Quotes and Sayings about Hope



"I remember thinking, That's what I need - and that hope was in Jesus Christ."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Hope, Christ, Thinking)

"We need international support so that our people live a life of normality, of dignity, of liberty and freedom. I hope that our cry for freedom may be heard."
- Mahmoud Abbas
(Related: Life, People, Hope, Dignity, Freedom, Liberty, May, Normality, Support)

"We always have hoped that American diplomacy deploys itself in dialogue and persuasion rather than by ultimatums. That is the path we want in international relations."
- Mahmoud Abbas
(Related: American, Diplomacy, Persuasion, Want)

"When I talk to people in need, they tell me they want to hope; they are eager for opportunity; they are ready for better days. And I can tell you that every time their hopes are disappointed, all nations lose."
- Abdallah II
(Related: Time, People, Opportunity, Hope, Nations, Talk, Want)

"I hope to be involved in a successful movie script."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Related: Successful, Hope)

"I have been coaching recently. I coached high school basketball in Arizona, and I hope that more opportunities become available."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Related: Hope, Basketball, Coaching, School)

"When we went up against teams that were better, I just hoped that we could steal the victories."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
"I am much chastened and profoundly remorseful. I can only hope that the Almighty and those whom I have wronged will forgive me my trespasses."
- Jack Abramoff
(Related: Hope, Will)

"I hope America sees I am a goofy guy andI'm kind a crazy, I hope they see that I am a musician aswell, that I have music all around my body - I'm just exfoliating music, and I just hope America sees that."
- Casey Abrams
(Related: Music, Hope, America, Body)

"Some people think I'm a total moron and I would hope most people think I'm very good at what I do."
- Dan Abrams
(Related: People, Hope)

"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
(Related: Afterlife, Contradiction)

"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
(Related: People, Hope, Freedom, Now, Talk, Thinking, Will, Writing, Years)

"Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it."
- John Quincy Adams
(Related: Hope, Freedom, Will)

"Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation."
- Jane Addams
(Related: Patriotism, Hope, Affection, Interest, Nation)

"Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Happiness, Life, Love, Hope)

"If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Experience, Life, Brother, Genius, Friend, Hope, Perseverance, Caution, Succeed)

"If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think in vain, and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Life, Dream, Hope, Act, Shadow)

"I'm not the type of guy who enjoys one-night stands. It leaves me feeling very empty and cynical. It's not even fun sexually. I need to feel something for the woman and entertain the vain hope that it may lead to a relationship."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Hope, Feeling, Fun, May, Woman)

"I hope I presented what I felt the woman seemed to be about, but I couldn't give any reason as to why she remained in the relationship other than that their relationship was very special."
- Jenny Agutter
(Related: Hope, Reason, Woman)

"To make films is as boring as watching paint dry - you usually have to do little tiny bits here and there. You go off waiting for lighting, you come back - the energy dies. You hope you can find someone who can keep it going."
- Jenny Agutter
(Related: Hope, Energy, Waiting)

"I think I probably hoped for it a little bit, but I'm not an optimist. I'm a realist... or maybe even a pessimist."
- Clay Aiken
"I hope each week I grow and impress you guys and make you happy."
- Lauren Alaina
(Related: Hope)

"I hope I'm exactly what America is looking for, I don't know, I'm just going to be myself and hope that they love it. That's all I can do."
- Lauren Alaina
(Related: Love, Hope, America)

"I hope we can keep doing it this way - making music and art that are pure products of our influences while not really having to let the whole celebrity side of it get in the way. Then maybe more virtual bands will come out and do the same thing."
- Damon Albarn
(Related: Art, Music, Hope, Celebrity, Will)

"But if our hopes are betrayed, if we are forced to resist the invasion of our soil, and to defend our threatened homes, this duty, however hard it may be, will find us armed and resolved upon the greatest sacrifices."
- King Albert II
(Related: Duty, May, Will)

"To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age."
- Amos Bronson Alcott
(Related: Age, Heart, Old)

"To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent - that is to triumph over old age."
- Thomas Bailey Aldrich
(Related: Age, Heart, Old)

"I will continue to distribute blankets, sleeping bags, warm clothing and food on a regular basis, in the hope that my modest efforts will give some comfort to those people we are able help."
- Mohamed Al-Fayed
(Related: Food, People, Hope, Comfort, Help, Will)

"I know not if the dark or bright shall be by lot; if that wherein my hopes delight be best or not."
- Henry Alford
(Related: Delight)

"All people hope Islam helps everything in life. Islam will make jobs. Islam will make freedom. Islam will make everything."
- Ahmed Ali
(Related: Life, People, Hope, Islam, Freedom, Jobs, Will)

"All hope abandon, ye who enter here!"
- Dante Alighieri
(Related: Hope)

"When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you are slamming the door in the face of God."
- Charles L. Allen
(Related: God)

"Through their work with fetal tissue, researchers hope to find ways to harness embryonic stem cells which have the ability to become any type of human cell and could provide new treatments for many illnesses."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Work, Hope, Ability)

"Marriage is the death of hope."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Death, Marriage, Hope)

"One of the most difficult things everyone has to learn is that for your entire life you must keep fighting and adjusting if you hope to survive. No matter who you are or what your position is you must keep fighting for whatever it is you desire to achieve."
- George Allen, Sr.
(Related: Life, Hope, Desire, Fighting)

"If any foes of mine are there, I pardon every one: I hope that man and womankind will do the same by me."
- William Allingham
(Related: Hope, Man, Will)

"So many tangles in life are ultimately hopeless that we have no appropriate sword other than laughter."
- Gordon W. Allport
(Related: Life, Laughter)

"We are united in the hope that every individual will someday enjoy at least the intellectual privileges we have had, if not always the material advantages."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Hope, United, Will)

"The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Faith, Love, Knowledge, Hope, Future, Past)

"Listeners will wonder what an Englishman is doing on the German radio tonight. You can imagine that before taking this step I hoped that someone better qualified than me would come forward."
- John Amery
(Related: Will, Wonder)

"From faith, hope, and love, the virtues of religion referring to God, there arises a double act which bears on the spiritual communion exercised between God and us; the hearing of the word and prayer."
- William Ames
(Related: Religion, Faith, Love, God, Hope, Act, Hearing, Prayer, Spiritual, Word)

"Everyone who understands the nature of God rightly necessarily knows that God is to be believed and hoped in, that he is to be loved and called upon, and to be heard in all things."
- William Ames
(Related: Nature, God)

"Uncertainty is the refuge of hope."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Hope, Uncertainty)

"Every writer hopes or boldly assumes that his life is in some sense exemplary, that the particular will turn out to be universal."
- Martin Amis
(Related: Life, Sense, Will, Writer)

"We met with the poet Frank O'Hara, who was a link between Upper and Lower Bohemia, and who worked at the Museum of Modern Art, where we had hoped to do the readings."
- David Amram
(Related: Art)

"When today's generation reads Jack's books or they listen to the music created by some of us, I believe that they see there is a different way of approaching today's life and today's sometimes seeming hopelessness that can provide answers."
- David Amram
(Related: Life, Music, Answers, Books, Today)

"We simply write the kind of music we enjoy most and hope that our audience will enjoy it too."
- Benny Anderson
(Related: Music, Hope, Will)

"Instead of sailing off into the sunset, he hopes to sail into the next century."
- Dave Anderson
(Related: Sunset)

"I hope everyone that is reading this is having a really good day. And if you are not, just know that in every new minute that passes you have an opportunity to change that."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Change, Opportunity, Hope, Day, Reading)

"No I haven't and all I can say is that if it's cost $600,000, I hope we get $600,000 worth of value out of it."
- John Anderson
(Related: Hope, Value, Worth)

"Do you want Columbus to go across the ocean, or do you want to put a message in a bottle and hope that it lands somewhere? I'd rather have actual people be there. Whether they look like Americans or like the inhabitants of some other country, depends on who has the most drive."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: People, Hope, Americans, Columbus, Country, Ocean, Want)

"It is rarely that you see an American writer who is not hopelessly sane."
- Margaret Anderson
(Related: American, Writer)

"We're loosely calling it The River Project, but hopefully the pieces that we put together will be educational pieces that will throw some light on the situation as to what kind of jeopardy may be surrounding our great rivers."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Jeopardy, Light, May, Project, Rivers, Will)

"I hope that America as a whole, and especially its architects, will become more seriously involved in producing a new architectural culture that would bring the nation to the apex - where it has stood before - and lead the world."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Hope, America, Culture, Nation, Will, World)

"I hope America can also be the cultural leader of the world, and use this frontier spirit to lead and show others that we need courage to go places where we have not gone before."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Leader, Courage, Hope, America, Spirit, World)

"Between the fear that something would happen and the hope that still it wouldn't, there is much more space than one thinks. On that narrow, hard, bare and dark space a lot of us spend their lives."
- Ivo Andric
(Related: Fear, Hope, Space)

"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Love, Work, Courage, Hope)

"Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at it destination full of hope."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Love, Hope)

"You know, this is a war of ideology, a war of thoughts and of faith. And we need people to really stand for faith and trust, not hope and change."
- Sharron Angle
(Related: Change, Faith, War, Trust, People, Hope, Thoughts, Ideology)

"Open markets offer the only realistic hope of pulling billions of people in developing countries out of abject poverty, while sustaining prosperity in the industrialized world."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: People, Hope, Countries, Open, Poverty, Prosperity, World)

"We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Hope)

"Tragedy is restful: and the reason is that hope, that foul, deceitful thing, has no part in it."
- Jean Anouilh
(Related: Hope, Reason, Tragedy)

"I hope to read a Harry Potter novel soon, to see what it's all about. I admit to being annoyed that many good light fantasy writers have had trouble getting published, in England and elsewhere, when it is obvious the readers were waiting for us all along."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: Hope, Being, EnglFantasy, Light, Obvious, Trouble, Waiting, Writers)

"It's my first presenting role so I'll be nervous, but it's going to be great fun. I can't wait to sample the food and meet the celebrities. Hopefully I can inject some of my own glamour."
- Nicole Appleton
(Related: Food, First, Fun, Glamour)

"Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Faith, Hope)

"Faith is not simply a patience that passively suffers until the storm is past. Rather, it is a spirit that bears things - with resignations, yes, but above all, with blazing, serene hope."
- Corazon Aquino
(Related: Faith, Hope, Past, Patience, Spirit)

"Reconciliation should be accompanied by justice, otherwise it will not last. While we all hope for peace it shouldn't be peace at any cost but peace based on principle, on justice."
- Corazon Aquino
(Related: Peace, Hope, Justice, Will)

"No one bothered reading the books and understanding - and again, I'm not being high-falutin' about it - but I think our books are great literature with great metaphors of real life dealing with fears and hopes."
- Avi Arad
(Related: Life, Being, Books, Literature, Metaphors, Reading, Understanding)

"Well I certainly have learned and I hope I'm moving on and certainly two years of prison was a terrible punishment."
- Jeffrey Archer
(Related: Hope, Prison, Punishment, Years)

"The Opera was a very cold film, a hopeless and dark film, no hope, no love."
- Dario Argento
(Related: Love, Hope, Film, Opera)

"Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope."
- Aristotle
(Related: Hope, Quick, Youth)

"Hope is a waking dream."
- Aristotle
(Related: Dream, Hope, Waking)

"Hope is the dream of a waking man."
- Aristotle
(Related: Dream, Hope, Man, Waking)

"If children have the ability to ignore all odds and percentages, then maybe we can all learn from them. When you think about it, what other choice is there but to hope? We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up, or Fight Like Hell."
- Lance Armstrong
(Related: Hope, Ability, Children, Choice, Fight, Hell, Options)

"Women hope men will change after marriage but they don't; men hope women won't change but they do."
- Bettina Arndt
(Related: Change, Marriage, Men, Women, Hope, Will)

"This pilot, by far, was the best I ever read - and I hope that insults every other pilot I worked on."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Hope, Insults)

"My object will be, if possible, to form Christian men, for Christian boys I can scarcely hope to make."
- Thomas Arnold
(Related: Men, Hope, Christian, Boys, Will)

"I hope that Requiem is better than Pi. I hope that Pi is better than my student films, and I'm hoping that I'm getting better as I get older."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Hope)

"That doesn't mean you have to have the lowest costs in the industry to succeed. But you need to make sure the activities and product attributes that increase your costs above the other guy bring in at least that much more in revenue, and hopefully more."
- Gerard Arpey
(Related: Succeed)

"For he who has health has hope; and he who has hope, has everything."
- Owen Arthur
(Related: Health, Hope)

"I have tried to keep on with my striving because this is the only hope I have of ever achieving anything worthwhile and lasting."
- Arthur Ashe
(Related: Hope)

"I see myself more as an ambassador of the game. And I hope to bring chess to a higher level in the United States. Making bigger tournaments, more interesting events. Making it a respectable profession for young people to be able to pursue in the future."
- Maurice Ashley
(Related: People, Hope, Chess, Events, Future, Profession, states, United)

"Ultimately, I think it's just going to get you that exposure, get you in that door, get you that recognition that will hopefully get you opportunities."
- Shawn Ashmore
(Related: Will)

"It's like taking over This Is Your Life from Eamonn Andrews - you just open your mouth and hope you sound like yourself. That's all you can possibly do."
- Michael Aspel
(Related: Life, Hope, Open, Sound)

"Well, there's a question as to what sort of information is important in the world, what sort of information can achieve reform. And there's a lot of information. So information that organizations are spending economic effort into concealing, that's a really good signal that when the information gets out, there's a hope of it doing some good."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Hope, Effort, Information, Question, Reform, World)

"My work is to reach people with ideas, hopes, dreams, encouragement, insight, and revelation. That's what an actor wants to do."
- John Astin
(Related: Work, Dreams, People, Ideas, Actor, Encouragement)

"When I am working it is up early and coffee and 15 hours of being on the set. When I am not working, it is up late and coffee, golf or softball and hopefully a ball game on the television."
- Mackenzie Astin
(Related: Being, Coffee, Golf, Television)

"We knew what we were up against, but we were going to go down fighting. Hopefully people back home remember that we got this far. We've got nothing to be ashamed about."
- John Atkinson
(Related: Home, People, Fighting, Nothing)

"All we can hope for is that the thing is going to slowly and imperceptibly shift. All I can say is that 50 years ago there were no such thing as environmental policies."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Environmental, Hope, Years)

"I hope that people will finally come to realize that there is only one 'race' - the human race - and that we are all members of it."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: People, Hope, Race, Will)

"They've got to deliver twenty-six episodes a season and they're not going to beat their heads up against a wall if they feel something didn't, like, pan out the way they had hoped."
- Rene Auberjonois
"Would it be possible that I should not in any degree succeed? I can scarcely think so. Ah delusive hope, how much further wilt thou lead me?"
- John James Audubon
(Related: Hope, Succeed)

"But hopes are Shy Birds flying at a great distance seldom reached by the best of Guns."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Birds, Flying)

"Metaphysical thinking will always no doubt be a strong element in her mentality, and it is to be hoped that she will never lose her great, her sovereign powers in that direction."
- Sri Aurobindo
(Related: Direction, Doubt, Thinking, Will)

"Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Hope, Cure, Selfishness)

"There's hope for everyone. That's what makes the world go round."
- Paul Auster
(Related: Hope, World)

"In mathematics we have long since drawn the rein, and given over a hopeless race."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Mathematics, Race)

"I am inclined to attach some importance to the new system of manufacturing; and venture to throw it out with the hope of its receiving a full discussion among those who are most interestedin the subject."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Hope, Importance, Manufacturing)

"A musician cannot move others unless he too is moved. He must of necessity feel all of the affects that he hopes to arouse in his audience, for the revealing of his own humour will stimulate a like humour in the listener."
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
(Related: Necessity, Will)

"If Bush said just once: 'Boy. I hope you accept my apology as a country,' or showed some humanity."
- Burt Bacharach
(Related: Hope, Apology, Country, Humanity)

"For generations, America has served as a beacon of hope and freedom for those outside her borders, and as a land of limitless opportunity for those risking everything to seek a better life. Their talents and contributions have continued to enrich our country."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Hope, America, Country, Freedom, Generations, Land)

"Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Adversity, Prosperity)

"Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Hope)

"Hopefully my music is medicine, some type of antidote for something or some kind of explanation or just to feel good."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Music, Medicine)

"We accept it because we have seen the vision. We know that we cannot reap the harvest, but we hope that we may so well prepare the land and so diligently sow the seed that our successors may gather the ripened grain."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Hope, Vision, Harvest, Land, May)

"I think and hope and believe that the Japanese government and the people of Japan will be happy and content with the progress of justice in this case and that it will not become a great issue in the future."
- Howard Baker
(Related: Government, People, Progress, Hope, Content, Future, Justice, Will)

"It is my hope that during my brief passage through this universe, that I may share with you the joy of hearing the music of the stars... knowing that the composer was from a distant place and the songs were written eons ago, which now fall gently on this place for all to hear."
- Richard H. Baker
(Related: Music, Hope, Hearing, Joy, May, Now, Songs, Stars, Universe)

"I am very much against weapons in space. And I wish we could be spearheading that program to come to some kind of international agreement so that doesn't happen. That is my only - fear - in further space exploration like always, we hope it doesn't get abused."
- Scott Bakula
(Related: Fear, Hope, Agreement, Exploration, Space, Weapons)

"To my utter despair I have discovered, and discover every day anew, that there is in the masses no revolutionary idea or hope or passion."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Idea, Hope, Day, Despair, Passion)

"These wars appear also to have given its death blow to colonialism and to imperialism in its colonial form, under which weaker peoples were treated as possessions to be economically exploited. At least we hope that such colonialism is on the way out."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Death, Hope, Possessions)

"I just consider myself a piece of the puzzle and I'm lucky enough to be asked or invited to the party, if you will. I hope I can bring some laughs and grimaces to the fans."
- Adam Baldwin
(Related: Hope, Fans, Party, Will)

"Pessimists are the people who have no hope for themselves or for others. Pessimists are also people who think the human race is beneath their notice, that they're better than other human beings."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: People, Hope, Race)

"Our constitutional liberties shall not be sacrificed in our search for greater security, for that is what our enemies and all enemies of freedom and democracy hope to achieve."
- Tammy Baldwin
(Related: Hope, Democracy, Enemies, Freedom, Security)

"My hope is that people will be repulsed by the character's complete lack of ethics and obsession with consumerism - that's what I was saying about the difference between the character's message and the film's message."
- Christian Bale
(Related: People, Character, Hope, Difference, Ethics, Film, Obsession, Saying, Will)

"People always ask me if I'm going to stop modeling because I have started an acting career. I hope to continue to model for years to come."
- Tyra Banks
(Related: People, Hope, Acting, Career, Years)

"Evil communication corrupts good manners. I hope to live to hear that good communication corrects bad manners."
- Benjamin Banneker
(Related: Hope, Communication, Evil, Manners)

