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There is hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags do not wave in a vacuum.
Arthur C. Clarke

There is more hope of a fool than of him that is wise in his own eyes.
English proverb

Hope is the only good which is common to all men; those who have nothing more possess
hope still.
Thales of Miletus

South Africa, so utterly improbably, is a beacon of hope in a dark and troubled world.
Desmond Tutu

Every person has the power to make others happy. Some do it simply by entering a room,
others by leaving the room. Some individuals leave trails of gloom; others, trails of joy. Some
leave trails of hate and bitterness; others, trails of love and harmony. Some leave trails of
cynicism and pessimism; others trails of faith and optimism. Some leave trails of criticism and
resignation; others trails of gratitude and hope. What kind of trails do you leave?
William Arthur Ward

It has been a woman's task throughout history to go on believing in life when there was
almost no hope.
Margaret Mead

Hope and expectation are the brothers of boredom.
Philippine proverb

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

The word which God has written on the brow of every man is hope.
Victor Hugo

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 errand.
Woodrow Wilson

The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the
future of man.
T. S. Eliot

He whose coach is drawn by hope has poverty for a coachman.
Polish proverb

My hope and prayer is that everyone know and love our country for what she really is and
what she stands for.
John Wayne

He that lives upon hope will die fasting.
Benjamin Franklin

Hope keeps alive the poor; fear kills the rich.
Finnish proverb

We come this way but once. We can either tiptoe through life and hope we get to death
without being badly bruised or we can live a full, complete life achieving our goals and
realizing our wildest dreams.
Bob Proctor

He who has health has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
Thomas Carlyle

One of the best ways I've found for holding on even when our prayers are not answered is to
reach out to others. If your suffering is a burden, reach out to ease that of someone else and
bring hope to them.
Nick Vujicic

Hope is grief's best music.
English proverb

Hope nourishes the living.
African proverb

To laugh is to risk appearing a fool.
To weep is to risk appearing sentimental.
To reach out to another is to risk involvement.
To expose feelings is to risk exposing your true self.
To place your ideas and dreams before a crowd is to risk their loss.
To love is to risk not being loved in return.
To hope is to risk pain.
To try is to risk failure.
But risks must be taken, because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.
William Arthur Ward

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.
Tom Bodett

It's amazing how a little tomorrow can make up for a whole lot of yesterday.
John Guare

Once you choose hope, anything's possible.
Christopher Reeve

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