Quotations About / On: HOPE
An infant when born gives birth to hope
Growing up a baby fuels million of hopes
Till a child becomes a hope of all hopes
My sweetest hope is to lose hope.
(Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. The Infanta, in The Cid, act 1, sc. 2 (1637).
The Infanta wishes to no longer vainly hope to marry a man below her station.)
Dreams bring hopes and hopes life and the day you stop dreaming you will be a dead man living
There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won't.
(William Least Heat Moon [William Trogdon] (b. 1939), U.S. author. Blue Highways: A Journey into America, pt. 2, ch. 4 (1983). . . .
I'm a romantica sentimental person thinks things will lasta romantic person hopes against hope that they won't.
(F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), U.S. author. Amory Blaine, in This Side of Paradise, bk. 2, ch. 1 (1920).)
One must always hope when one is desperate, and doubt when one hopes.
(Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880), French novelist. Trans. by William G. Allen. Pensées de Gustave Flaubert, p. 100, Conard (1915).)
Free labor has the inspiration of hope; pure slavery has no hope.
(Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), U.S. president. fragment on free labor (Sep. 17, 1859?). Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, vol. 3, p. 462, Rutgers University Press (1953, 1990).)
The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope.
(Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), British author, lexicographer. repr. in Works of Samuel Johnson, vol. 3, eds. W.J. Bate and Albrecht B. Strauss (1969). Rambler (London, March 24, 1750), no. 2.)
Be the hope of your nation
(Be the hope)
If you cannot be the hope of your nation
Be the hope of your people
If you cannot be the hope of your people
Be the hope of your family
'The presence of love gives hope to cope'
(Love is a reason to persevere until the expected positives come to pass)