"In addressing you I feel that I am not so much speaking to the representatives of diverse States of Europe and America as to the exponents of principles and hopes that are common to us all, and without which our life on earth would be a life without horizon or prospect."
- Henry Campbell Bannerman
(Related: Life, America, Earth, Europe, Principles, states)

"When I see myself on film it makes me smile, I mean making a good living doing what I enjoy is soo much fun. I just hope that everyone has the chance to enjoy life like I do."
- Adrienne Barbeau
(Related: Life, Hope, Chance, Film, Fun, Living, Smile)

"I hope we don't get to the point where we have to have the cat stop chasing the mouse to teach him glassblowing and basket weaving."
- Joseph Barbera
(Related: Hope, Mouse)

"One problem was that my direct testimony was in writing, so a lot of people didn't get to see it. I hope they see it, because I think it built a very strong case."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: People, Hope, Writing)

"But groundless hope, like unconditional love, is the only kind worth having."
- John Perry Barlow
(Related: Love, Hope, Worth)

"We changed the names of our technical schools to colleges, we expanded the eligibility for HOPE scholarships for technical training, and we added some formula funding."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Hope, Formula, Names, Schools, Training)

"The inevitable has always found me ready and hopeful."
- Amelia Barr
"My hope is that gays will be running the world, because then there would be no war. Just a greater emphasis on military apparel."
- Roseanne Barr
(Related: War, Hope, Apparel, Military, Running, Will, World)

"Even private persons in due season, with discretion and temper, may reprove others, whom they observe to commit sin, or follow bad courses, out of charitable design, and with hope to reclaim them."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Design, Hope, Discretion, May, Sin, Temper)

"Before you give up hope, turn back and read the attacks that were made on Lincoln."
- Bruce Barton
(Related: Hope)

"Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change - this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress."
- Bruce Barton
(Related: Change, Fear, Progress, Action, Hope, Vision, Error, Living)

"The experiment of the poem is mostly intuitive. I write the first draft, pulling in the various elements that interest me, in the hope that their being combined will lead to some kind of insight."
- John Barton
(Related: Hope, Being, Draft, First, Interest, Will)

"We are people with all the hopes, dreams, passions, and faults of everyone else. Eighty percent of us are born into families with no history of dwarfism."
- Billy Barty
(Related: History, Dreams, People, Faults)

"Music is intended and designed for sentient beings that have hopes and purposes and emotions."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Music, Emotions)

"I look for a role that hopefully I feel empathy with and that I can understand and love, but also that has that challenge for me to play - a different kind of role, a different type of character, a different time period."
- Kathy Bates
(Related: Time, Love, Character, Challenge, Empathy, Play)

"The year goes wrong, and tares grow strong, Hope starves without a crumb; But God's time is our harvest time, And that is sure to come."
- Lewis J. Bates
(Related: Time, God, Hope, Harvest, Wrong)

"Next? Growing up to be Clint Eastwood, I hope."
- Steven Bauer
(Related: Hope, Growing up)

"I'm going to try to enjoy the All-Star break, hope my players reflect on what happened the first half of the season, come back with a different attitude, try to find our solution on how to win it."
- Don Baylor
(Related: Attitude, Hope, First, Solution)

"There's a wealth of literature out there which, hopefully, will be, you know, exploded in the future, and I personally find it very rewarding to be involved with classic storytelling, and sort of legendary characters."
- Sean Bean
(Related: Wealth, Future, Literature, Will)

"I feel that these stories are being written to articulate certain confusions and disappointments, and I do mean to shake up the reader, and I do hope they're on target."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Hope, Being, Disappointments)

"As freedom-loving people across the globe hope for an end to tyranny, we will never forget the enormous suffering of the Holocaust."
- Bob Beauprez
(Related: People, Hope, End, Forget, Freedom, Suffering, Tyranny, Will)

"As a regent, I hope to bring that important perspective of a typical family visitor in combination with my background as a Member of Congress and a proponent of the Smithsonian's efforts to reach all Americans."
- Xavier Becerra
(Related: Family, Hope, Americans, Congress, Perspective)

"I hope that I can get people to read it without having to change it. Especially now that the strip has more different kinds of characters. It's really not all lesbians any more."
- Alison Bechdel
(Related: Change, People, Hope, Now)

"Hopeful thinking can get you out of your fear zone and into your appreciation zone."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Fear, Appreciation, Thinking, Zone)

"Certainly I get a lot personally out of it as well, there's the recognition and things like that but mostly I try to take that as an opportunity to explain why I hope we could see more projects like Apache out there and why it's a good thing for society."
- Brian Behlendorf
(Related: Society, Opportunity, Hope, Projects)

"There are a lot more shots coming at the net and guys are just shooting it at the net because they have more time and pucks are going in off legs and feet and shoulders and heads, so you might have to play out a little further on the shot and hope it hits you."
- Ed Belfour
(Related: Time, Hope, Feet, Play)

"Instant telecommunication allows better and updated information, lessons learnt and problems encountered to be exchanged and debated, it alerts us more quickly to problems and brings to many households around the world visions and information which hopefully spur us to action."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Action, Information, Problems, Visions, World)

"I came into a strong organization, and I hope I strengthened it more and expanded its capacity to deal with some of the challenges that might not have seemed as great 10 years ago, such as H.I.V., AIDS and children affected by war."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: War, Hope, Children, Years)

"When I am dead, I hope it may be said: His sins were scarlet, but his books were read."
- Hilaire Belloc
(Related: Hope, Books, May)

"I guess I'm a hopeful optimist, because to be a pessimist is to be suicidal."
- Peter Benchley
"I too hope in this short reign to be a man of peace."
- Pope Benedict XVI
(Related: Peace, Hope, Man)

"I remember hearing someone say that good acting is more about taking off a mask than putting one on, and in movie acting, certainly that's true. With the camera so close, you can see right down into your soul, hopefully. So being able to do that in a way is terrifying, and in another way, truly liberating. And I like that about it."
- Annette Bening
(Related: Soul, Acting, Being, Hearing, Right)

"The only way of knowing a person is to love them without hope."
- Walter Benjamin
(Related: Love, Hope)

"It is only for the sake of those without hope that hope is given to us."
- Walter Benjamin
(Related: Hope)

"Journalists say a thing that they know isn't true, in the hope that if they keep on saying it long enough it will be true."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Hope, Saying, Will)

"I want to make films that make a difference. I want to be out and hope that that will make things better for gay people and for myself. I hope one day I can start to make the kind of projects or be involved with kind of projects that can really make a difference."
- Jill Bennett
(Related: People, Hope, Day, Difference, Gay, Projects, Want, Will)

"If one truly has lost hope, one would not be on hand to say so."
- Eric Bentley
(Related: Hope)

"Boast is always a cry of despair, except in the young it is a cry of hope."
- Bernard Berenson
(Related: Hope, Despair)

"I hope I never get so old I get religious."
- Ingmar Bergman
(Related: Hope, Old, Religious)

"We all say no to war, we are all for justice and peace. But sometimes in order to maintain peace, armed action is necessary. But we hope it won't be the case."
- Silvio Berlusconi
(Related: Peace, War, Action, Hope, Justice, Order)

"Hope is a risk that must be run."
- Georges Bernanos
(Related: Hope, Risk)

"A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread."
- Georges Bernanos
(Related: Hope, Illusion, Man, Needs, Nothing, Poor)

"I'm very much an optimist. I don't think I could do my work if I didn't believe there was some kind of hope for humanity."
- Sandra Bernhard
(Related: Work, Hope, Humanity)

"I hope they don't reveal everything they know about me."
- Raymond Berry
(Related: Hope)

"To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival."
- Wendell Berry
(Related: Hope, Survival, Earth)

"The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope."
- Wendell Berry
(Related: Hope, Care, Earth, Responsibility)

"I remember being young in the 1960s... we had a great sense of the future, a great big hope. This is what is missing in the youth today. This being able to dream and to change the world."
- Bernardo Bertolucci
(Related: Change, Dream, Hope, Being, Future, Sense, Today, World, Youth)

"My message to the kids and our fans is hockey's a great game. There's a lot of hockey being played at all levels. Get involved, do it. We will be back and we will be back better than ever and hopefully as soon as possible. Don't give up on the game. It's too good."
- Gary Bettman
(Related: Being, Fans, Kids, Will)

"It's true that General Musharraf opposes my return, seeing me as a symbol of democracy in the country. He is comfortable with dictatorship. I hope better sense prevails."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Hope, Country, Democracy, Dictatorship, Sense, Symbol)

"That's the way both they and I travel sometimes. Pick road at random, and when it's time to pull over, you pull over and hope you can find a place to crash."
- Jello Biafra
(Related: Time, Travel, Hope, Road)

"We often call a certainty a hope, to bring it luck."
- Elizabeth Bibesco
(Related: Hope, Certainty, Luck)

"The Middle East is hopeful. There's hope there."
- Joe Biden
(Related: Hope)

"I'm not going to give up doing interesting things. I'm going to do it as long as I possibly can and hopefully have longevity in this business."
- Jessica Biel
(Related: Business, Longevity)

"Litigant. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Hope, Skin)

"Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Nature, Religion, Daughter, Fear, Hope, Ignorance)

"Present, n. That part of eternity dividing the domain of disappointment from the realm of hope."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Hope, Disappointment, Eternity, Present)

"On the other hand, I believe there's hope, because the breakdown and the repair are happening simultaneously."
- Kathryn Bigelow
(Related: Hope)

"I have always striven to raise the voice of hope for a world where hate gives way to respect and oppression to liberation."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Hope, Hate, Oppression, Respect, Voice, World)

"I tried for a while to be an agricultural worker and was hopelessly bored. To me it was meaningless. I would stand around in heaps of manure and sings about the beauty of the work I wasn't doing."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Beauty, Work)

"About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Hope, Judgment, Originality, Writer)

"We make films that we ourselves would want to see and then hope that other people would want to see it. If you try to analyze audiences or think there's some sophisticated recipe for success, then I think you are doomed. You're making it too complicated."
- Brad Bird
(Related: Success, People, Hope, Audiences, Want)

"The crew are the faces you see every morning and last at night before you go home. I spend more time with those people than I do with my friends and family, so they're forever a part of you and who you become as an actor so I hope I see them again."
- Claudia Black
(Related: Time, Family, Home, People, Hope, Actor, Faces, Friends, Night)

"I do not at all have the mind of a bully... in my mind bullies are intolerant of contrary opinion, domineering and rather cowardly. I would hope that none of those terms could be fairly used in describing me."
- Conrad Black
(Related: Hope, Mind, Opinion)

"In revealing the workings of government that led to the Vietnam War, the newspapers nobly did precisely that which the Founders hoped and trusted they would do."
- Hugo Black
(Related: Government, War, Newspapers, Vietnam)

"I haven't seen or spoken to Ray Collins in at least 10 years so I don't even know if he's alive. I hope so."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Hope, Years)

"I just believe that the feeling of wonder is amazing. I am pushing myself as far as I can humanly push myself... I can only hope for the best and expect the worse."
- David Blaine
(Related: Hope, Feeling, Wonder)

"I may err in judgment, but I hope not in intention."
- Edward Blake
(Related: Hope, Intention, Judgment, May)

"What I am most proud of is the legacy of hope that FIFA and football leaves around the world. It makes all of the efforts and energy I pour into this job worth it."
- Sepp Blatter
(Related: Hope, Energy, Football, Job, World, Worth)

"In our passage from the Cape of Good Hope the winds were mostly from the westward with very boisterous weather: but one great advantage that this season of the year has over the summer months is in being free from fogs."
- William Bligh
(Related: Hope, Being, Months, Summer)

"Now the idea about taking people abroad is that if they come over to Cyprus, which we have in mind, and bring their families and would have the possibility to defect after they would be ready to speak their mind, well I hope so."
- Hans Blix
(Related: People, Idea, Hope, Possibility, Mind, Now)

"I am sure my fellow-scientists will agree with me if I say that whatever we were able to achieve in our later years had its origin in the experiences of our youth and in the hopes and wishes which were formed before and during our time as students."
- Felix Bloch
(Related: Time, Students, Will, Wishes, Years, Youth)

"I am a hopeless romantic and I love to spoil my girlfriends."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Love, Girlfriends, Romantic)

"Only with the tools of production in their own hands could the workers ever hope to control their own lives and receive the fruits of their labor."
- Ella R. Bloor
(Related: Control, Hope, Labor, Production, Tools, Workers)

"All the asylum clothing is made by the patients, but sewing does not employ one's mind. After several months' confinement the thoughts of the busy world grow faint, and all the poor prisoners can do is to sit and ponder over their hopeless fate."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Thoughts, Fate, Mind, Months, Poor, World)

"I hope I may have succeeded in presenting to you, however imperfectly, the currents of thought due to the work of the immortal Darwin which have helped to make anthropology what it is at the present time."
- Franz Boas
(Related: Time, Work, Thought, Hope, Anthropology, May, Present)

"When you sing and people want that you sing, then you can hope to be great."
- Andrea Bocelli
(Related: People, Hope, Want)

"I think I don't want to use drugs or medicine, so nothing. The only way is to go on stage and to hope."
- Andrea Bocelli
(Related: Hope, Drugs, Medicine, Nothing, Want)

"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
(Related: Love, Hope, Needs)

"I hope there are some who will brave ridicule for the sake of common justice to half the people in the world."
- Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon
(Related: People, Hope, Justice, Ridicule, Will, World)

"We hope President Obama will now respect the will of the people, change course, and commit to making the changes they are demanding. To the extent he is willing to do this, we are ready to work with him."
- John Boehner
(Related: Change, Work, People, Hope, Now, President, Respect, Will)

"House and Senate Republicans are now united in adopting earmark bans. We hope President Obama will follow through on his support for an earmark ban by pressing Democratic leaders to join House and Senate Republicans in taking this critical step to restore public trust."
- John Boehner
(Related: Trust, Hope, Leaders, Now, President, Public, Public trust, Republicans, Senate, Support, United, Will)

"During the 1990s, world leaders looked at the mounting threat of terrorism, looked up, looked away, and hoped the problem would go away."
- John Boehner
(Related: Leaders, Terrorism, World)

"How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress."
- Niels Bohr
(Related: Progress, Hope, Now, Paradox)

"When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: God, Life, Talent, Hope, End)

"Courage is like love; it must have hope for nourishment."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Love, Courage, Hope)

"A leader is a dealer in hope."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Leader, Hope)

"Our team has a lot of talent. I hope that soon we will break out with four or five goals and avoid overtime."
- Peter Bondra
(Related: Talent, Goals, Hope, Will)

"The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy."
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
(Related: Inspiration, Hope, Optimism, Enemy, Future, Man, Present, Vitality)

"There is one final point I would like to make this week. As I said on the floor of the House during deliberation of this latest supplemental, hope is something Americans should never lose. Let each of us, both by our words and actions, continue to provide that hope."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Hope, Actions, Americans, Words)

"Creativity is a great motivator because it makes people interested in what they are doing. Creativity gives hope that there can be a worthwhile idea. Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone. Creativity makes life more fun and more interesting."
- Edward de Bono
(Related: Life, People, Idea, Achievement, Creativity, Hope, Possibility, Fun)

"I hope a great young Reagan will emerge."
- Pat Boone
(Related: Hope, Will)

"My recovery, though slower than hoped for, is nevertheless assured."
- Frederick W. Borden
"I hope that the institution will succeed in maximizing students' potential in the same way. I will give all of my stock to this institution. It will own the Bose Corporation and be funded by the Bose Corporation."
- Amar Bose
(Related: Hope, Potential, Students, Succeed, Will)

"I want to help people with depression understand that there is hope, so that they can get the help they need to live rich, fulfilling lives."
- Tom Bosley
(Related: People, Hope, Depression, Help, Want)

"What we can do now is contribute to a clearer understanding of what happened that day on Everest in the hope that the lessons to be learned will reduce the risk for others who, like us, take on the challenge of the mountains."
- Anatoli Boukreev
(Related: Hope, Challenge, Day, Mountains, Now, Risk, Understanding, Will)

"When it comes down to it, it's giving people a good night out in a basic way and I think my company guarantees that. There's always something new and something to excite us and surprise us, and that's why people come back, I hope."
- Matthew Bourne
(Related: People, Hope, Company, Giving, Night)

"Pity the selfishness of lovers: it is brief, a forlorn hope; it is impossible."
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Related: Hope, Pity, Selfishness)

"I would not run for president. I really like what I'm doing now. People say I'm giving them energy and hope."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: People, Hope, Energy, Giving, Now, President)

"Our democracy is the centerpiece of who we are as a nation. And it is the fondest hope of all Americans that we can help bring democracy to every corner of the world."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Hope, Americans, Democracy, Help, Nation, World)

"As someone who has seen war first hand, and as a father of three young adults, it was my hope that we could have resolved this conflict and disarmed Saddam Hussein without war. However, this was not the case."
- Allen Boyd
(Related: War, Father, Hope, Conflict, First)

"We save paradise by an intense education program where you get people that you can trust to talk sanely about the environment and hope that the message will get through."
- Arthur Boyd
(Related: Education, Trust, People, Hope, Environment, Paradise, Talk, Will)

"It's a good place when all you have is hope and not expectations."
- Danny Boyle
(Related: Hope, Expectations)

"He who receives a great many letters demanding answer, sees himself as if engaged in a hopeless struggle of one man against the rest of the world."
- Anna C. Brackett
(Related: Letters, Man, Rest, Struggle, World)

"The abuse dies in a day, but the denial slays the life of the people, and entombs the hope of the race."
- Charles Bradlaugh
(Related: Life, People, Hope, Abuse, Day, Denial, Race)

"Be prepared, work hard, and hope for a little luck. Recognize that the harder you work and the better prepared you are, the more luck you might have."
- Ed Bradley
(Related: Work, Hope, Luck)

"It has never been, and never will be easy work! But the road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination."
- Marion Zimmer Bradley
(Related: Hope, Despair, Road, Will)

"Some situations are so hopeless when you look at them from the outside you say, Why are they still married?"
- Eric Braeden
"If you hope for happiness in the world, hope for it from God, and not from the world."
- David Brainerd
(Related: Happiness, God, Hope, World)

"I did not make this a long film for its own sake. I wanted to make an entertaining film and offer it out there for those who want to see it. If word of mouth suggests there is an audience out there, hopefully their cinema will show it."
- Kenneth Branagh
(Related: Cinema, Film, Want, Will, Word)

"I made a supreme effort not to do that thing that parents do, which is to bore people without children to death by going on and on about how funny their children are, so there's none of that hopefully."
- Jo Brand
(Related: Death, Funny, People, Children, Effort, Parents)

"What they did was to make a pilot and it may well go to series at the next festival but I don't have any news on that. It's already been on Paramount actually, but as it's on Paramount it'll probably be on several more times... hopefully."
- Jo Brand
(Related: May, News)

"So, my style has hopefully changed over the years and it is more relaxed, and I do tend to smile and have more than one expression these days hopefully - which I didn't at the beginning."
- Jo Brand
(Related: Beginning, Expression, Smile, Style, Years)

