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.
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.
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.
The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
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.
The worst enemy of human hope is not brute facts, but men of brains who will not face them.
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.
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.
A propensity to hope and joy is real riches; one to fear and sorrow real poverty.
God is the brave man's hope, and not the coward's excuse.
Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never Is, but always To be blest.
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!
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.
Fear cannot be without some hope nor hope without some fear.