Quotations About / On: HOPE

  • 41.
    When I go out, I hope to leave the worst of myself at home.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Tenth Selection, New York (1992).)
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  • 42.
    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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  • 43.
    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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  • 44.
    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).)
  • 45.
    I hope I never get so old I get religious.
    (Ingmar Bergman (b. 1918), Swedish stage and film writer-director. International Herald Tribune (Paris, Sept. 8, 1989).)
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  • 46.
    I know that men in exile feed on hopes.
    (Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Agamemnon, l. 1668.)
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  • 47.
    There is no hope even that woman, with her right to vote, will ever purify politics.
    (Emma Goldman (1869-1940), U.S. anarchist. Anarchism and Other Essays, "The Tragedy of Women's Emancipation," (1910).)
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  • 48.
    ... despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
    (George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819-1880), British novelist. Middlemarch, ch. 47 (1871-1872).)
  • 49.
    Outside of Paris, there is no hope for the cultured.
    (Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Mascarille, in Les Précieuses Ridicules, sc. 9 (1659).)
  • 50.
    Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
    (Robert Green Ingersoll (1833-1899), U.S. lawyer, orator. Speech, Manhattan Liberal Club. Truth-Seeker (February 28, 1892).)
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