"However, I hope I am also judged on my accomplishments as an actor and not just on my pretty face!"
- Jonathan Brandis
(Related: Hope, Accomplishments, Actor, Pretty)

"Sometimes they are a matter of luck; the photographer could not expect or hope for them. Sometimes they are a matter of patience, waiting for an effect to be repeated that he has seen and lost or for one that he anticipates."
- Bill Brandt
(Related: Hope, Effect, Luck, Patience, Waiting)

"My mother was determined to make us independent. When I was four years old, she stopped the car a few miles from our house and made me find my own way home across the fields. I got hopelessly lost."
- Richard Branson
(Related: Car, Home, Mother, Old, Years)

"Before the war there were many who were more or less ignorant of the international labor movement but who nevertheless turned to it for salvation when the threat of war arose. They hoped that the workers would never permit a war."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: War, Labor, Salvation, Workers)

"As a result of the World War and of a peace whose imperfections and risks are no longer denied by anyone, are we not even further away from the great aspirations and hopes for peace and fraternity than we were one or two decades ago?"
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Peace, War, Aspirations, Result, World, World war)

"I think it does suggest that the American people really do want to listen to somebody who actually has some solutions, some answers, and gives them some hope."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: People, Hope, American, Answers, Want)

"Expect to have hope rekindled. Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways. The dry seasons in life do not last. The spring rains will come again."
- Sarah Ban Breathnach
(Related: Life, Hope, Seasons, Spring, Will)

"Faith is the very first thing you should pack in a hope chest."
- Sarah Ban Breathnach
(Related: Faith, Hope, First)

"Well, Judy, I would hope in the new year, we could start thinking about politics not like it was the Super Bowl, where you always have to have one team that wins and the other team has to be a loser."
- John Breaux
(Related: Politics, Hope, New year, Thinking)

"I leave Iraq gladdened by what has been accomplished and confident your future is full of hope."
- Paul Bremer
(Related: Hope, Future, Iraq)

"I hope they're going to learn, and as a result of our response, that it isn't going to work. They're not going to change our life, they're not going to have us throw out our Constitution, and they're not going to chase us out of the Middle East."
- Paul Bremer
(Related: Change, Life, Work, Hope, Constitution, Result)

"In 1995, I founded The Molecular Sciences Institute with a gift from the Philip Morris Company where I hoped that we could create an environment where young people could pursue science in an atmosphere of harmonious purpose and high intellectual challenge."
- Sydney Brenner
(Related: Science, People, Purpose, Challenge, Company, Environment)

"I hope I'm better today than I was yesterday. I don't believe in glory days or anything like that, so I think the best is tomorrow or later this afternoon!"
- Edie Brickell
(Related: Hope, Glory, Today, Tomorrow, Yesterday)

"There will always be a place for us somewhere, somehow, as long as we see to it that working people fight for everything they have, everything they hope to get, for dignity, equality, democracy, to oppose war and to bring to the world a better life."
- Harry Bridges
(Related: Life, War, Equality, People, Hope, Democracy, Dignity, Fight, Will, World)

"I live on hope and that I think do all Who come into this world."
- Robert Bridges
(Related: Hope, World)

"I hope this view of the question may be a mistaken one, because it does not seem to me very unlikely that the suffrage will be granted to women."
- John Bright
(Related: Women, Hope, May, Question, Will)

"Hopefully, generations after us will continue to protect, preserve, and look after this wonderful land."
- Wilford Brimley
(Related: Generations, Land, Will)

"I maintain that if there is such a thing as a true and honest environmentalist, it's people like Slim and hopefully me, who have been caretakers of the land all our lives, along with the generations before us."
- Wilford Brimley
(Related: People, Generations, Land)

"Revolutions are born of hope."
- Crane Brinton
(Related: Hope)

"People are hungry for messages of hope and life."
- Morgan Brittany
(Related: Life, People, Hope)

"Our analysis of truth and falsehood, or of the nature of judgment, is not very likely to be influenced by our hopes and fears."
- Charles D. Broad
(Related: Nature, Truth, Falsehood, Judgment)

"What's important is promising something to the people, not actually keeping those promises. The people have always lived on hope alone."
- Hermann Broch
(Related: People, Hope, Promises)

"The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed."
- Charlotte Bronte
(Related: Dreams, Heart, Thoughts, Silence)

"There are moments when you feel free, moments when you have energy, moments when you have hope, but you can't rely on any of these things to see you through. Circumstances do that."
- Anita Brookner
(Related: Hope, Circumstances, Energy, Moments)

"Whatever I do, I hope it's quality, I hope it's something that's class."
- Garth Brooks
(Related: Quality, Hope, Class)

"I don't know of too many double Christmas albums, so it is something that's new, and hopefully will be fun, and there's plenty of stuff out there to cut."
- Garth Brooks
(Related: Christmas, Fun, Will)

"You kind of hope that the events themselves are interesting. I think that's what you have to hope for, that on a broad level it's an interesting story."
- Chester Brown
(Related: Hope, Events)

"I think the best thing about being James Brown is looking at my little son. Hopefully I can make my son a role model to a lot of people."
- James Brown
(Related: Son, People, Being)

"Hopefully, next year if we can get everything sorted out and together."
- Melanie Brown
"A cat can maintain a position of curled up somnolence on your knee until you are nearly upright. To the last minute she hopes your conscience will get the better of you and you will settle down again."
- Pam Brown
(Related: Conscience, Will)

"Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: Trust, Work, Creativity, Hope)

"As I pass it, I feel as if I saw a dear old mother, sweet in her weakness, trembling at the approach of her dissolution, but not appealing to me against the inevitable, rather endeavouring to reassure me by her patience, and pointing to a hopeful future."
- Thomas Edward Brown
(Related: Mother, Future, Old, Patience, Weakness)

"Literature is my calling To hold up the mirror to my countrymen comes natural to me; and in the open field of invention I am not without hopes of giving them pleasure."
- Thomas Edward Brown
(Related: Giving, Invention, Literature, Open, Pleasure)

"Never deprive someone of hope; it might be all they have."
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Related: Hope)

"Fighting a war on terrorism is like fighting against crime. We can never hope to eradicate crime, so we shouldn't bother fighting it."
- Craig Bruce
(Related: War, Hope, Crime, Fighting, Terrorism)

"People tend to overstate my resilience, but, of course, I hope they're right."
- David Brudnoy
(Related: People, Hope, Right)

"I hope the two wings of the Democratic Party may flap together."
- William Jennings Bryan
(Related: Hope, May, Party)

"I hope to get out before they start football next year."
- Bear Bryant
(Related: Hope, Football)

"The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope."
- John Buchan
(Related: Hope, Charm, Fishing, Pursuit)

"To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Death, Hope)

"In a mood of faith and hope my work goes on. A ream of fresh paper lies on my desk waiting for the next book. I am a writer and I take up my pen to write."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Faith, Work, Hope, Lies, Pen, Waiting, Writer)

"Life without idealism is empty indeed. We just hope or starve to death."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Death, Life, Hope, Idealism)

"None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Power, Hope, Freedom)

"I had hoped that the current presidential campaign debates might educate the public as to what is really involved in the ongoing controversy over campaign financing."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Controversy, Public)

"The rich are always going to say that, you know, just give us more money and we'll go out and spend more and then it will all trickle down to the rest of you. But that has not worked the last 10 years, and I hope the American public is catching on."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Money, Hope, American, Public, Rest, Will, Years)

"Thus we hope to teach mythology not as a study, but as a relaxation from study; to give our work the charm of a story-book, yet by means of it to impart a knowledge of an important branch of education."
- Thomas Bulfinch
(Related: Education, Work, Knowledge, Hope, Charm, Mythology, Relaxation, Study)

"I have agreed to lend my voice to Nature's Guard, an animated series which hopefully will go into production in the near future. The characters are all animals. My voice will be for a character named Longtail."
- Jeremy Bulloch
(Related: Nature, Character, Animals, Future, Production, Voice, Will)

"I hope to continue working in film, television and theatre."
- Jeremy Bulloch
(Related: Hope, Film, Television, Theatre)

"The United Nations is our one great hope for a peaceful and free world."
- Ralph Bunche
(Related: Hope, Nations, United, World)

"The condition of the tribes which occupy the country set apart for them in the West is highly prosperous, and encourages the hope of their early civilization. They have for the most part abandoned the hunter state and turned their attention to agricultural pursuits."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Civilization, Hope, Attention, Country, State)

"People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to the law; and those who have most to hope and nothing to lose will always be dangerous."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Power, People, Hope, Enemies, Law, Laws, Nothing, Will)

"The work of an advertising agency is warmly and immediately human. It deals with human needs, wants, dreams and hopes. Its 'product' cannot be turned out on an assembly line."
- Leo Burnett
(Related: Dreams, Work, Advertising, Deals, Needs)

"To whom, then, must I dedicate my wonderful, surprising and interesting adventures? to whom dare I reveal my private opinion of my nearest relations? the secret thoughts of my dearest friends? my own hopes, fears, reflections and dislikes? Nobody!"
- Frances Burney
(Related: Thoughts, Friends, Opinion)

"Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die."
- Daniel Burnham
(Related: Work, Hope, Will)

"Depression can seem worse than terminal cancer, because most cancer patients feel loved and they have hope and self-esteem."
- David D. Burns
(Related: Hope, Cancer, Depression, Self)

"It's really hard to say how long the show will last and will continue. I hope it lasts for a very long time. As long as kids watch it, anyway. But beyond this, sure, I would love to be doing film. I'd love to be doing more theater and perhaps even writing."
- Steve Burns
(Related: Love, Time, Hope, Film, Kids, Theater, Will, Writing)

"Death, only, renders hope futile."
- Edgar Rice Burroghs
(Related: Death, Hope)

"Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape."
- William S. Burroughs
(Related: Change, Hope, Desperation)

"I was surrounded at the time by about a dozen of the enemy, whose clubs rattled upon me without mercy, and the strokes of my sabre were rendered uncertain by the energetic pushes of an attendant who thus hoped to save me."
- Richard Francis Burton
(Related: Time, Enemy, Mercy)

"I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too."
- Carter Burwell
(Related: Music)

"Hopefully each film can be given a musical voice of its own, which is not to say that the instrumentation is always unique, but that the relationship between the sound and the image is unique."
- Carter Burwell
(Related: Film, Sound, Voice)

"Even if I went off to some other career, I hope I would still be doing Coen films."
- Carter Burwell
(Related: Hope, Career)

"My greatest hope was to get discovered as a comedian and get on a sitcom."
- Steve Buscemi
(Related: Hope)

"I'm hopeful. I know there is a lot of ambition in Washington, obviously. But I hope the ambitious realize that they are more likely to succeed with success as opposed to failure."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Success, Failure, Hope, Ambition, Succeed, Washington)

"Hundreds of thousands of American servicemen and women are deployed across the world in the war on terror. By bringing hope to the oppressed, and delivering justice to the violent, they are making America more secure."
- George W. Bush
(Related: War, Women, Hope, America, American, Justice, Terror, World)

"You give them recommendations. You throw different angles at them where, hopefully, they can get something out of it."
- Mike Butcher
"In Hanover Park they highlighted the terrible plight of backyard dwellers and the fact that year after year nothing has been done to help you: the hope and despair you all live with every day."
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi
(Related: Hope, Day, Despair, Fact, Help, Nothing)

"I don't feel a lack of hope. It's just disappointment that after all these years we're still fighting meaningless wars for a handful of people."
- Geezer Butler
(Related: People, Hope, Disappointment, Fighting, Years)

"The chance to be both artistically appreciated and commercially appreciated... That's what you hope for."
- Gerard Butler
(Related: Hope, Chance)

"Religion kept some of my relatives alive, because it was all they had. If they hadn't had some hope of heaven, some companionship in Jesus, they probably would have committed suicide, their lives were so hellish."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Religion, Hope, Companionship, Heaven, Relatives, Suicide)

"I hope I don't just sit around moping for two years."
- Yancy Butler
(Related: Hope, Years)

"It is my sincere hope that hospitals across Indiana, and America, continue to strive for excellence when it comes to providing medical care. This proposed rule will be harmful to communities who wish to upgrade their medical facilities."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: Medical, Hope, America, Care, Excellence, Hospitals, Will)

"I have been in Congress for more than a half century. I have lived through times of fear and times of hope. Of despair and of achievement. I have seen our government at its best, but today I fear that we see our government at its worst."
- Robert Byrd
(Related: Government, Fear, Achievement, Hope, Congress, Despair, Today)

"It was the separation of powers upon which the framers placed their hopes for the preservation of the people's liberties. Despite this heritage, the congress has been in too many cases more than willing to walk away from its constitutional powers."
- Robert Byrd
(Related: People, Congress, Separation)

"I've always thought of myself as more of a character actress. I've tried to do different things, but I've always been under the radar and that's how I like it. I've been really blessed to work this long and I just hope I continue to get better and better and better and better."
- Rose Byrne
(Related: Work, Thought, Character, Hope)

"I hope that the German people will never again make the mistake of believing that because the American people are peace-loving, they will sit back hoping for peace if any nation uses force or the threat of force to acquire dominion over other peoples and other governments."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Peace, Mistake, People, Hope, American, Force, Nation, Will)

"This man is freed from servile bands, Of hope to rise, or fear to fall; Lord of himself, though not of lands, And leaving nothing, yet hath all."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Fear, Hope, Man, Nothing)

"I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Love)

"But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Truth, Hope, Existence, Nothing)

"It's time to get real, folks. Hope and change ain't working. Hope and change is not a solution. Hope and change is not a job."
- Herman Cain
(Related: Change, Time, Hope, Job, Solution)

"Have all the hopes of ages come to naught? Is life no more with noble meaning fraught?"
- Ada Cambridge
(Related: Life, Meaning)

"I hope and trust the infinite, the eternal, and merciful and loving God. I worship Him and feel no guilt in my heart before him for what I am going to do."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Trust, God, Heart, Hope, Guilt, Infinite, Worship)

"With the club now in administration and concern about where the money for land sale has gone, I know there are huge commercial difficulties to be resolved, but I hope that football will once again become the most important issue."
- Anne Campbell
(Related: Money, Hope, Concern, Difficulties, Football, Land, Now, Will)

"I hope lots of people will join the solidarity march on May 7th and I hope things will change."
- Anne Campbell
(Related: Change, People, Hope, March, May, Solidarity, Will)

"I had hoped that the board would accept Johnny Hon's offer of a loan to buy the stadium back for the club, as I think this would be best way of continuing the long tradition of Cambridge United in Cambridge - and it was a generous offer."
- Anne Campbell
(Related: Tradition, United)

"There are MAYBE 30 years worth of ideas out there... watch for the feature version of ER in about 25 years... Hollywood has become hopelessly chained to the bottom line."
- Bruce Campbell
(Related: Ideas, Hollywood, Worth, Years)

"Canadians want to see real hope restored, not false hopes raised."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Hope, Want)

"Man wants to live, but it is useless to hope that this desire will dictate all his actions."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Hope, Actions, Desire, Man, Will)

"He who despairs of the human condition is a coward, but he who has hope for it is a fool."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Hope, Fool)

"The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a mountain, whence the stone would fall back of its own weight. They had thought with some reason that there is no more dreadful punishment than futile and hopeless labor."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Thought, Gods, Labor, Punishment, Reason, Weight)

"I hope to actually get back to painting someday... soon. I sort of transitioned into cartooning from painting."
- Max Cannon
(Related: Hope, Painting)

"I talked about 12 to 18 months, and that's about reaffirming our foundation for sustained growth: getting the discipline back, getting the basics right, getting the customer focus back... so by the end of next year, I hope most of that's in place."
- Jim Cantalupo
(Related: Discipline, Hope, Customer, End, Focus, Months, Right)

"I am hopeful for the American people that we can actually improve the outlook for bringing down costs in health care."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: Health, People, American, Care)

"I hope to stay unemployed as a war photographer till the end of my life."
- Robert Capa
(Related: Life, War, Hope, End)

"It is our hope that the AP program can serve as an anchor for increasing rigor in our schools. Rigor can be maintained while increasing student participation."
- Gaston Caperton
(Related: Hope, Participation, Schools)

"When I die, I hope they don't cremate me 'cuz I'll burn forever."
- Harry Caray
(Related: Hope)

"The most important training, though, is to experience life as a writer, questioning everything, inventing multiple explanations for everything. If you do that, all the other things will come; if you don't, there's no hope for you."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: Experience, Life, Hope, Explanations, Questioning, Training, Will, Writer)

"I have lived in the only decades I could have lived in, and hope to live through at least a few more."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: Hope)

"I hope I am remembered by my children as a good father."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: Father, Hope, Children)

"And I hope America will realise, as the only superpower now, it really must use its power in a way that's going to build up the world, and to support the United Nations."
- George Carey
(Related: Power, Hope, America, Nations, Now, Support, United, Will, World)

"I hope to be around past the 90's. I don't want to just be categorized as one of this era. My goal is to have a career that stands."
- Mariah Carey
(Related: Goal, Hope, Career, Past, Want)

"There is a light at the end of the tunnel... hopefully its not a freight train!"
- Mariah Carey
(Related: End, Light)

"Youth is to all the glad season of life; but often only by what it hopes, not by what it attains, or what it escapes."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Life, Youth)

"He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Health, Hope)

"A strong mind always hopes, and has always cause to hope."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Hope, Cause, Mind)

"It is a vain hope to make people happy by politics."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Politics, People, Hope)

"Man is, properly speaking, based upon hope, he has no other possession but hope; this world of his is emphatically the place of hope."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Hope, Man, Possession, World)

"Cancer is a disease where the patient can contribute a great deal of help himself if he or she can retain their morale and their hopes."
- George Carman
(Related: Cancer, Disease, Help)

"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
(Related: People, Hope, Trying, World)

"I'm a mixed breed and hope to live longer because of it."
- Charisma Carpenter
(Related: Hope)

"Most people like to read about intrigue and spies. I hope to provide a metaphor for the average reader's daily life. Most of us live in a slightly conspiratorial relationship with our employer and perhaps with our marriage."
- John Le Carre
(Related: Marriage, Life, People, Hope, Metaphor)

"I act and perform in hopes of getting attention and admiration."
- Tia Carrere
(Related: Act, Admiration, Attention)

"One thing I hope I'll never be is drunk with my own power. And anybody who says I am will never work in this town again."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Work, Power, Hope, Will)

"I hope that there are no persons that would want to think ill of me in any direction or any behavior."
- Diahann Carroll
(Related: Hope, Behavior, Direction, Want)

"Music is something that always lifts my spirits and makes me happy, and when I make music I always hope it will have the same effect on whoever listens to it."
- Aaron Carter
(Related: Music, Hope, Effect, Spirits, Will)

"To pin your hopes upon the future is to consign those hopes to a hypothesis, which is to say, a nothingness. Here and now is what we must contend with."
- Angela Carter
(Related: Future, Nothingness, Now)

