewer
'So you know, I think that the federal government, the Democrats, and President Obama are selling a lot of hope and change, but no delivery of any of those promises.'


Author: Fuzzy Zoeller
'There's a lot of great people out here, I just appreciate it and hope everybody has had fun because I've enjoyed my ride.'


Author: John Clayton
'It is my fervent hope and prayer that by exposing my mistakes and by pointing out the things that were a part of my early life, some who might be following the same paths might not make those same mistakes.'


Author: Fuzzy Zoeller
'I hope everybody's had fun, because I've enjoyed my ride. I can tell you that. Now it's time to step aside and let some other young kid come in and win. Hopefully, they will, too.'


Author: Lucy Hale
'I was sort of in denial about doing country for awhile but I sort of grew up and realized who I was, what I wanted to say. I think country music is the best music in the world and I'm glad to be doing a country album. I hope people will love it as much as'


Author: Marvin Gaye
'I hope to refine music, study it, try to find some area that I can unlock. I don't quite know how to explain it but it's there. These can't be the only notes in the world, there's got to be other notes some place, in some dimension, between the cracks on '


Author: Robert Wyatt
'If you've never felt that you quite got a hold of it, you just feel that before you die, you've got to try and get it right once. And hope that the experience you have makes up for the some of the diminishing energy.'

 

 

 

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