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Hope

Definition: A feeling of expectation and desire for a particular thing to happen. Want something to happen or be the case.
Number of Quotes: 14

He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife.
Douglas Adams

Posterity! You will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your freedom! I hope you will make a good use of it.
John Adams

When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
John Adams

The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
The Sphere and Duties of Woman
George Burnap

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

The worst enemy of human hope is not brute facts, but men of brains who will not face them.
Max Eastman

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Albert Einstein

A man must love a thing very much if he not only practices it without any hope of fame and money, but even... without any hope of doing it well.
Oliver Herford

A propensity to hope and joy is real riches; one to fear and sorrow real poverty.
David Hume

God is the brave man's hope, and not the coward's excuse.
Plutarch

Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never Is, but always To be blest.
Alexander Pope

I think of the garden after the rain;
And hope to my heart comes singing,
At morn the cherry-blooms will be white,
And the Easter bells be ringing!

Edna Dean Proctor

I'm like, over love. Crush, smush. I can't. I'm giving up on love at this point. I'm hoping for a crush. Actually, no. I don't want a crush. I want someone to crush on me.
Xosha Roquemore

Fear cannot be without some hope nor hope without some fear.
Baruch Spinoza

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