"My relationship with Music Row has always been, from my end, optimistic and hopeful that there is more than one way to approach the writing, recording, and marketing of an album."
- Deana Carter
(Related: Music, End, Marketing, Writing)

"Certainly if we hope do enhance and extend whatever natural assets we were given, we must expect to make an effort, if not actually great labor."
- Dixie Carter
(Related: Hope, Effort, Labor)

"There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings."
- Hodding Carter
(Related: Hope, Children)

"We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Dreams, People, Beliefs)

"Where there is no vision, there is no hope."
- George Washington Carver
(Related: Hope, Vision)

"I am convinced that this approach, a mainstream Democratic approach, commands the strong support of the American people, and presents a sharp and compassionate contrast to the Republican abortion position which offers no real hope or commitment to mother or child."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Mother, People, Hope, Abortion, American, Commitment, Contrast, Republican, Support)

"As a privileged survivor of the First World War, I hope I may be allowed to interject here a deeply felt tribute to those who were not fortunate enough to succeed, but who shared the signal honor of trying to the last to salvage peace."
- Rene Cassin
(Related: Peace, War, Hope, First, Honor, May, Succeed, Tribute, Trying, World, World war)

"I could not agree more. The students of Delaware State often looked to the school as their chance, their hand up, their hope. And they gave their all."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Hope, Chance, School, State, Students)

"My greatest honour was to be included in the Australian Olympic team in 1992, 1996 and hopefully 2000."
- Rhonda Cator
"We hoped against hope that what we had been doing was enough to prevent a riot. It was not enough."
- Jerome Cavanagh
(Related: Hope, Riot)

"For I, hearing my Lord's estate amongst many more estates was to be sold, and that the wives of the owners should have an allowance therefrom, it gave me hopes I should receive a benefit thereby."
- Margaret Cavendish
(Related: Hearing, Wives)

"God's way of answering the Christian's prayer for more patience, experience, hope and love often is to put him into the furnace of affliction."
- Richard Cecil
(Related: Love, Experience, God, Hope, Christian, Affliction, Patience, Prayer)

"We leave as we came and, god willing, as we shall return, with peace, and hope for all mankind."
- Eugene Cernan
(Related: God, Peace, Hope, Mankind)

"To withdraw is not to run away, and to stay is no wise action, when there's more reason to fear than to hope."
- Miguel De Cervantes
(Related: Fear, Action, Hope, Reason)

"No matter how dark the moment, love and hope are always possible."
- George Chakiris
(Related: Love, Hope)

"People have managed to avert their eyes and hope for the best."
- David Chalmers
(Related: People, Hope, Eyes)

"One must not hope to be more than one can be."
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Related: Hope)

"On recovering my senses, I hastened to quit a place where I hoped there was nothing further to detain me. I first filled my pockets with gold, then fastened the strings of the purse round my neck, and concealed it in my bosom."
- Adelbert von Chamisso
(Related: First, Gold, Nothing, Senses)

"The free world is really helping Lebanon restore its sovereignty. I imagine there is quite a bit of pressure on Syria to leave. I hope they leave in a peaceful way."
- Camille Chamoun
(Related: Hope, Pressure, World)

"I think hopefully we've got enough brain cells left to decide if our music is really worth something."
- Will Champion
(Related: Music, Worth)

"The great hope of society is in individual character."
- William Ellery Channing
(Related: Society, Character, Hope)

"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."
- Charlie Chaplin
(Related: Romance, Adventure, Gentleman, Lonely)

"I hope I will have achieved something lasting."
- Graham Chapman
(Related: Hope, Will)

"People's real hopes and dreams can be distorted and misdirected and packaged until you're not sure what you really want or what you even really need."
- Tracy Chapman
(Related: Dreams, People, Want)

"I'm a hopeful cynic."
- Tracy Chapman
(Related: Cynic)

"We never had a huge squad and we never had a great deal of choice. But in many ways that helps because you've got to make do with what you've got. You don't have too many problems about picking the team you just hope that everyone turns up on the day."
- Jack Charlton
(Related: Hope, Choice, Day, Problems)

"Others, amounting to four novels and a mess of short stories which I did not think worth preserving, I have done my best to eliminate from the record by refusing all requests for permission to reprint them, and I hope I have done a good job of making them hard to unearth."
- Leslie Charteris
(Related: Hope, Job, Worth)

"So I'm still doing my best to stay in shape and hope that opportunity will come back to me."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: Opportunity, Hope, Will)

"What turns me on is to walk into a sold-out venue. The audiences are so much the same as they were in the '60s. It's just an amazing thing. I can't explain it, but I hope it never stops."
- Chubby Checker
(Related: Hope, Audiences)

"You have Extreme and Van Halen and the history that I have with other people I played with. There are some effects that will hopefully break that stereotype."
- Gary Cherone
(Related: History, People, Extreme, Will)

"It is my hope and my belief that you will be able to report that I died with dignity, without animal fear and without bravado. I owe that much to myself."
- Caryl Chessman
(Related: Fear, Belief, Hope, Dignity, Will)

"Youth is the period in which a man can be hopeless. The end of every episode is the end of the world. But the power of hoping through everything, the knowledge that the soul survives its adventures, that great inspiration comes to the middle-aged."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Power, Soul, Knowledge, Inspiration, End, Man, World, Youth)

"To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Faith, Love, Hope)

"A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world."
- Maurice Chevalier
(Related: Age, Melancholy, Old, Reward, World, Youth)

"I've always wanted to play Don Quixote in some way. It's a great role. I think the idealism of the man shows that hope that we have in the human breast to achieve something."
- Dominic Chianese
(Related: Hope, Idealism, Man, Play)

"I hope that China will continue with space exploration. It would be logical to have international co-operation. I hope that it will come about and that I can be involved in it."
- Leroy Chiao
(Related: Hope, Exploration, Space, Will)

"To look is one thing, to see is another thing; to see is very difficult, normally; to look is to try to see. I have looked and I hope I have seen."
- Eduardo Chillida
(Related: Hope)

"The success of this album is very much in question. Who knows where it's going to go? My being a Spice Girl is no guarantee of anything, although I hope it'll benefit the sales."
- Melanie Chisholm
(Related: Success, Hope, Being, Question, Sales)

"Iraq can emerge as a beacon of hope and democracy in the Middle East, and the world, with our help."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Hope, Democracy, Help, Iraq, World)

"We tell them that we believe it will be beautiful because that is our specialty, we only create joy and beauty. We have never done a sad work. Through the drawings, we hope a majority will be able to visualize it."
- Christo
(Related: Beauty, Work, Hope, Joy, Majority, Will)

"You hope for the best, but it's really OK if you don't win. They say it's just nice to be nominated, and it really is."
- Tyler Christopher
(Related: Hope)

"It would be fun to do a reunion show. I hope we do it some day, but it better be soon. We're all getting on."
- William Christopher
(Related: Hope, Day, Fun)

"Their lives have been largely defined by failure and you would think the prospect of marriage, which is supposed to be bountiful and hopeful, it's just really another kind of tangential thing in his life."
- Thomas Haden Church
(Related: Life, Marriage, Failure)

"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Hope, Duty, Freedom, Honor, Justice, Mercy)

"Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal, with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope."
- John Ciardi
(Related: Time, Father, Hope, Nothing, Open)

"A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea."
- John Ciardi
(Related: Idea, Hope, Question)

"While there's life, there's hope."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Life, Hope)

"Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Trust, Hope, Confidence, Feeling, Mind)

"To Live signifies to believe and hope - to lie and to lie to oneself."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Lie, Hope)

"We would not be interested in human beings if we did not have the hope of someday meeting someone worse off than ourselves."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Hope, Meeting)

"Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things cannot be changed."
- Tom Clancy
(Related: Idea, Hope, Invention, Man)

"I feel blessed to be here representing our country and carrying out th research of scientists around the world... I hope you could feel the positive energy that beamed to the whole planet as we glided over."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Hope, Positive, Country, Energy, Research, Scientists, World)

"There is hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags do not wave in a vacuum."
- Arthur C. Clarke
(Related: Fact, Flags)

"The atheist has no hope."
- James Freeman Clarke
(Related: Hope)

"When I went to the University, the medical school was the only place where one could hope to find the means to study life, its nature, its origins, and its ills."
- Albert Claude
(Related: Medical, Life, Nature, Hope, School, Study, University)

"You promised to take care of me and not to turn your back on me. How is it possible that you never wrote to me even once and you never came back to see me? Do you think that it is fun for me to spend months, even years, without any news, without any hope!"
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Care, Fun, Months, News, Years)

"Don't fear anything for your letters, they are burnt one by one and I hope you do the same with mine."
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Fear, Hope, Letters)

"There was just this amazing individuality. It's just a whole different world of optimism and fearlessness, women taking off their bras and dancing around naked, and a political hopefulness and involvement."
- Jill Clayburgh
(Related: Women, Optimism, Dancing, Individuality, World)

"It is my fervent hope and prayer that by exposing my mistakes and by pointing out the things that were a part of my early life, some who might be following the same paths might not make those same mistakes."
- John Clayton
(Related: Life, Hope, Mistakes, Prayer)

"If a man like Malcolm X could change and repudiate racism, if I myself and other former Muslims can change, if young whites can change, then there is hope for America."
- Eldridge Cleaver
(Related: Change, Hope, America, Man, Racism)

"Keep up hope for a better economy, more jobs, better wages, affordable healthcare and all the issues we have brought into focus."
- Bob Clement
(Related: Hope, Economy, Focus, Healthcare, Jobs, Wages)

"When I think about the world I would like to leave to my daughter and the grandchildren I hope to have, it is a world that moves away from unequal, unstable, unsustainable interdependence to integrated communities - locally, nationally and globally - that share the characteristics of all successful communities."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Daughter, Successful, Hope, World)

"A lot of presidential memoirs, they say, are dull and self-serving. I hope mine is interesting and self-serving."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Hope, Self)

"I just would like to keep singing. As soon as I'm not singing well, I hope that I know it, so that I can get off the stage and leave what I have done. I hope I'll know, and if I don't, I hope somebody tells me."
- Rosemary Clooney
(Related: Hope, Singing)

"If hopes were dupes, fears may be liars."
- Arthur Hugh Clough
(Related: May)

"I want no epitaphs of profound history and all that type of thing. I contributed. I would hope they would say that, and I would hope somebody liked me."
- Brian Clough
(Related: History, Hope, Epitaphs, Want)

"We are hopeful about the opportunities ahead, and stand ready to join this President in an open and honest dialogue about improving the state of our union for all Americans not the select few."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Americans, Open, President, State)

"If you die you're completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I'm not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I've got."
- Kurt Cobain
(Related: Peace, Death, Soul, Hope, Dying)

"I've just learned about his illness. Let's hope it's nothing trivial."
- Irvin S. Cobb
(Related: Hope, Illness, Nothing)

"A good storyteller is a person with a good memory and hopes other people haven't."
- Irvin S. Cobb
(Related: People, Memory)

"I confess that for fifteen years my efforts in education, and my hopes of success in establishing a system of national education, have always been associated with the idea of coupling the education of this country with the religious communities which exist."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Education, Success, Idea, Country, Religious, Years)

"For too long we have swept the problems of mental illness under the carpet... and hoped that they would go away."
- Richard J. Codey
(Related: Illness, Problems)

"It's a funny thing because you look at the careers of other filmmakers, and you see them sort of slow down, and you realize, maybe this becomes harder to do as you get older. That's sort of a cautionary thing. I hope it doesn't happen to me."
- Joel Coen
(Related: Funny, Hope, Careers)

"Hope arouses, as nothing else can arouse, a passion for the possible."
- William Sloane Coffin, Jr.
(Related: Hope, Nothing, Passion)

"Hopefully, America will really get a sense of how justice can be served in this country. And hopefully, they'll forget the Simpson trial."
- Andrew Cohen
(Related: America, Country, Forget, Justice, Sense, Will)

"It has generally been assumed that of two opposing systems of philosophy, e.g., realism and idealism, one only can be true and one must be false; and so philosophers have been hopelessly divided on the question, which is the true one."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Idealism, Philosophy, Question, Realism)

"My training has been going really well these past few days and my goal is to keep it up for the next few weeks and hopefully earn a spot on the U.S. Olympic team."
- Sasha Cohen
(Related: Goal, Past, Training)

"There remains, however, the hope, at least in Russia, that, as sometimes happens in history, the memory of lost alternatives will one day inspire efforts to regain them."
- Stephen Cohen
(Related: History, Hope, Day, Memory, Russia, Will)

"The gift that has been given to me says much about our capacity for great compassion and generosity, and I hope it sends an inspiring message to others about the importance of organ donation."
- Steven Cojocaru
(Related: Hope, Compassion, Generosity, Importance, Inspiring)

"Thus, only in a hopeful and confident temper, in a proud and constructive spirit, will we rescue the present and safeguard the future of our beloved country."
- Bainbridge Colby
(Related: Country, Future, Present, Spirit, Temper, Will)

"Politics is a place of humble hopes and strangely modest requirements, where all are good who are not criminal and all are wise who are not ridiculously otherwise."
- Frank Moore Colby
(Related: Politics)

"I want to be as honest as I can about the things I've been through - the sorrows and joys, victories and defeats - and to use those experiences as a well to draw from. Hopefully, the songs that result from that kind of writing will be songs that mean something to others."
- Jim Cole
(Related: Result, Songs, Want, Will, Writing)

"When you have put all your faith in man and continue to be disappointed, don't you hope there is something out of there that is not of human element?"
- Natalie Cole
(Related: Faith, Hope, Man)

"I hope and believe we are paving a better future for female artists to come."
- Paula Cole
(Related: Hope, Artists, Future)

"As an African American actress, there are people who have been staples in my life that opened a door that I can walk through. I hope that I can have that impact."
- Monique Coleman
(Related: Life, People, Hope, African, American)

"The three great ends which a statesman ought to propose to himself in the government of a nation, are one, Security to possessors; two, facility to acquirers; and three, hope to all."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Related: Government, Hope, Nation, Security)

"He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Related: Hope)

"But I'm always trying to plan ahead too and in doing so, and in working on this album, I've met a lot people that I hope to be involved with, on their records and in their situations."
- Bootsy Collins
(Related: People, Hope, Trying)

"Yeah, because what it all boils down to is at the end of the day, we are all riding on the same boat and we have to learn how to deal with each other. I think that the music and what we do in our actions is what can kind of bring us together, hopefully."
- Bootsy Collins
(Related: Music, Actions, Day, End)

"My book 'Trust Your Heart', which is the story of my life, will be followed by 'Singing Lessons', a memoir of love, loss, hope, and healing, which talks about the death of my son and the hope that has been the aftermath of the healing from that tragedy."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Death, Life, Love, Son, Heart, Hope, Healing, Loss, Tragedy, Will)

"Pinocchio, spurred on by the hope of finding his father and of being in time to save him, swam all night long."
- Carlo Collodi
(Related: Time, Father, Hope, Being, Night)

"I hope to see the bringing together of all the best educated people of the earth into a worldwide Congress of Scientists."
- Marquis de Condorcet
(Related: People, Hope, Congress, Earth, Scientists)

"Testimony is an integral part of the Black religious tradition. It is the occasion where the believer stands before the community of faith in order to give account of the hope that is in him or her."
- James Hal Cone
(Related: Faith, Hope, Community, Order, Religious, Tradition)

"A hungry wolf at all the herd will run, In hopes, through many, to make sure of one."
- William Congreve
(Related: Will)

"Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love - and to put its trust in life."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Life, Love, Trust, Heart, Hope, Man)

"I am worth some study, if for no one else but myself. I hope that you feel likewise... even if only about yourself."
- David J. Cook
(Related: Hope, Study, Worth)

"One should never criticize his own work except in a fresh and hopeful mood. The self-criticism of a tired mind is suicide."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Work, Mind, Self, Suicide)

"Every day begins with an act of courage and hope: getting out of bed."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Courage, Act, Bed, Day)

"Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Progress, Hope, Evil, Lies)

"I hope this series is good work, but it is in the half-hour medium, which is limited to a kind of mediocrity that sponsors are just dying to have right now, and the public, for some reason, is unconsciously demanding."
- Jackie Cooper
(Related: Work, Hope, Dying, Mediocrity, Now, Public, Reason, Right)

"So, influenced by these advisors and this hope, I have at length allowed my friends to publish the work, as they had long besought me to do."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Work, Hope, Friends)

"My sweetest hope is to lose hope."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Hope)

"O human beauty, what a dream art thou, that we should cast our life and hopes away on thee!"
- Barry Cornwall
(Related: Art, Life, Beauty, Dream)

"Poets have said that the reason to have children is to give yourself immortality. Immortality? Now that I have five children, my only hope is that they are all out of the house before I die."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Hope, Children, Immortality, Now, Poets, Reason)

"There is hope for the future because God has a sense of humor and we are funny to God."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Funny, Humor, God, Hope, Future, Sense)

"Mrs. Parks was a shy, soft spoken woman who was uncomfortable being revered as a symbol of the civil rights movement. She only hoped to inspire young people to achieve great things."
- Jim Costa
(Related: People, Being, Civil rights, Symbol, Woman)

"Pope John Paul II brought hope to all corners of the world, to people of all faiths and backgrounds, with his powerful belief in the human spirit."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: People, Belief, Hope, Spirit, World)

"It was an amazing adventure, it was my dream to be in an American musical... I really hope you are going to love what you are going to see."
- Marion Cotillard
(Related: Love, Dream, Hope, Adventure, American)

"If someone decides to be a musician now, it means because there is no hope of money at the end of it, it means they really want to be a musician. And if someone is writing now, there is no hope for money at the end of it."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Money, Hope, End, Now, Want, Writing)

"I hope to live all my life for my art, without abandoning my principles one iota."
- Gustave Courbet
(Related: Life, Art, Hope, Principles)

"And they like being able to turn on the television day in and day out to see someone that they know and they feel comfortable with and trust hopefully and respect even."
- Katie Couric
(Related: Trust, Being, Day, Respect, Television)

"At least for me personally, I've always tried to do a really good job every day, with each interview, and treat each interview seriously, and make the person I'm speaking with feel comfortable, hopefully make it an ideal experience."
- Katie Couric
(Related: Experience, Day, Job)

"The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Life, Hope, Energy, Fact, Sense)

"The human body experiences a powerful gravitational pull in the direction of hope. That is why the patient's hopes are the physician's secret weapon. They are the hidden ingredients in any prescription."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Hope, Body, Direction)

"Hope is independent of the apparatus of logic."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Hope, Logic)

"The sea, the great unifier, is man's only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat."
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Related: Hope, Man, Now, Old, Sea)

"If we were logical, the future would be bleak, indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope, and we can work."
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Related: Work, Faith, Hope, Future)

"I would hope it's better, but I'm actually acknowledging now that I want to explore all these levels from a whisper to a scream with this gift I've been given."
- David Coverdale
(Related: Hope, Now, Want, Whisper)

