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

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

  Hope is as cheap as despair.  
 -  English proverb
  

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

  Hope is the mother of fools.  
 -  Polish proverb
  

  He who lives with hope dies happy.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

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

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

  False hope kills more readily than bitter truth.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things are yours.  
 -  Swedish proverb
  

  Too much hope deceives.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Do not hope to reach a destination without ever leaving the shore.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  A long hope is sweeter than a short surprise.  
 -  Hungarian proverb
  

  Hope dies last of all.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Don't dangle by one slim hope.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  In the land of hope, there is no winter.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  A fool hopes to get honey, even from wasps.  
 -  Russian proverb
  

  He that lives in hope dances to an ill tune.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Good hope is better than a bad intention.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Great hopes make great men.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Hope for miracles but don't rely on one.  
 -  Jewish proverb
  

  He that thinks to thrive by hope may happen to beg in misery.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Hope and expectation are a fool's income.  
 -  Danish proverb
  

  Hope is a sovereign balsam.  
 -  American proverb
  

  Dreams are what you hope for; reality is what you plan for.  
 -  American proverb
  

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

  Hope and expectation are the brothers of boredom.  
 -  Philippine proverb
  

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

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

  Hope is grief's best music.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Hope nourishes the living.  
 -  African proverb
  

  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
  

  Where there is no hope, it is incumbent on us to invent it.  
 -  Albert Camus
  

  The strange thing about growing old is that the intimate identification with the here and now is slowly lost; one feels transposed into infinity, more or less alone, no longer in hope or fear, only observing.  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning.  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.  
 -  Albert Schweitzer
  

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

  We dream to give ourselves hope. To stop dreaming - well, that's like saying you can never change your fate.  
 -  Amy Tan, The Hundred Secret Senses
  

  If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.  
 -  Andrew Carnegie
  

  It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.  
 -  Anne Frank
  

  Hope is a waking dream.  
 -  Aristotle
  

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

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

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

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

  Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one.  
 -  Baltasar Gracian
  

  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
  

  He that lives upon hope will die fasting.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  Most of the time stocks are subject to irrational and excessive price fluctuations in both directions as the consequence of the ingrained tendency of most people to speculate or gamble to give way to hope, fear and greed.  
 -  Benjamin Graham
  

  Love never gives up, never loses faith, always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance.  
 -  Bible
  

  Today, people struggle to find what's real. Everything has become so synthetic that a lot of people, all they want is to grasp onto hope.  
 -  Bob Marley
  

  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
  

  Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good.  
 -  Calvin Coolidge
  

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

  While there's life, there's hope.  
 -  Cicero
  

  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
  

  When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways - either by losing hope and falling into self-destructive habits, or by using the challenge to find our inner strength.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  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
  

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

  Get going. Move forward. Aim high. Plan a takeoff. Don't just sit on the runway and hope someone will come along and push the airplane. It simply won't happen. Change your attitude and gain some altitude. Believe me, you'll love it up here!  
 -  Donald Trump
  

  London is satisfied, Paris is resigned, but New York is always hopeful. Always it believes that something good is about to come off, and it must hurry to meet it.  
 -  Dorothy Parker
  

  The ninety and nine are with dreams, content, but the hope of the world made new, is the hundredth man who is grimly bent on making those dreams come true.  
 -  Edgar Allan Poe
  

  Just as man cannot live without dreams, he cannot live without hope. If dreams reflect the past, hope summons the future.  
 -  Elie Wiesel
  

  Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope.  
 -  Epictetus
  

  Hope is tomorrow's veneer over today's disappointment.  
 -  Evan Esar
  

  The present is the ever moving shadow that divides yesterday from tomorrow. In that lies hope.  
 -  Frank Lloyd Wright
  

  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
  

  An atheist is one who hopes the Lord will do nothing to disturb his disbelief.  
 -  Franklin P. Jones
  

  Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances that we know to be desperate.  
 -  G. K. Chesterton
  

  He who has never hoped can never despair.  
 -  George Bernard Shaw
  

  There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.  
 -  George Eliot
  

  If you don't know how to close, you'll be depending on hope, luck and magic to make money.  
 -  Grant Cardone
  

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

  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
  

  He who has never hoped can never despair.  
 -  George Bernard Shaw
  

  There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.  
 -  George Eliot
  

  If you don't know how to close, you'll be depending on hope, luck and magic to make money.  
 -  Grant Cardone
  

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

  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
  

  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
  

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

  You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.  
 -  John Lennon
  

  To do something, however small, to make others happier and better, is the highest ambition, the most elevating hope, which can inspire a human being.  
 -  John Lubbock
  

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

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

  I hope that one day you will have the experience of doing something you do not understand for someone you love.  
 -  Jonathan Safran Foer
  

  Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love - and to put its trust in life!  
 -  Joseph Conrad
  

  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
  

  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
  

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

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

  The bombs in Vietnam explode at home; they destroy the hopes and possibilities for a decent America.  
 -  Martin Luther King Jr.
  

  Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.  
 -  Maya Angelou
  

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

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

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

  Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which trancends everything.  
 -  Napoleon Hill
  

  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
  

  Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.  
 -  Norman Vincent Peale
  

  Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; a mother's secret hope outlives them all.  
 -  Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
  

  My hopes are not always realized, but I always hope.  
 -  Ovid
  

  Woman is the unfathomable, incalculable mystery, the problem that we men can never hope to solve.  
 -  P. G. Wodehouse
  

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

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

  Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes - but no plans.  
 -  Peter F. Drucker
  

  There is no such thing as a hopeless situation. Every single circumstances of your life can change.  
 -  Rhonda Byrne
  

  I hope the fans will take up meditation instead of drugs.  
 -  Ringo Starr
  

  Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.  
 -  Rumi
  

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

  You've probably heard the oft-told story of the two shoe salesmen who were sent to Africa in the early 1900s to assess opportunities. They wired separate telegrams back to their boss. One read: 'Situation hopeless. They don't were shoes.' The other read: 'Glorious opportunity! They don't have any shoes yet.'  
 -  Shawn Achor
  

  Hope costs nothing.  
 -  Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette
  

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

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

  All the great things are simple and many can be expressed in a single word: Freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.  
 -  Sir Winston Churchill
  

  There is time and hope if we combine patience with courage.  
 -  Sir Winston Churchill
  

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

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

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

  Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.  
 -  Thich Nhat Hanh
  

  A strong mind always hopes, and has always causes to hope.  
 -  Thomas Carlyle
  

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

  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
  

  I can't make you love me, want me, or understand me...All I can do Is hope that someday you will.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Posting lyrics on your status hoping that one person will read them and take the hint...  
 -  Unknown
  

  You smile at me, and I smile back, just hoping that one day...that smile will mean more than friendship.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I have a habit of falling too hard and falling too fast, and getting my hopes up for somethng that won't last.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I will always have this impossible little hope that you'll suddenly wake up one day and realize we're meant to be together.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Start everyday with a new hope, leave bad memories behind and have faith for a better tomorrow.  
 -  Unknown
  

  We aren't in each other's lives anymore. And I don't know what hurts more. Having to accept it or still hoping you'll notice.  
 -  Unknown
  

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

  I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.  
 -  Walt Disney
  

  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
  

  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
  

  Our children are our only hope for the future, but we are their only hope for their present and their future.  
 -  Zig Ziglar