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There is a saying in Tibetan, "Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength." No matter
what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that's our real
disaster.
Dalai Lama

Hope without work is like a tree without fruit.
Lebanese proverb

Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
Sir Francis Bacon

You can do anything if you have enthusiasm. Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes
rise to the stars. With it, there is accomplishment. Without it there are only alibis.
Henry Ford

Hope for the best and prepare for the worst.
English proverb

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

Our limited perspective, our hopes and fears become our measure of life, and when
circumstances don't fit our ideas, they become our difficulties.
Benjamin Franklin

Nourish your hopes but do not overlook realities.
Sir Winston Churchill

Hope is as cheap as despair.
English proverb

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

He that lives on hope has a slender diet.
Scottish proverb

The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather
than with their minds.
Nancy Astor

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

When the road looks rough ahead, remember the "Man upstairs" and the word Hope. Hang onto
both and "tough it out."
John Wayne

Hope is the poor man's bread.
Thales of Miletus

I wake up every day full of hope, positive that every day is going to be better than yesterday.
And I'm looking to infect people with my positivity. I think I can start an epidemic.
Will Smith

Courage is like love, it must have hope for nourishment.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Hope has two beautiful daughters. Their names are anger and courage; anger at the way
things are, and courage to see that they do not remain the way they are.
Saint Augustine

Hope is the mother of fools.
Polish proverb

Hope is a waking dream.
Aristotle

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or
confidence.
Helen Keller

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.
Lin Yutang

I think that, particularly in the old days, the spirit of The Beatles seemed to suggest something
very hopeful and youthful.
Paul McCartney

He who lives with hope dies happy.
Mexican proverb

Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness.
Pearl S. Buck

Stuff yourself with hope and you can go crazy.
Jewish proverb

Actions change things. Nothing else by the way. Actions change things. Wishful thinking is
not a strategy for success. Hope is not a strategy for success. Work! Work! You prove to me
that you mean it when you change your actions. You prove to yourself that you mean it when
you change your actions.
Larry Winget

The horses of hope gallop, but the asses of experience go slowly.
Russian proverb

Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.
Aristotle

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.
Dale Carnegie

Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world
affords.
Samuel Johnson

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

I used to say, "I sure hope things will change." Then I learned that the only way things are
going to change for me is when I change.
Jim Rohn

Free labor has the inspiration of hope; pure slavery has no hope. The power of hope upon
human exertion and happiness is wonderful.
Abraham Lincoln

If you don't know the guy on the other side of the world, love him anyway because he's just
like you. He has the same dreams, the same hopes and fears. It's one world, pal. We're all
neighbors.
Frank Sinatra

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