"Let's drink to the spirit of gallantry and courage that made a strange Heaven out of unbelievable Hell, and let's drink to the hope that one day this country of ours, which we love so much, will find dignity and greatness and peace again."
- Noel Coward
(Related: Love, Peace, Courage, Greatness, Hope, Country, Day, Dignity, Gallantry, Heaven, Hell, Spirit, Will)

"If I said to most of the people who auditioned, 'Good job, awesome, well done,' it would have made me actually look and feel ridiculous. It's quite obvious most of the people who turned up for this audition were hopeless."
- Simon Cowell
(Related: People, Job, Obvious)

"Of all ills that one endures, hope is a cheap and universal cure."
- Abraham Cowley
(Related: Hope, Cure)

"Hope! of all ills that men endure, the only cheap and universal cure."
- Abraham Cowley
(Related: Men, Cure)

"Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair."
- William Cowper
(Related: Love, Death, Hope, Absence, Despair)

"We hope to do the Spanish Tragedy based on the play by Thomas Kyd."
- Alex Cox
(Related: Hope, Play, Tragedy)

"I'm still trying to discover my position on my own artwork and hopefully at this exhibition someone will come and tell me. I'm open to listening to criticism."
- Graham Coxon
(Related: Criticism, Listening, Open, Trying, Will)

"I knew she was from Australia and I knew that is where she started but I didn't know if she was still popular there. I hope people understand we aren't making fun of Kylie."
- Wayne Coyne
(Related: People, Hope, Fun, Popular)

"I don't think just scaring people is enough. That worked during the freeze days to a major extent, but we really didn't achieve that much even at that time. You have to have more, you have to give people hope and a vision of a better world."
- Alan Cranston
(Related: Time, People, Hope, Vision, World)

"When people tell you they saw your last picture - well, the way they say it sounds like they hope it was."
- Broderick Crawford
(Related: People, Hope)

"I grew up training and showing Arabs all over the US. Three of my four were bred on my farm in Texas. Thanks everyone! Hope you'll watch tomorrow. It's going to be another great look back."
- Catherine Crier
(Related: Hope, Tomorrow, Training)

"There is nothing in the world I wouldn't do for Hope, and there is nothing he wouldn't do for me... We spend our lives doing nothing for each other."
- Bing Crosby
(Related: Hope, Nothing, World)

"I am having so much fun performing, I feel almost guilty. I think, my God, I hope no one comes and busts me for this."
- David Crosby
(Related: God, Hope, Fun)

"It's not about trying to be funny all the time. It's more of a document that hopefully is funny."
- David Cross
(Related: Funny, Time, Trying)

"Your art kind of changes as you get older, by nature of the fact that you're hopefully gaining wisdom and you're starting to watch things with a better overview."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: Art, Nature, Wisdom, Fact)

"As a young actor, people were trying to define who I was before I really knew that for myself. But I still remember thinking, "This is what I love doing, and I hope I'm going to be able to do it forever.""
- Tom Cruise
(Related: Love, People, Hope, Actor, Thinking, Trying)

"By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn."
- Elijah Cummings
(Related: Education, Children, Crime, Drugs, Generations, Help, Nation, Poverty, Prosperity, Students)

"They gave me away as a prize once - a Win Tony Curtis For A Weekend competition. The woman who won was disappointed. She'd hoped for second prize - a new stove."
- Tony Curtis
(Related: Competition, Weekend, Woman)

"We are laying the foundations of a government, which we hope may outlast the Pyramids."
- Caleb Cushing
(Related: Government, Hope, May)

"Sir, I am a republican; and I desire to see this House observe the principles of that democracy which is ever on the lips of its members, and which, I hope, is in their hearts, as I know and feel it is in mine, and mean it shall be in my conduct."
- Caleb Cushing
(Related: Hope, Democracy, Desire, Principles, Republican)

"I hope this doesn't sound pompous but I don't think of myself as famous, whatever fame I've got has come through what I've done and associations of things I've done."
- Peter Cushing
(Related: Hope, Fame, Famous, Sound)

"I am so excited to let fans in on how important my relationship with my family is to me. I hope to motivate mothers and daughters to build lifetimes of memories together and inspire kids around the world to live their dreams."
- Miley Cyrus
(Related: Dreams, Family, Hope, Daughters, Fans, Kids, Memories, Mothers, World)

"I fell in love with Boston, so hopefully, I'll be here for a long time."
- Johnny Damon
(Related: Love, Time, Boston)

"I'd love to be a dad. I hope I'd be great at it. That's every man's fear, yet his most important job."
- Matt Damon
(Related: Love, Dad, Fear, Hope, Job, Man)

"I've got time, I hope, to make lots of quiet records. So quiet you won't be able to hear them."
- Evan Dando
(Related: Time, Hope, Quiet)

"At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy he still wants to reform the world, but he know he can't."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Hope, Fight, Man, Reform, World)

"I feel that its our children who do give us hope because they are the ones who are going to save the world."
- Blythe Danner
(Related: Hope, Children, World)

"Or even the state of Florida, where they are prepared to execute children. Umm, well, you hope that at least that there is something there to be claimed."
- Edwidge Danticat
(Related: Hope, Children, State)

"The presence of the Holy Spirit is the keystone of all our hopes."
- John Nelson Darby
(Related: Spirit)

"I think that as I continue to write, my writing I hope will become more controversial and more provocative."
- Christopher Darden
(Related: Hope, Provocative, Will, Writing)

"Everybody, sooner or later, will have to go under the knife. Let's hope they make out as well as I did."
- Bobby Darin
(Related: Hope, Will)

"Someday I hope to write a book where the royalties will pay for the copies I give away."
- Clarence Darrow
(Related: Hope, Will)

"The origin of the absurd idea of immortal life is easy to discover; it is kept alive by hope and fear, by childish faith, and by cowardice."
- Clarence Darrow
(Related: Life, Faith, Idea, Fear, Hope, Cowardice)

"I hope that 9/11 has grouped us as one, and in doing so it has united us. Perhaps as a unit we can help each other get ahead, survive and succeed in this free world. And hey guys, let's not forget out manners!!"
- Doug Davidson
(Related: Hope, Forget, Help, Succeed, United, World)

"I recently did a piece for the Boston Pops and John Williams, and I hope that it's as well a composed piece as I've ever done for any other medium or occasion."
- Peter Maxwell Davies
(Related: Hope, Boston)

"I am saying that in Wales here we have a very clear election commitment and I hope, and I will express this view, I hope that every individual member of the Labour Party, will understand that and will strive to achieve unity so that we can deliver the yes vote in the Autumn."
- Ron Davies
(Related: Hope, Autumn, Commitment, Party, Saying, Unity, Vote, Will)

"And, I hope now that everybody understands that the Labour Party - as it always has done - stands for free speech and individual Members of the Labour Party are entitled to exercise that free speech."
- Ron Davies
(Related: Hope, Exercise, Free speech, Now, Party)

"I discovered that in a story I could safely dream any dream, hope any hope, go anywhere I pleased any time I pleased, fight any foe, win or lose, live or die. My stories created a safe experimental learning place."
- Donald Davis
(Related: Time, Dream, Hope, Fight, Learning)

"I'm usually called upon to play the dreary suicidal girl."
- Hope Davis
(Related: Play)

"I like to work. I enjoy once a year, doing a film."
- Hope Davis
(Related: Work, Film)

"Storytelling is what lights my fire."
- Hope Davis
(Related: Fire)

"There's nothing I love more than a good cry."
- Hope Davis
(Related: Love, Nothing)

"Christopher Reeve understood that... everything begins with hope. His vision of walking again, his belief that he would be able to in his lifetime, towered over his broken body."
- Patti Davis
(Related: Belief, Hope, Vision, Body, Walking)

"And as far as false hope, there is no such thing. There is only hope or the absence of hope-nothing else."
- Patti Davis
(Related: Hope, Absence)

"Being a star has made it possible for me to get insulted in places where the average Negro could never hope to go and get insulted."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: Hope, Being)

"The relation between a poet and audience is really insignificant. What matters is the poet is hearing something that he is broadcasting. And whether there is anybody with a receiver isn't the reason he does it. He hopes there is somebody receiving it."
- Peter Davison
(Related: Hearing, Reason)

"I'm going home now. I apologize for what I said. I hope you can forget it, but I'm going home right now."
- Benjamin Day
(Related: Home, Hope, Forget, Now, Right)

"I think and hope there are far more people aware of the need to look after our future."
- Robin Day
(Related: People, Hope, Future)

"I mean the only thing that is hopefully good about us is after the arguments we can actually still face each other the next day or the day after and talk about something else and sort of get over it."
- John Deacon
(Related: Arguments, Day, Talk)

"There are no ideas in the Republican Party right now in the Congress. They're the party of no. They desperately need some intellectual leadership. And whatever you think of Newt Gingrich, he can supply intellectual leadership. So I hope he does run."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Leadership, Ideas, Hope, Congress, Now, Party, Republican, Right)

"The attraction of the virtuoso for the public is very like that of the circus for the crowd. There is always the hope that something dangerous will happen."
- Claude Debussy
(Related: Hope, Public, Will)

"Art is the most beautiful deception of all. And although people try to incorporate the everyday events of life in it, we must hope that it will remain a deception lest it become a utilitarian thing, sad as a factory."
- Claude Debussy
(Related: Art, Life, People, Hope, Deception, Events, Will)

"President Kennedy understood the importance of equal pay for equal work and signed historic legislation that gave women around the country hope that one day their wages would be on par with that of their male counterparts."
- Rosa DeLauro
(Related: Women, Work, Hope, Country, Day, Importance, Legislation, President, Wages)

"If Ron Dellums running for mayor gives you hope, then let's get on with it."
- Ron Dellums
(Related: Hope, Running)

"After the revolution, let us hope, prisons simply would not exist - if by prisons we mean places that could be experienced by the men and women in them at all as every place that goes by that name now is bound to be experienced."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Men, Women, Hope, Revolution, Name, Now)

"The hope and change the Democrats had in mind was nothing more than a retread of the failed and discredited socialist policies that have been the enemy of freedom for centuries all over the world. I fear America is teetering towards tyranny."
- Jim DeMint
(Related: Change, Fear, Hope, America, Democrats, Enemy, Freedom, Mind, Nothing, Tyranny, World)

"Today is a celebration of hope for the Iraqi people. The Iraqi people can now take control of their government and their future by creating a society that protects the rights endowed to us by our creator - life, liberty and freedom."
- Jim DeMint
(Related: Government, Society, Life, People, Control, Hope, Freedom, Future, Rights, Liberty, Now, Today)

"Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss."
- Democritus
(Related: Hope, Beginning, Gain, Loss)

"I never hoped that both my children would become actors. I expected them to do something else."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Actors, Children)

"I hope to goodness I would not still be working in the corporate world - the money is OK but it is no life at all."
- Nigel Dennis
(Related: Life, Money, Hope, Corporate, Goodness, World)

"We in the United States should be all the more thankful for the freedom and religious tolerance we enjoy. And we should always remember the lessons learned from the Holocaust, in hopes we stay vigilant against such inhumanity now and in the future."
- Charlie Dent
(Related: Freedom, Future, Now, Religious, states, Tolerance, United)

"A pessimist is a man who thinks all women are bad. An optimist is one who hopes they are."
- Chauncey Depew
(Related: Women, Man)

"I hope we can be consummate artists as women or revolutionaries, or whatever women want to be, and also have love, not only for ourselves but from a partner."
- Laura Dern
(Related: Women, Love, Hope, Artists, Want)

"Usually a feeling of disappointment follows the book, because what I hoped to write is not what I actually accomplished. However, it becomes a motivation to write the next book."
- Anita Desai
(Related: Motivation, Disappointment, Feeling)

"I hope that posterity will judge me kindly, not only as to the things which I have explained, but also to those which I have intentionally omitted so as to leave to others the pleasure of discovery."
- Rene Descartes
(Related: Hope, Discovery, Pleasure, Posterity, Will)

"Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A "you can do it" when things are tough."
- Richard M. DeVos
(Related: Hope, Optimism, Positive, Smile, World)

"Right now, I'm Writing song lyrics. Experimenting with a play. Toying with an idea for a documentary. I hope one of these will eventually be launched into the light of day."
- Anita Diament
(Related: Idea, Hope, Day, Light, Now, Play, Right, Song, Will, Writing)

"The main thing that gives me hope is the media. We have radio, TV, magazines, and books, so we have the possibility of learning from societies that are remote from us, like Somalia. We turn on the TV and see what blew up in Iraq or we see conditions in Afghanistan."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Hope, Possibility, Afghanistan, Books, Iraq, Learning, Media)

"Twenty years ago, you might have been pessimistic and said there's no hope. But these days, some of our very biggest companies are acting remarkably cleanly. And in some cases, although not all cases, the CEOs are the driving forces behind that."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Hope, Acting, Driving, Years)

"Hey bands, you're all welcome to fly me to some exotic location and I'll record you there, Y'know that right? You don't have to come to this God forsaken place. Hope I can visit you all in Australia one of these days that would be hot! We'll talk again soon."
- Jim Diamond
(Related: God, Hope, Right, Talk, Visit)

"I want my boys to have an understanding of people's emotions, their insecurities, people's distress, and their hopes and dreams."
- Princess Diana
(Related: Dreams, People, Boys, Emotions, Understanding, Want)

"You never know what movie I will be in next, but let's just hope it's sells (for my sake at least)!"
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Hope, Will)

"I just want to keep doing what I'm doing and hopefully people will watch my movies."
- Leonardo DiCaprio
(Related: Movies, People, Want, Will)

"Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all."
- Emily Dickinson
(Related: Soul, Hope, Words)

"I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven."
- Emily Dickinson
(Related: Love, Hope, Birds, Heaven)

"Tim Burton... as an actor you wait and wish and hope and pray you'll work with him."
- Casper Van Dien
(Related: Work, Hope, Actor)

"It is practically impossible to teach good programming to students that have had a prior exposure to BASIC: as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration."
- Edsger Dijkstra
(Related: Hope, Potential, Programming, Students)

"Well, I'm not sure, but of one thing I am certain: History judges one differently than contemporary observers, and so I think that as time passes, I hope that not me personally so much, but our administration will be seen for some of the things that we accomplished."
- David Dinkins
(Related: History, Time, Hope, Judges, Will)

"I only hope that we don't lose sight of one thing - that it was all started by a mouse."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Hope, Mouse, Sight)

"I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained."
- Walt Disney
(Related: People, Hope)

"I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Hope)

"Kids are our future, and we hope baseball has given them some idea of what it is to live together and how we can get along, whether you be black or white."
- Larry Doby
(Related: Idea, Hope, Baseball, Future, Kids)

"As the Iraqi people better understand that Saddam Hussein and his regime are history, it is my hope that they will get behind the coalition effort to help them create a democratic government and rebuild their country."
- Pete Domenici
(Related: Government, History, People, Hope, Country, Effort, Help, Will)

"The Democratic Party is like a mule. It has neither pride of ancestry nor hope of posterity."
- Ignatius Donnelly
(Related: Hope, Ancestry, Party, Posterity, Pride)

"I hoped that it would be possible to slide slowly from my public life back to the life of teaching and writing that I had always wanted. But things didn't work out that way."
- Charles Van Doren
(Related: Life, Work, Public, Teaching, Writing)

"To live without Hope is to Cease to live."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Hope)

"The joy of viewing land, the hope of in a few days ranging through the long wished-for spot and the pleasure of again resuming my wonted employment may be readily calculated."
- David Douglas
(Related: Hope, Joy, Land, May, Pleasure)

"Marriage is a coming together for better or for worse, hopefully enduring, and intimate to the degree of being sacred."
- William O. Douglas
(Related: Marriage, Being)

"I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes and the ark of his safety."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: Man, Party, Republican, Safety)

"We have always tried to treat every album differently and even from day one I think that each Asia album has been approached with care and thought and hopefully that shines through twenty years later."
- Geoff Downes
(Related: Thought, Care, Day, Years)

"Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes... but no plans."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Commitment, Promises)

"When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor this deceit."
- John Dryden
(Related: Life, People, Hope, Deceit)

"What teens will realize is always a mystery to me. I'm still realizing so many things myself, very belatedly, that it seems unwise to think I have any right to be showing people things in hopes that they'll realize them."
- Diane Duane
(Related: People, Mystery, Right, Will)

"I also hope that with the assistance and expertise of Dome Records, that I will be able to further pierce the UK and European market. I really like playing there and I want to do more! I've found that the audiences get quite involved and really listen to what's happening."
- George Duke
(Related: Hope, Audiences, Expertise, Want, Will)

"When I think about my new CD, the word "joy" comes to mind. I sincerely hope that each listener will feel the earth, spirit, and aggressive creativity emanating from this album."
- George Duke
(Related: Creativity, Hope, Earth, Mind, Spirit, Will, Word)

"All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope."
- Alexandre Dumas
(Related: Wisdom, Hope, Words)

"I still have, I hope, a lot of years and there are still a lot of things I want to do."
- Faye Dunaway
(Related: Hope, Want, Years)

"We don't intend to always keep this necessarily African oriented. Originally I had hoped to have African American Indian of this area, and the Appalachian of this area, but at the same time, just as we have the Haitian room, we will always have room for another exhibit."
- Katherine Dunham
(Related: Time, African, American, Will)

"Mourning Ruby is not a flat landscape: it is more like a box with pictures painted on every face. And each face is also a door which opens, I hope, to take the reader deep into the book."
- Helen Dunmore
(Related: Hope, Deep, Mourning)

"I hope that readers will tear through my books because they can't stop themselves - and then, maybe, read them again and find new things there."
- Helen Dunmore
(Related: Hope, Books, Will)

"I'm comfortable, but not satisfied and I hope to always feel that way."
- Trevor Dunn
(Related: Hope)

"Hopefully, as a band, it will grow and develop for a good length of time."
- Trevor Dunn
(Related: Time, Will)

"I mean, I would hope that I have a style or personality that is evident wherever I go."
- Trevor Dunn
(Related: Hope, Personality, Style)

"It struck me that working digitally with a small crew, I could lay out a general plan for Famous and hope for mistakes which would create something more than satire and something less than truthful reality."
- Griffin Dunne
(Related: Hope, Famous, Mistakes, Reality, Satire)

"I have gotten so many tickets. I hope I don't get my license revoked."
- Kirsten Dunst
(Related: Hope)

"The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds."
- Will Durant
(Related: People, Trouble, Wishes)

"The problem with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than their minds."
- Walter Duranty
(Related: People, Wishes)

"The world is bad but not without hope. It is only hopeless when you look at it from an ideal viewpoint."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Hope, World)

"I think they'd rather us follow our hearts and I hope that's what some people will understand."
- Fred Durst
(Related: People, Hope, Will)

"Comedy is defiance. It's a snort of contempt in the face of fear and anxiety. And it's the laughter that allows hope to creep back on the inhale."
- Will Durst
(Related: Fear, Hope, Anxiety, Comedy, Contempt, Defiance, Laughter)

