Quotations About / On: HOPE

  • 11.
    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). . . . )
  • 12.
    I'm a romantic—a sentimental person thinks things will last—a 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).)
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  • 13.
    Women hope men will change after marriage but they don't; men hope women won't change but they do.
    (Bettina Arndt (20th century), Australian journalist. Private Lives, ch. 2 (1986).)
  • 14.
    Pessimists fear becoming the dupes of Hope. Optimists enjoy Hope's company, and consider being duped no great matter.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Third Selection, New York (1986).)
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  • 15.
    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.)
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  • 16.
    never trust life and hopes too much. Sometimes they can turn into your enemies. All you can do then is to stand and watch it kill you. never let that happen. Don't hope in your life. Accept what you have in front of you and never break yourself when you realise that hopes were tricks played by your mind just to shatter you into pieces.
    (my life made me realise this truth that was hidden from me all these years.)
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  • 17.
    Hope is prerequisite of desire and desire speaks of poverty of existence at present that casts a shadow as hope for a better life in future. Hope and desire have no place in a life lived to its full extent at present.
    (Hope and desire)
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  • 18.
    Each of us enters the world because hope for the future preceded us.
    (Marge Kennedy (20th century), U.S. author. 100 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Family Together..., Introduction to part 1 (1994).)
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  • 19.
    A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread.
    (Georges Bernanos (1888-1948), French novelist, political writer. The Curé de Torcy, in The Diary of a Country Priest, ch. 2 (1936).)
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  • 20.
    Take hope from the heart of man and you make him a beast of prey.
    (Ouida [Marie Louise De La Ramée] (1839-1908), British novelist. Published in Wisdom, Wit and Pathos (1884). "A Village Commune," (1881).)
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