"Bob Hope, like Mark Twain, had a sense of humor that was uniquely American, and like Twain, we'll likely not see another like him."
- Dick Van Dyke
(Related: Humor, Hope, American, Sense)

"It's very much like filmmaking always is-you're always asked to do something that you're not sure you know how to do. So you make an educated guess as to what you think will work and you hope between that and plan B, that you can end up with a product that's really good."
- John Dykstra
(Related: Work, Hope, End, Will)

"I hope for your help to explore and protect the wild ocean in ways that will restore the health and, in so doing, secure hope for humankind. Health to the ocean means health for us."
- Sylvia Earle
(Related: Health, Hope, Help, Ocean, Will)

"I had hoped to let the one-half cent sales tax sunset this year, but we do not believe revenues will grow as fast as we hoped for the rest of the year."
- Michael F. Easley
(Related: Tax, Rest, Sales, Sunset, Will)

"The worst enemy of human hope is not brute facts, but men of brains who will not face them."
- Max Eastman
(Related: Men, Hope, Enemy, Facts, Will)

"However, yes, especially as one gets older, you know, you really hope that your music will become more generally available, even though some of the performances might be riddled with faults."
- John Eaton
(Related: Music, Hope, Faults, Will)

"I'm thinking in terms of a point of departure, a field of action for performers to express an expressive need of mine which hopefully the context of music would convey."
- John Eaton
(Related: Music, Action, Departure, Thinking)

"I hope the example of Saddam Hussein will give a lesson to leaders of other countries where human rights are not respected."
- Shirin Ebadi
(Related: Hope, Countries, Example, Rights, Human rights, Leaders, Will)

"My parents always knew I was hopeless at everything else, I was fortunate in that I was backed all the way. I came to it late and only because I thought there'd be loads of women and drinking!"
- Christopher Eccleston
(Related: Women, Thought, Parents)

"But if too many countries, as has been the case, interfere too much in the internal affairs, the political situation of Afghanistan, then of course we can't hope satisfactory results."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Hope, Afghanistan, Countries, Results)

"But if we leave them alone, just satisfying ourselves with social work, economic work and the building up of a national army, it can make progress, hopefully within a short time."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Time, Work, Progress, Army, Building)

"If it helps me in the way that if this movie is successful, I get to make more films, great, and the more films that I make and the more interest that I'm allowed to cover, the better for me and the better, hopefully, for the people who like to watch me."
- Aaron Eckhart
(Related: People, Successful, Interest)

"Right now, I have to admit, that I'm more interested in giving people a little bit of hope and goodness."
- Aaron Eckhart
(Related: People, Hope, Giving, Goodness, Now, Right)

"It is sound judgment to hope that in the not too distant future we shall be competent to understand so simple a thing as a star."
- Arthur Eddington
(Related: Hope, Future, Judgment, Sound)

"If your theory is found to be against the second law of theromodynamics, I give you no hope; there is nothing for it but to collapse in deepest humiliation."
- Arthur Eddington
(Related: Hope, Law, Nothing, Theory)

"My goal was to make New Jersey's state government a model for all other states to emulate, hopefully thereby to stem, or at least slow down, the flow of power to the federal government."
- Charles Edison
(Related: Government, Power, Goal, State, states)

"Flying back from New York, the flight attendant said 'God, I wished you were here yesterday, we had a stroke on the plane. I said, if I have a stroke on a plane, I hope the pretend doctor isn't the one on the plane. I want a real doctor."
- Anthony Edwards
(Related: Hope, Flying, Want, Yesterday)

"But I have found that in the simple act of living with hope, and in the daily effort to have a positive impact in the world, the days I do have are made all the more meaningful and precious. And for that I am grateful."
- Elizabeth Edwards
(Related: Hope, Positive, Act, Effort, Living, World)

"You all know that I have been sustained throughout my life by three saving graces - my family, my friends, and a faith in the power of resilience and hope. These graces have carried me through difficult times and they have brought more joy to the good times than I ever could have imagined."
- Elizabeth Edwards
(Related: Faith, Life, Power, Family, Hope, Friends, Joy)

"A lot of people have great hope, and a lot of people who have great hope live. And, some of them who have great hope die. So it's not that hope is going to save you."
- Elizabeth Edwards
(Related: People, Hope)

"Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another - too often ending in the loss of both."
- Tryon Edwards
(Related: Sacrifice, Hope, Compromise, Ending, Loss, Right)

"I think the biggest challenge for Somalia has been the sense that it is a hopeless case of incomprehensible internal conflicts and there is nothing we can do."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Challenge, Nothing, Sense)

"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Hope, Questioning, Today, Tomorrow, Yesterday)

"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: People, Fear, Hope, Punishment, Reward)

"If the United Nations once admits that international disputes can be settled by using force, then we will have destroyed the foundation of the organization and our best hope of establishing a world order."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Hope, Force, Nations, Order, United, Will, World)

"Our forces saved the remnants of the Jewish people of Europe for a new life and a new hope in the reborn land of Israel. Along with all men of good will, I salute the young state and wish it well."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Life, Men, People, Hope, Europe, Israel, Land, State, Will)

"Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world must first come to pass in the heart of America."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Heart, America, First, World)

"I hope everybody will go back to the negotiating table. I've always said this is the only way forward."
- Mohamed ElBaradei
(Related: Hope, Will)

"Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man."
- Pliny the Elder
(Related: Dream, Hope, Man, Waking, World)

"The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities."
- George Eliot
(Related: Possibilities, World)

"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
(Related: Hope, Despair, First, Moments, Sorrow)

"But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope."
- George Eliot
(Related: Hope, Despair)

"No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from."
- George Eliot
(Related: Love, Desire, Effort, Evil)

"I hope to die in the saddle seat."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: Hope)

"Hope raises no dust."
- Paul Eluard
(Related: Hope)

"I would hope this experience would help me if that NFL opportunity were to arise. But I also know that it's a totally different league. There's a lot more to it."
- John Elway
(Related: Experience, Opportunity, Hope, Help)

"A guy as great as Brett Favre has been for the length of time he's been, you would hope that he would be able to leave the game with a positive flavor in his mouth."
- John Elway
(Related: Time, Hope, Positive)

"I not only played and sang blues, but I also had to toss the piano around a bit to amuse the patrons."
- Hope Emerson
"It is my hope that as we commemorate Black History Month in the future, we will continue to celebrate the many achievements and rich culture of African-Americans."
- Eliot Engel
(Related: History, Hope, African, Culture, Future, Will)

"We all would like to see a brighter future for Haiti, and I hope this conference will serve to explore many views. Respect for human rights, freedom, and the rule of law must be established in the poorest nation in our hemisphere."
- Eliot Engel
(Related: Hope, Freedom, Future, Rights, Human rights, Law, Nation, Respect, Will)

"Most regular superhero books are designed to go on forever; of course, very few of them do, but the point is they are trying to throw mud against the wall and hope it will stick, and most of it slides off."
- Garth Ennis
(Related: Hope, Books, Trying, Will)

"We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope."
- Epictetus
(Related: Life, Hope)

"Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope."
- Epictetus
(Related: Life, Hope, Rest)

"Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant."
- Epictetus
(Related: Wealth, Sons)

"Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for."
- Epicurus
(Related: Now)

"If you keep thinking about what you want to do or what you hope will happen, you don't do it, and it won't happen."
- Desiderius Erasmus
(Related: Hope, Thinking, Want, Will)

"I hope we'll be able to solve these problems before we leave."
- Paul Erdos
(Related: Hope, Problems)

"Hope is tomorrow's veneer over today's disappointment."
- Evan Esar
(Related: Hope, Disappointment, Today, Tomorrow)

"Our purpose in this project is to begin to turn that fear of cancer, actually America's greatest fear, into a future, not only free of fear, but full of hope."
- Andrew von Eschenbach
(Related: Fear, Hope, Purpose, America, Cancer, Future, Project)

"I hope you will go out and let stories happen to you, and that you will work them, water them with your blood and tears and you laughter till they bloom, till you yourself burst into bloom."
- Clarissa Pinkola Estes
(Related: Work, Hope, Blood, Laughter, Tears, Water, Will)

"So many of us had hoped that the civil system might be an alternative for some women, where the burdens were a little bit less, and cases might be easier to prove."
- Susan Estrich
(Related: Women)

"There will always be someone else with a different view than you. I appreciate them and would never say that they are wrong. I hope that they would give me that courtesy also."
- Melissa Etheridge
(Related: Hope, Courtesy, Will, Wrong)

"Lucky that man whose children make his happiness in life and not his grief, the anguished disappointment of his hopes."
- Euripedes
(Related: Happiness, Life, Children, Disappointment, Grief, Man)

"To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man."
- Euripides
(Related: Courage, Man)

"Our only hope is to control the vote."
- Medgar Evers
(Related: Control, Hope, Vote)

"I'm a hopeless mother; a hopeless wife; I have to try harder. I'm just a pathetic case history, really."
- Siobhan Fahey
(Related: History, Mother, Wife)

"The simplicity and uniformity of rural occupations, and their incessant practice, preclude any anxieties and agitations of hope and fear, to which employments of a more precarious and casual nature are subject."
- William Falconer
(Related: Nature, Fear, Hope, Occupations, Practice, Simplicity)

"This Constitution does not reflect the thoughts, hopes and aspirations of ordinary people. It does nothing for jobs or economic growth and widens further still the democratic deficit."
- Nigel Farage
(Related: People, Growth, Thoughts, Aspirations, Constitution, Jobs, Nothing)

"In fact, it seems to me that making strategic alliances across national borders in order to treat HIV among the world's poor is one of the last great hopes of solidarity across a widening divide."
- Paul Farmer
(Related: Fact, Order, Poor, Solidarity, World)

"And I hope that five years and 10 years from now, I'll be a better man, a more mature man, a wiser man, a more humble man and a more spirited man to serve the good of my people and the good of humanity."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: People, Hope, Humanity, Now, Years)

"What one gets, I hope, is that all you can do is the best you can do."
- Mike Farrell
(Related: Hope)

"You know, I can't remember the last movie I walked out of. If I pay, I'll see it through. I can't be halfway through a movie and think that I know everything that's going to happen, because I hope that I'm wrong."
- Bobby Farrelly
(Related: Hope, Wrong)

"The Americans are optimistic by their nature. And they are hopeful."
- Chaka Fattah
(Related: Nature, Americans)

"I think I value things more correctly. I hope I look at my life in a way that makes sense."
- Oded Fehr
(Related: Life, Hope, Sense, Value)

"It is my hope that the number of stem cell lines available for federally-funded research will be expanded so that the government can continue to participate in this vital research and provide hope to the millions of Americans with diseases that might be cured."
- Dianne Feinstein
(Related: Government, Hope, Americans, Research, Will)

"Hopefully I'll be the first Mexican-American going into Hillbilly Heaven."
- Freddy Fender
(Related: First, Heaven)

"I think if there's a great depression there might be some hope."
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti
(Related: Hope, Depression)

"All you have in comedy, in general, is just going with your instincts. You can only hope that other people think that what you think is funny is funny. I don't have an answer but I just try to plough straight ahead."
- Will Ferrell
(Related: Funny, People, Hope, Comedy)

"I'm not really sure what it was, the best moment. You always hope it's to come."
- Bryan Ferry
(Related: Hope)

"It is in the admission of ignorance and the admission of uncertainty that there is a hope for the continuous motion of human beings in some direction that doesn't get confined, permanently blocked, as it has so many times before in various periods in the history of man."
- Richard P. Feynman
(Related: History, Hope, Direction, Ignorance, Man, Uncertainty)

"We've accumulated a lot of things over the years and many things from our grandmother. Hopefully it'll be all right. I really don't want to cry, but I can't help it."
- Dorothy Fields
(Related: Help, Right, Want, Years)

"When we have lost everything, including hope, life becomes a disgrace, and death a duty."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Death, Life, Hope, Disgrace, Duty)

"I hope to devote all of my spare time, which ordinarily would go to research, my summers, and every ounce of strength I can muster to further the project."
- Louis Finkelstein
(Related: Time, Hope, Strength, Project, Research)

"I mean, I did a film, a musical of 'Scrooge', in '70, and the tricks were done by flat clothes and mirrors. I hope that the day will come when we don't have to turn up at all."
- Albert Finney
(Related: Hope, Clothes, Day, Film, Will)

"I hope that by going to visit the pope I have enabled everybody to see that the words Catholic and Protestant, as ordinarily used, are completely out of date. They are almost always used now purely for propaganda purposes. That is why so much trouble is caused by them."
- Geoffrey Fisher
(Related: Hope, Now, Propaganda, Trouble, Visit, Words)

"There are many young talents in Brazil. There is a lot of hope in Felipe Massa. It is very difficult to judge him in his first year, but by the end of the end we are going to have a better position how he does in Formula One."
- Emerson Fittipaldi
(Related: Hope, Brazil, End, First, Formula)

"I'm a romantic; a sentimental person thinks things will last, a romantic person hopes against hope that they won't."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Hope, Romantic, Will)

"My hope is that out of all the anger and seeming hostility that we hear in some of today's music will come some sort of coalition that will become politically involved."
- Roberta Flack
(Related: Anger, Music, Hope, Today, Will)

"One must always hope when one is desperate, and doubt when one hopes."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Hope, Doubt)

"Love is a springtime plant that perfumes everything with its hope, even the ruins to which it clings."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Love, Hope)

"The president welcomes peaceful protests - it is a time-honored tradition. The president agrees violence is not the answer in Iraq, and that's why he hopes Saddam Hussein will disarm."
- Ari Fleischer
(Related: Time, Iraq, President, Tradition, Violence, Will)

"I would like this to be a new day. I would hope now that we can focus on doing the people's business."
- Ernie Fletcher
(Related: Business, People, Hope, Day, Focus, Now)

"Hope is the raw material of losers."
- Fernando Flores
(Related: Hope)

"He's passed from rising hope to elder statesman without any intervening period whatsoever."
- Michael Foot
(Related: Hope)

"He who has faith has... an inward reservoir of courage, hope, confidence, calmness, and assuring trust that all will come out well - even though to the world it may appear to come out most badly."
- B. C. Forbes
(Related: Faith, Trust, Courage, Hope, Confidence, May, Will, World)

"When things are bad, we take comfort in the thought that they could always get worse. And when they are, we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get better."
- Malcolm Forbes
(Related: Thought, Hope, Comfort)

"I would hope that understanding and reconciliation are not limited to the 19th hole alone."
- Gerald R. Ford
(Related: Hope, Understanding)

"So we have broad bipartisan support for the bill, and it's my hope that we can build on some of the things that have been talked about in Washington involving building a larger ownership society."
- Harold Ford
(Related: Society, Hope, Building, Ownership, Support, Washington)

"Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas."
- Henry Ford
(Related: Ideas, Enthusiasm, Energy, Eyes, Stars, Will)

"If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability."
- Henry Ford
(Related: Money, Experience, Knowledge, Hope, Ability, Independence, Man, Security, Will, World)

"You can never learn it all and I hope to continue my growth as a person and a musician."
- Lita Ford
(Related: Growth, Hope)

"Fear and hope are alike underneath."
- Richard Ford
(Related: Fear, Hope)

"Well, listen, you know, the Czech saying is, you know, when you are drowning you are grabbing even a little twig. That's what all Czechs were doing, grabbing for... with the hope for this little twig."
- Milos Forman
(Related: Hope, Saying)

"I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Idea, Friend, Hope, Causes, Country, Hate)

"If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Friend, Hope, Country)

"Living gives you a better understanding of life. I would hope that my characters have become deeper and more rounded personalities. Wider travels have given me considerably greater insight into how cultural differences affect not only people, but politics and art."
- Alan Dean Foster
(Related: Art, Politics, Life, People, Hope, Living, Understanding)

"It makes no difference how deeply seated may be the trouble, how hopeless the outlook how muddled the tangle, how great the mistake. A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all."
- Emmet Fox
(Related: Love, Mistake, Difference, May, Trouble, Will)

"We would betray Mexicans' hopes for change if we felt satisfied with what we've accomplished so far."
- Vicente Fox
(Related: Change)

"That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future."
- Anatole France
(Related: Events, Future, Man)

"I think you always hope you can play forever, but you always realize that time will come... I was fortunate I was able to make a decision, move on and do it comfortably."
- Ron Francis
(Related: Time, Decision, Hope, Play, Will)

"In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation consisting of confusion, misery and death."
- Anne Frank
(Related: Death, People, Heart, Confusion, Misery)

"I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death... I think... peace and tranquillity will return again."
- Anne Frank
(Related: Peace, Death, Confusion, Misery, Will)

"I hope we will not so characterize religious people as being so narrow and so biased towards people not of their own religion that they cannot even work with them in this common cause to which you say they are committed."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Religion, Work, People, Hope, Being, Cause, Religious, Will)

"I just can't think how I would go on without children having lost Edith already... It's too upsetting for me to write about them. Naturally, I still hope, and wait, wait, wait."
- Otto Frank
(Related: Hope, Children)

"We all had lots of stories of our sad experiences - they mourned the death of my wife with me - but we were hopeful that the children would return."
- Otto Frank
(Related: Death, Wife, Children)

"Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected."
- Robert Frank
(Related: Hope, Colors, Despair, Mankind, Photography)

"He that lives upon hope will die fasting."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Hope, Will)

"We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey."
- John Hope Franklin
(Related: Travel, Journey, Wilderness, World)

"We also learn that this country and the Western world have no monopoly of goodness and truth and scholarship, we begin to appreciate the ingredients that are indispensable to making a better world. In a life of learning that is, perhaps, the greatest lesson of all."
- John Hope Franklin
(Related: Life, Truth, Country, Goodness, Learning, World)

"If the house is to be set in order, one cannot begin with the present; he must begin with the past."
- John Hope Franklin
(Related: Order, Past, Present)

"It was necessary, as a black historian, to have a personal agenda."
- John Hope Franklin
"One always hopes that you're going to have influence and staying power, but you never know."
- Chris Frantz
(Related: Power, Influence)

"When I finally gave up any hope of doing anything representative of the American family, I actually seemed to have tapped into other people's weirdness in that way."
- Jonathan Franzen
(Related: Family, People, Hope, American)

"I hope my work has inspired young artists. I have always tried to maintain my freedom as an artist and I feel it is one of the main reasons I have been successful."
- Frank Frazetta
(Related: Work, Successful, Hope, Artist, Artists, Freedom)

"This occasion is personally very meaningful and I hope to visit Korea again if I have the chance."
- Cathy Freeman
(Related: Hope, Chance, Visit)

"As a person, I'm not that hopeful, but somehow the hopeful part of me reveals itself through my songs."
- David Friedman
(Related: Songs)

"The survival of liberty in our land increasingly depends on the success of liberty in other lands. The best hope for peace in our world is the expansion of freedom in all the world."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Peace, Success, Hope, Survival, Freedom, Land, Liberty, World)

"There is hardly any activity, any enterprise, which is started out with such tremendous hopes and expectations, and yet which fails so regularly, as love."
- Erich Fromm
(Related: Love, Expectations)

"To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime."
- Erich Fromm
(Related: Hope)

"Now you watch the parades and processions of hopeful and despairing people walking outside your tomb. They are all looking for the answer to the problem you know so well."
- Lynette Fromme
(Related: People, Now, Walking)

"I always entertain great hopes."
- Robert Frost
"Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive."
- Stephen Fry
(Related: Travel, Christmas, First, Proof)

"I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death."
- Robert Fulghum
(Related: Death, Dreams, Imagination, Love, Experience, History, Knowledge, Hope, Cure, Facts, Grief, Laughter, Myth)

"Great hopes make great men."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Men)

"If it were not for hopes, the heart would break."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Heart)

"He that hopes no good fears no ill."
- Thomas Fuller
"As I travel across the country speaking about MS, perhaps I can offer others comfort and hope."
- Annette Funicello
(Related: Travel, Hope, Comfort, Country)

"I like the platform to show your art and everything that goes along with that. To show your voice and hopefully find films that are more politically driven, films that maybe inspire."
- Antoine Fuqua
(Related: Art, Voice)

"Being a purely instrumental album, it makes a musical statement, not a religious one, and I hope that people can feel the emotion of the great melodies, even without the words."
- Kenny G
(Related: People, Hope, Being, Emotion, Religious, Words)

"What is music anyway? It's a form of communication, and that's why I play the kind of music that I think - that I hope - can communicate with people."
- Kenny G
(Related: Music, People, Hope, Communication, Play)

"I hope that what you take away from my album is not just the music - which I did want to be fun, and I did want it to be about individuality, but please also take away from it that there's no dream that's too big."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Music, Dream, Hope, Fun, Individuality, Want)

"I wasn't getting the responses I hoped for. You can't protect yourself from other judgments."
- Charlotte Gainsbourg
"I hope I'll consider my next part, having learnt from this one."
- Charlotte Gainsbourg
(Related: Hope)

"In economics, hope and faith coexist with great scientific pretension and also a deep desire for respectability."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Faith, Hope, Deep, Desire, Economics, Pretension, Respectability)

"It is our hope that in future discussions with the Mexican government, you will encourage Mexico to do its part to address illegal immigration rather than encourage their citizens to illegally enter the U.S."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: Government, Hope, Future, Will)

"What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Heart, Hope, Nation, Tomorrow, Will)

"If I had it my way, I never would have left San Francisco, but things change and that's the nature of this business. We have to move on. We hopefully get opportunities down the road that we take advantage of."
- Jeff Garcia
(Related: Change, Nature, Business, Road)

"The real problems are cultural. The problems of the people who take drugs as a cultural trap - I think there's a real problem there, the crack stuff, the hopelessness of the junkie. The urban angst."
- Jerry Garcia
(Related: People, Drugs, Problems)

"My inner critic who had begun piping up about how hopeless I was and how I didn't know to write."
- Mary Garden
"I've seen the ticket, and I still can't believe it. When I see the money, I hope I don't hit the floor."
- Judy Garland
(Related: Money, Hope)

"We were in a great, seething moment in the 1970s. There was a new Labour government and everything seemed full of hope... But, as we got older and we saw how much women's behaviour contributed to what was wrong, we stopped being able to see ourselves purely as."
- Helen Garner
(Related: Government, Women, Hope, Being, Wrong)

"That's one of the things I hope that the book can do, is to restore some dignity to Joe Cinque."
- Helen Garner
(Related: Hope, Dignity)

"You can be diagnosed and treated early. And there is hope for the future."
- Teri Garr
(Related: Hope, Future)

"I do hope that our spring will be starting shortly and we will all be able to enjoy some sunshine again."
- Lesley Garrett
(Related: Hope, Spring, Will)

"Chance has never yet satisfied the hope of a suffering people."
- Marcus Garvey
(Related: People, Hope, Chance, Suffering)

"Hopefully everybody will just let me get on with my life. I'm going to."
- Paul Gascoigne
(Related: Life, Will)

"The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope that keeps up a wife's spirits."
- John Gay
(Related: Wife, Hope, Spirits)

"I hope to refine music, study it, try to find some area that I can unlock. I don't quite know how to explain it but it's there. These can't be the only notes in the world, there's got to be other notes some place, in some dimension, between the cracks on the piano keys."
- Marvin Gaye
(Related: Music, Hope, Study, World)

"What can you do if a part of it is uphill? You can't work out another route. You've just got to run the one they give you. But they tell me London is a nice course. Even the cobbles, I hope, are not very much of a problem for me."
- Haile Gebrselassie
(Related: Work, Hope, London)

"Repudiating the virtues of your world, criminals hopelessly agree to organize a forbidden universe. They agree to live in it. The air there is nauseating: they can breathe it."
- Jean Genet
(Related: Forbidden, Universe, World)

"Mad, is he? Then I hope he will bite some of my other generals."
- King George II
(Related: Hope, Will)

"I hope we can get back to what I call the kitchen table. Everyday issues that people are really worried about and focused on."
- Dick Gephardt
(Related: People, Hope, Kitchen)

"I'm voting for Gore because the other is unthinkable. Which most of us will probably do. I hope all of us. I've always liked Ralph Nader and would like to see a real third party, but the thought of George Bush as president is unthinkable."
- Richard Gere
(Related: Thought, Hope, Party, President, Voting, Will)

"Hopefully it'll give us a bit of luck on the night, but I'm not really a superstitious person."
- Steven Gerrard
(Related: Luck, Night)

"But I think the Champions League Final puts a massive pressure on every player and the manager, but we're enjoying the pressure and hopefully we can go there and win it."
- Steven Gerrard
(Related: Manager, Pressure)

"Hopefully this movie will help people understand that if a child is never given the tools to know how to love others and love and respect themselves, this is what happens."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: Love, People, Help, Respect, Tools, Will)

"I can't get into specifics. Someday, hopefully, I'll be able to."
- Jason Giambi
"Hope, the best comfort of our imperfect condition."
- Edward Gibbon
(Related: Hope, Comfort)

"I still don't like doing interviews. I hardly do any... I hope this will be the last one for a long while."
- Beth Gibbons
(Related: Hope, Will)

"What I love about how my career has gone up to this point is that I've always, always put my head down on my pillow at night, and I've been able to say that I've done, honestly, what I've felt like I wanted to do. And that's really all you can hope for in everything you do."
- Debbie Gibson
(Related: Love, Hope, Career, Night)

"There is hope and a kind of beauty in there somewhere, if you look for it."
- H. R. Giger
(Related: Beauty, Hope)

"We have the fact we sell out every week to 67,500 and hopefully 75,000 in the future. We have a lot of assets."
- David Gill
(Related: Fact, Future)

"So that's the dissenter's hope: that they are writing not for today but for tomorrow."
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(Related: Today, Tomorrow, Writing)

"Flippancy, the most hopeless form of intellectual vice."
- George Gissing
(Related: Vice)

"When I said the city would be stronger, I didn't know that. I just hoped it. There are parts of you that say, 'Maybe we're not going to get through this.' You don't listen to them."
- Rudy Giuliani
"Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy."
- Rudy Giuliani
(Related: Change, Strategy, Hope)

"Expecting something for nothing is the most popular form of hope."
- Arnold H. Glasow
(Related: Hope, Nothing, Popular)

"I taught myself to drive. I hope that the child in me never dies."
- Tom Glazer
(Related: Hope)

"Things are forgotten and then perhaps picked up again, if we're lucky, it lasts... if not, then it's in the lap of the gods. The important thing was to do some work that I liked and hopefully that some others might also like, whether for a minute, a week, a month, a year."
- Tom Glazer
(Related: Work, Gods)

"The progressive movement against the war of occupation in Iraq is a reason for hope, as is resistance to free trade agreements in Latin America. Those are moments that we have to celebrate: that people still find the resolve and energy to resist."
- Danny Glover
(Related: War, People, Hope, America, Energy, Iraq, Moments, Occupation, Reason, Trade)

"I try to find hope in struggle and resistance in small places as much as I can."
- Danny Glover
(Related: Hope, Struggle)

"I hope that they enjoy the movie. Don't be critical. Don't expect to get the same feelings you got when you watched the series when you were 10 years old. Let your kids see it and experience it on their own."
- Mark Goddard
(Related: Experience, Feelings, Hope, Kids, Old, Years)

"There's a lot of interest from the medical community on how things develop in microgravity, and the hope, later, that is expected to apply to what the changes are in humans as well."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: Medical, Hope, Community, Interest)

"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"Those who hope for no other life are dead even for this."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Life, Hope)

"Ah, I hope to live to 87 and drink from the the goblet of life to the dregs."
- Theo Van Gogh
(Related: Life, Hope)

"I'm praying that was my one little dip in the cancer pool. I hope never to have to revisit that, but I learned a lot, I'm cancer free with a bright and hopeful future."
- Julie Gold
(Related: Hope, Cancer, Future)

"When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they'll remember and be kind to someone else. And it'll become like a wildfire."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Hope, Trouble)

"Hopes are like hair ornaments. Girls want to wear too many of them. When they become old women they look silly wearing even one."
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Women, Girls, Hair, Old, Silly, Want)

"There is no hope even that woman, with her right to vote, will ever purify politics."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Politics, Hope, Right, Vote, Will, Woman)

"Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Hope)

"My hope was that organizations would start including this range of skills in their training programs - in other words, offer an adult education in social and emotional intelligence."
- Daniel Goleman
(Related: Education, Intelligence, Hope, Training, Words)

"Jazz to me is a living music. It's a music that since its beginning has expressed the feelings, the dreams, hopes, of the people."
- Dexter Gordon
(Related: Music, Dreams, People, Feelings, Beginning, Jazz, Living)

"I just sort of take it from a character perspective, and I don't know if he was necessarily spiritual, but I do think he had hope. He was a character that was comfortable having hope in his life, and hope is faith."
- Ryan Gosling
(Related: Faith, Life, Character, Hope, Perspective, Spiritual)

"When people learn no tools of judgment and merely follow their hopes, the seeds of political manipulation are sown."
- Stephen Jay Gould
(Related: People, Judgment, Manipulation, Tools)

"Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within."
- Stephen Jay Gould
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Hope, Denial, Lying)

"The more important the subject and the closer it cuts to the bone of our hopes and needs, the more we are likely to err in establishing a framework for analysis."
- Stephen Jay Gould
(Related: Needs)

"In times when religious or political faith or hope predominates, the writer functions totally in unison with society, and expresses society's feelings, beliefs, and hopes in perfect harmony."
- Juan Goytisolo
(Related: Faith, Society, Feelings, Hope, Beliefs, Harmony, Religious, Writer)

"I hope to be a producer, a musician, a painter, a photographer - I'm going to push myself to do as many things as I can and see where it goes."
- Lucas Grabeel
(Related: Hope)

"Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one."
- Baltasar Gracian
(Related: Gratitude, Hope, Memory)

"Hope is a great falsifier. Let good judgment keep her in check."
- Baltasar Gracian
(Related: Hope, Judgment)

"Most of the time common 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
(Related: Time, People, Fear, Hope, Greed)

"A careful inspection showed them that, even if they succeeded in righting it by themselves, the cart would travel no longer. The axles were in a hopeless state, and the missing wheel was shattered into pieces."
- Kenneth Grahame
(Related: Travel, State)

"When we finish this tour we are going to begin writing and go into the studio to hopefully have a brand new Foreigner album out in early spring next year. This will be the first Foreigner album out in about ten years."
- Lou Gramm
(Related: First, Spring, Will, Writing, Years)

"So we just hope that all of these governors who are grappling will be able to provide the basic services to our citizens and not have to cut things that really are painful."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Hope, Will)

"Grief is perhaps an unknown territory for you. You might feel both helpless and hopeless without a sense of a "map" for the journey. Confusion is the hallmark of a transition. To rebuild both your inner and outer world is a major project."
- Anne Grant
(Related: Confusion, Grief, Journey, Project, Sense, World)

"Hope sustains life, but misplaced hope prolongs recessions."
- Jim Grant
(Related: Life, Hope)

"You have to look at the discrepancy between what you hoped and imagined and the reality of yourself and all your shortcomings."
- Richard Grant
(Related: Reality)

"An adolescent is somebody who is in between things. A teenager is somebody who's kind of permanently there. And so living with them through the various teenage hopes and sorrows and joys was curiously enough a maturing experience for me."
- Andrew Greeley
(Related: Experience, Living, Teenage)

"Let us hope that good authors who are bad Christians will find salvation through the books they write."
- Julien Green
(Related: Hope, Books, Salvation, Will)

"Educators are still spending way too much time trying to control what kids learn, bending the content to their own purposes, hoping beyond hope to change - by using technology - but not change too much."
- Daniel Greenberg
(Related: Change, Technology, Time, Control, Hope, Content, Kids, Trying)

"I guess I harboured hopes that things would happen more quickly, but I'm not disappointed."
- Jerry Greenfield
"We're not a vocational school. If someone wants to get a high-paying job, I would hope that there are easier ways to do it than working through a formal computer science curriculum."
- Philip Greenspun
(Related: Science, Hope, Computer, Curriculum, Job, School)

"Education exposes young people to a broader world, a world full of opportunity and hope."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Education, People, Opportunity, Hope, World)

"They look quite promising in the shop; and not entirely without hope when I get them back into my wardrobe. But then, when I put them on they tend to deteriorate with a very strange rapidity and one feels so sorry for them."
- Joyce Grenfell
(Related: Hope)

"A radical inner transformation and rise to a new level of consciousness might be the only real hope we have in the current global crisis brought on by the dominance of the Western mechanistic paradigm."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Hope, Consciousness, Crisis, Radical)

"In the kind of world we have today, transformation of humanity might well be our only real hope for survival."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Hope, Survival, Humanity, Today, World)

"At a time when unbridled greed, malignant aggression, and existence of weapons of mass destruction threatens the survival of humanity, we should seriously consider any avenue that offers some hope."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Time, Hope, Survival, Aggression, Destruction, Existence, Greed, Humanity, Weapons)

"All I really had was a suitcase and my drums. So I took them up to Seattle and hoped it would work."
- Dave Grohl
(Related: Work)

"What we're dealt with hopefully is two arms, two eyes, two legs, a head, a heart. The variations, the extensions, the possibilities of the human body, what that can do."
- John Guare
(Related: Heart, Body, Eyes, Possibilities)

"You just have to hope that they'll grant you an interview."
- Lisa Guerrero
(Related: Hope)

"It is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception and compassion and hope."
- Ursula K. Le Guin
(Related: Imagination, Hope, Perception, Compassion)

"Inventions have long since reached their limit, and I see no hope for further development."
- Ursula K. Le Guin
(Related: Development, Hope, Inventions)

"I hope I'm still alive to see an expedition set off for Mars."
- James Gunn
(Related: Hope)

"Let your hope of heaven master your fear of death."
- William Gurnall
(Related: Death, Fear, Hope, Heaven)

"Mr. Speaker, our Nation depends on immigrants' labor, and I hope we can create an immigration system as dependable as they are."
- Luis Gutierrez
(Related: Hope, Labor, Nation)

"So I set out to study the oxidation system in the potato, which, if damaged, causes the plant to turn brown. I did this in the hope of discovering, through these studies, the key to the understanding of adrenal function."
- Albert Szent Gyorgyi
(Related: Hope, Causes, Key, Study, Understanding)

"This celebration here tells me that this work is not hopeless. I thank you for this teaching with all my heart and lift my glass to human solidarity, to the ultimate victory of knowledge, peace, good-will and understanding."
- Albert Szent Gyorgyi
(Related: Work, Peace, Heart, Knowledge, Victory, Solidarity, Teaching, Understanding)

"Instead of the international police action we had hoped for during the war in Kosovo, there are wars again - conducted with state-of-the-art technology, but still in the old style."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: War, Technology, Action, Old, Police, State, Style)

"I have experienced healing through other writers' poetry, but there's no way I can sit down to write in the hope a poem will have healing potential. If I do, I'll write a bad poem."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: Poetry, Hope, Healing, Potential, Will, Writers)

"I don't remember deciding to become a writer. You decide to become a dentist or a postman. For me, writing is like being gay. You finally admit that this is who you are, you come out and hope that no one runs away."
- Mark Haddon
(Related: Hope, Being, Gay, Writer, Writing)

"We hope and we've made clear that the forces need to come out. It needs to be full and complete withdrawal. Our position is it needs to be done as soon as possible so that the elections can be free, fair and free of outside influence."
- Stephen Hadley
(Related: Hope, Elections, Influence, Needs)

"The Almighty gave us our lives, and I suppose He meant us to defend them, at least I have always acted on that, and I hope it will not be brought up against me when my clock strikes."
- H. Rider Haggard
(Related: Hope, Will)

"I'm trying to get in the habit of, you know, picking up a book and learning how to write my feelings down, not my feelings but my thoughts, about things, and hopefully I'll moving toward the writing and directing thing soon."
- Corey Haim
(Related: Feelings, Habit, Thoughts, Learning, Trying, Writing)

"I think maybe ten years from now, I'm hopefully going to be, in like, Tahiti or something. Kicking back like in my huge mansion, if everything goes right, it's all up to me."
- Corey Haim
(Related: Now, Right, Years)

"My fondest hope is that 'Roots' may start black, white, brown, red, yellow people digging back for their own roots. Man, that would make me feel 90 feet tall."
- Alex Haley
(Related: People, Hope, Feet, Man, May)

"Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend."
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton
(Related: Friend, Hope, Acquaintance)

"Hope is generally a wrong guide, though it is very good company by the way."
- Edward F. Halifax
(Related: Hope, Company, Wrong)

"I hope I'm still shooting when I'm 80."
- Conrad Hall
(Related: Hope)

"I would hope to inspire in my listeners a feeling of freedom - of speech, thought and political activity."
- John Hall
(Related: Thought, Hope, Feeling, Freedom, Speech)

"Whiskey's to tough, Champagne costs too much, Vodka puts my mouth in gear. I hope this refrain, Will help me explain, As a matter of fact, I like beer."
- Tom T. Hall
(Related: Hope, Beer, Fact, Help, Will)

"I have been wearing black, which was a reaction to the Ginger thing. But now I have hopes and I can be anything. Tomorrow I might be naked with a feather boa, who knows?"
- Geri Halliwell
(Related: Now, Tomorrow)

"I suppose and I hope that the young guys who are out there losing their lives at least feel the same way I did. I shouldn't think about this very much because I'm almost weeping when I think about it."
- Lawrence Halprin
(Related: Hope, Losing, Weeping)

"Let me just say something that I forgot, I also hoped and this was very true in the beginning - that this would also be a place that people would be able to walk in to the fountain and use it in a nice way of reading and examining the quotations on the blocks."
- Lawrence Halprin
(Related: People, Beginning, Quotations, Reading)

"No young doctor nowadays can hope for work as exciting and rewarding."
- Alice Hamilton
(Related: Work, Hope)

"Finds progress, man's distinctive mark alone, Not God's, and not the beast's; God is, they are, Man partly is, and wholly hopes to be."
- Robert Browning Hamilton
(Related: God, Progress, Man)

"Love, hope, fear, faith - these make humanity; These are its sign and note and character."
- Robert Browning Hamilton
(Related: Faith, Love, Fear, Character, Hope, Humanity)

"I hope all you young girls see yourself up there... we were just like you."
- Mia Hamm
(Related: Hope, Girls)

"I know the world is filled with troubles and many injustices. But reality is as beautiful as it is ugly. I think it is just as important to sing about beautiful mornings as it is to talk about slums. I just couldn't write anything without hope in it."
- Oscar Hammerstein II
(Related: Hope, Reality, Talk, Ugly, World)

"That's what's nice about directing a film and having it done: There's nothing more I can do about it. It's done. That's it. All I can do is let it go and hope that people are kind to it."
- Tom Hanks
(Related: People, Hope, Film, Nothing)

"This bloody past suggests to us that enemies cease hostilities only when they are battered enough to acknowledge that there is no hope in victory - and thus that further resistance means only useless sacrifice."
- Victor Davis Hanson
(Related: Sacrifice, Hope, Victory, Enemies, Past)

"Well, I think, you know, the university and the high schools are also important, but depends how I'm going to do in tennis - well, I hope. I mean, it depends, so I don't know yet."
- Daniela Hantuchova
(Related: Hope, Schools, Tennis, University)

"The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes."
- Thomas Hardy
(Related: Hope, Disappointment, Fulfillment)

"I'm thankful to get the opportunity to direct. I hope I don't mess it up."
- Mark Harmon
(Related: Opportunity, Hope)

"At Chicago Hope they have a technical staff that works real hard to make that O.R. as realistic as possible."
- Mark Harmon
(Related: Hope, Chicago)

"My main hope for myself is to be where I am."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: Hope)

"We were talking about really getting Europe on its feet. It was our hope that there would be a breakdown of trade barriers in Europe first, and then eventually a breakdown internationally, which would help increase trade with Europe."
- W. Averell Harriman
(Related: Hope, Europe, Feet, First, Help, Talking, Trade)

"I wish you well and I hope it will be a huge hit, because that would be very good for me. And if, God forbid, it's a terrible flop, well that would be very good for me."
- Jonathan Harris
(Related: God, Hope, Will)

"The nations of the West hope that by means of steam communication all the world will become as one family."
- Townsend Harris
(Related: Family, Hope, Communication, Nations, Will, World)

"I hope that they are finding satisfaction. I'm in no way making a judgment. I know it doesn't make me happy."
- Randy Harrison
(Related: Hope, Judgment, Satisfaction)

"To liberate words means first to shatter their function as vehicles of idea, memory, hope, or regret."
- Thomas Harrison
(Related: Idea, Hope, First, Memory, Regret, Words)

"Loss of hope rather than loss of life is what decides the issues of war. But helplessness induces hopelessness."
- B. H. Liddell Hart
(Related: Life, War, Hope, Loss)

"Helplessness induces hopelessness, and history attests that loss of hope and not loss of lives is what decides the issue of war."
- B. H. Liddell Hart
(Related: History, War, Hope, Loss)

"I hope to do films. Right now I'm just doing projects that are interesting."
- Melissa Joan Hart
(Related: Hope, Now, Projects, Right)

"Alfred Nobel was much concerned, as are we all, with the tangible benefits we hope for and expect from physiological and medical research, and the Faculty of the Caroline Institute has ever been alert to recognize practical benefits."
- Haldan Keffer Hartline
(Related: Medical, Hope, Benefits, Research)

"Hope is the most exciting thing in life and if you honestly believe that love is out there, it will come. And even if it doesn't come straight away there is still that chance all through your life that it will."
- Josh Hartnett
(Related: Life, Love, Hope, Chance, Will)

"At the end of the day, my hope is that when the new Medicare- Prescription Drug Law gets up and fully running a lot more seniors will pay a whole lot less than they do today for their much-needed medications."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: Hope, Day, End, Law, Running, Today, Will)

"I hope that the Senate acts quickly to pass this legislation so that Americans will no longer worry about having to sell the family farm or business to pay taxes after the death of a loved one."
- Doc Hastings
(Related: Business, Death, Family, Hope, Americans, Legislation, Senate, Taxes, Will, Worry)

"With this book, I truly hope to reach everyone that I don't bump into on the street and share my story."
- Teri Hatcher
(Related: Hope)

"Even a purely moral act that has no hope of any immediate and visible political effect can gradually and indirectly, over time, gain in political significance."
- Vaclav Havel
(Related: Time, Hope, Act, Effect, Gain)

"Hope is a feeling that life and work have meaning. You either have it or you don't, regardless of the state of the world that surrounds you."
- Vaclav Havel
(Related: Life, Work, Hope, Feeling, Meaning, State, World)

"Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good."
- Vaclav Havel
(Related: Work, Success, Hope, Ability, Deep, Joy, Mind, Sense, State, World)

"Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out."
- Vaclav Havel
(Related: Hope, Optimism, Certainty, Conviction, Sense, Will)

"Isn't it the moment of most profound doubt that gives birth to new certainties? Perhaps hopelessness is the very soil that nourishes human hope; perhaps one could never find sense in life without first experiencing its absurdity."
- Vaclav Havel
(Related: Life, Hope, Absurdity, Doubt, First, Sense)

"Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out."
- Vaclav Havel
(Related: Hope, Certainty, Conviction, Sense, Will)

"My fortune somewhat resembled that of a person who should entertain an idea of committing suicide, and, altogether beyond his hopes, meet with the good hap to be murdered."
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Related: Idea, Fortune, Suicide)

"Nothing is so envied as genius, nothing so hopeless of attainment by labor alone. Though labor always accompanies the greatest genius, without the intellectual gift labor alone will do little."
- B. R. Hayden
(Related: Genius, Labor, Nothing, Will)

"I'm not ready to give you a clear answer on whether electoral politics holds any particular hope for progressives. It would mean that nothing I did ever mattered."
- Tom Hayden
(Related: Politics, Hope, Nothing)

"There is a subconscious way of taking violence as a way of expression, as a normality, and it has a lot of effects in the youth in the way they absorb education and what they hope to get out of life."
- Salma Hayek
(Related: Education, Life, Hope, Expression, Normality, Violence, Youth)

"The bold enterprises are the successful ones. Take counsel of hopes rather than of fears to win in this business."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Business, Successful)

"Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope. Few are reduced so low as that."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Hope, Possession)

"The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe from reprisals. And have no hope of rising in their own self esteem but by lowering their neighbors."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: People, Hope, Neighbors, Self, Self esteem)

"I've always resisted the idea of becoming a David Hasselhoff, and I hope I'm still resisting it."
- Anthony Head
(Related: Idea, Hope)

"Even if the hopes you started out with are dashed, hope has to be maintained."
- Seamus Heaney
(Related: Hope)

"Are we changing the idea of what beauty is? Let's hope so. I'm not the typical Hollywood beauty. Let's hope we're looking at the insides of people a little more."
- Anne Heche
(Related: Beauty, People, Idea, Hope, Hollywood)

"Insecurity and resignation mingle with the hope for a better order."
- Gustav Heinemann
(Related: Hope, Insecurity, Order, Resignation)

"I hope it will come as no surprise that I have something to say."
- Teresa Heinz
(Related: Hope, Will)

"Nothing you write, if you hope to be good, will ever come out as you first hoped."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Hope, First, Nothing, Will)

"Things start out as hopes and end up as habits."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: End, Habits)

"America must be the moral leader. It is not enough to have power. Power must be used to protect freedom and give all people hope for the opportunity to see the fruit of their own labor."
- Jesse Helms
(Related: Power, Leader, People, Opportunity, Hope, America, Freedom, Labor)

"As soon as I finished the first book, I wrote a second, which I hope to sell this year, and I have just about finished the third book in the series. Two more are already outlined. I'm in this for the long haul."
- Richard Helms
(Related: Hope, First)

"Of course, you would have to be insane to hope your child grows up to be a playwright or poet. Given the odds, you would have to be quite cavalier about your children's future."
- Mark Helprin
(Related: Hope, Children, Future)

"I've tried to reduce profanity but I reduced so much profanity when writing the book that I'm afraid not much could come out. Perhaps we will have to consider it simply as a profane book and hope that the next book will be less profane or perhaps more sacred."
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: Hope, Profanity, Will, Writing)

"In live action movies, you just hope that everything works. Because the actor may had a bad morning and doesn't play good, or accidents happen continuously. Many things contradict what you are trying to say. But in cartoons, nothing contradict what you want to say."
- John Hench
(Related: Movies, Action, Hope, Accidents, Actor, Cartoons, May, Nothing, Play, Trying, Want)

"Let hope inspire you, but let not idealism blind you. Don't look back, you can never look back."
- Don Henley
(Related: Hope, Blind, Idealism)

"I retire to make way for an abler man. In my four years as attorney general I have aged about ten years, but when I have get back to the practice of law, I hope to show those lawyers that I still have some vitality left."
- Alexander Henry
(Related: Hope, Law, Lawyers, Man, Practice, Vitality, Years)

"On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!"
- Alexander Henry
(Related: Hope, Country, Language)

"What unites Oklahomans today is what has always united us: Our unshakable faith. Our love of family and compassion for others. The unlimited promise of a hopeful future."
- Brad Henry
(Related: Family, Love, Faith, Compassion, Future, Promise, Today, United)

"A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning."
- Brad Henry
(Related: Love, Imagination, Hope, Learning)

"When I was young, my ambition was to be one of the people who made a difference in this world. My hope is to leave the world a little better for having been there."
- Jim Henson
(Related: People, Hope, Ambition, Difference, World)

"My hope still is to leave the world a bit better than when I got here."
- Jim Henson
(Related: Hope, World)

"I decided, very early on, just to accept life unconditionally; I never expected it to do anything special for me, yet I seemed to accomplish far more than I had ever hoped. Most of the time it just happened to me without my ever seeking it."
- Audrey Hepburn
(Related: Life, Time)

"Spend not on hopes."
- George Herbert
"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
(Related: Love, Money, Hope, Fame, Man)

"I hope to make people realize how totally helpless animals are, how dependent on us, trusting as a child must that we will be kind and take care of their needs."
- James Herriot
(Related: People, Hope, Animals, Care, Needs, Will)

"I look back on my life like everybody does but not just career. I mean I look back on my life as a whole, so I don't think that I dwell there or anything and in terms of work I hope that there is a lot in front of me."
- Barbara Hershey
(Related: Life, Work, Hope, Career)

"I write to tell my grandchildren where they come from, and what their grandparents were up to, and I hope they will in their own way continue. I invite anyone else to listen in."
- Arthur Hertzberg
(Related: Hope, Grandparents, Will)

"I regard Christian and Jewish fundamentalism, and all other forms of fundamentalism, as the enemies of God - and I hope you'll quote me on that."
- Arthur Hertzberg
(Related: God, Hope, Christian, Enemies)

"A large part of the problem, is that young people are being born into the world and growing up without much hope. And so, they become murderers, they become suicide bombers."
- Arthur Hertzberg
(Related: People, Hope, Being, Growing up, Suicide, World)

"What We want is to make it possible for our unfortunate people to live a life of industry for it is by steady work alone that we hope for our physical and moral rehabilitation. For this reason above all we have undertaken to rally our people around our ideal."
- Theodor Herzl
(Related: Life, Work, People, Hope, Reason, Want)

"On what can we now place our hopes of solving the many riddles which still exist as to the origin and composition of cosmic rays? It must be emphasized here above all that to attain really decisive progress greater funds must be made available."
- Victor Francis Hess
(Related: Progress, Now)

"I'm a hopeless romantic, and very much the person in a relationship to go: If things are going well, I'll buy the flowers, remember the dates of things, plan fun nights out."
- Jennifer Love Hewitt
(Related: Flowers, Fun, Romantic)

"I'm a hopeless romantic. It's disgusting. It really is. I've seen 'While You Were Sleeping', like, twenty times, and I still believe in the whole Prince Charming thing."
- Jennifer Love Hewitt
(Related: Romantic)

"And I hope very much that the ALP will become increasingly engaged in the international discussions that are taking place amongst centre-left parties generally."
- Patricia Hewitt
(Related: Hope, Will)

"I hope it will be set in California. In a way, I made a mistake, because a New Jersey policeman can't operate that way in New York. But in California, he can move between different counties."
- Patricia Highsmith
(Related: Mistake, Hope, Will)

"Writing a song is much like being an author. Yes, we all have tools to write (everyone has a brain I hope!), but that doesn't all of a sudden make us best selling authors."
- Ken Hill
(Related: Selling, Being, Song, Tools, Writing)

"Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Achievement, Hope, Desire)

"Well, we're in show business, and I have been making a living in this business a long time and inevitably it means taking what it is that you've done and hopefully you're showing it to a lot of people who like it."
- Walter Hill
(Related: Business, Time, People, Living)

"In spite of certain distressing but isolated occurrences in the last battle, I certainly hoped that the Army would be in a position to continue to hold out."
- Paul von Hindenburg
(Related: Army, Battle)

"In this world of doubt, one thing is certain for me; that I will go on writing songs up to and - I hope, through heavenly means or diabolical - beyond the day I die."
- Robyn Hitchcock
(Related: Hope, Day, Doubt, Songs, Will, World, Writing)

"The influx of women into paid work and her increased power raise a woman's aspirations and hopes for equal treatment at home. Her lower wage and status at work and the threat of divorce reduce what she presses for and actually expects."
- Arlie Hochschild
(Related: Power, Women, Work, Home, Aspirations, Divorce, Treatment, Wage, Woman)

"It is the around-the-corner brand of hope that prompts people to action, while the distant hope acts as an opiate."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: People, Action, Hope)

"Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy - the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Soul, Hope, Disappointment, Expectation)

"I never plot out my novels in terms of the tone of the book. Hopefully, once a story is begun it reveals itself."
- Alice Hoffman
"So when I told my parents I wanted to go into acting because I was flunking out of my first year of junior college, they were relieved that I had picked something other than joining the army. But I can't imagine how they had high hopes for me."
- Dustin Hoffman
(Related: Acting, Army, College, First, Parents)

"Hopefully I can become the Babe Ruth of the World Wrestling Federation and be the champion at the same time."
- Hulk Hogan
(Related: Time, World, Wrestling)

"I really do hope that the Millennium Summit gives new impetus to the work of the United Nations."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Work, Hope, Nations, United)

"It was stunning actually, because what you would hope for from our national leaders is some reflection, some understanding that the situation that we encountered in Iraq was not what we expected, that it was not what he said it would be."
- Chris Van Hollen
(Related: Hope, Iraq, Leaders, Reflection, Understanding)

"Beware how you take away hope from another human being."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Hope, Being)

"To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Old, Years)

"To be seventy years young is sometimes for more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
(Related: Old, Years)

"To be 70 years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be 40 years old."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
(Related: Old, Years)

"Beware how you take away hope from any human being."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
(Related: Hope, Being)

"I was guilty of judging capitalism by its operations and socialism by its hopes and aspirations; capitalism by its works and socialism by its literature."
- Sidney Hook
(Related: Aspirations, Capitalism, Literature, Socialism)

"If you are a friend of the Constitution as I am, I hope you will consider engaging me in the topics of my posts whether you agree or disagree with my position on a particular subject."
- John Jay Hooker
(Related: Friend, Hope, Constitution, Will)

"The pause between the errors and trials of the day and the hopes of the night."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Day, Errors, Night, Trials)

"You oughtn't to yield to temptation. Well, somebody must, or the thing becomes absurd."
- Anthony Hope
(Related: Temptation, Yield)

"His foe was folly and his weapon wit."
- Anthony Hope
(Related: Folly, Wit)

"I may not understand, but I am willing to admire."
- Anthony Hope
(Related: May)

"I wish you would read a little poetry sometimes. Your ignorance cramps my conversation."
- Anthony Hope
(Related: Poetry, Conversation, Ignorance)

"Telling the truth to people who misunderstand you is generally promoting a falsehood, isn't it?"
- Anthony Hope
(Related: Truth, People, Falsehood)

"Unless one is a genius, it is best to aim at being intelligible."
- Anthony Hope
(Related: Genius, Being)

"Unless you are a genius, it is best to aim at being intelligible."
- Anthony Hope
(Related: Genius, Being)

"Good families are generally worse than any others."
- Anthony Hope
"You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Old)

"You never get tired unless you stop and take time for it."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Time)

"When she started to play, Steinway came down personally and rubbed his name off the piano."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Name, Play)

"You've got to be rich to have a swing like that."
- Bob Hope
"When they asked Jack Benny to do something for the Actor's Orphanage - he shot both his parents and moved in."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Actor, Parents)

"When we recall the past, we usually find that it is the simplest things - not the great occasions - that in retrospect give off the greatest glow of happiness."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Happiness, Past)

"The trees in Siberia are miles apart, that is why the dogs are so fast."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Dogs, Trees)

"The good news is that Jesus is coming back. The bad news is that he's really pissed off."
- Bob Hope
(Related: News)

"The only thing chicken about Israel is their soup."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Israel)

"I grew up with six brothers. That's how I learned to dance - waiting for the bathroom."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Dance, Brothers, Waiting)

"They'll always be an England, even if it's in Hollywood."
- Bob Hope
(Related: England, Hollywood)

"People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy."
- Bob Hope
(Related: People, Kisses)

"Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Age, Middle age)

"Kids are wonderful, but I like mine barbecued."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Kids)

"If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Work, Fun, Golf, Play, Recreation)

"If you haven't got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Heart, Charity, Trouble)

"If I have to lay an egg for my country, I'll do it."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Country)

"She said she was approaching forty, and I couldn't help wondering from what direction."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Direction, Help)

"Bigamy is the only crime where two rites make a wrong."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Crime, Wrong)

"I've always been in the right place and time. Of course, I steered myself there."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Time, Right)

"I don't feel old. I don't feel anything till noon. That's when it's time for my nap."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Time, Old)

"I do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Benefits, Hate)

"A sense of humor is good for you. Have you ever heard of a laughing hyena with heart burn?"
- Bob Hope
(Related: Humor, Heart, Sense)

"A James Cagney love scene is one where he lets the other guy live."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Love)

"A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Money, Will)

"I have a wonderful make-up crew. They're the same people restoring the Statue of Liberty."
- Bob Hope
(Related: People, Liberty)

"I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Tears)

"I have too much money invested in sweaters."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Money)

"I like to play in the low 70's. If it gets any hotter than that I'll stay in the bar!"
- Bob Hope
(Related: Play)

"I love to go to Washington - if only to be near my money."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Love, Money, Washington)

"One feels the excitement of hearing an untold story."
- John Hope
(Related: Excitement, Hearing)

"If money, education, and honesty will not bring to me as much privilege, as much equality as they bring to any American citizen, then they are to me a curse, and not a blessing."
- John Hope
(Related: Equality, Education, Money, Honesty, American, Privilege, Will)

"I grew up thinking that you were supposed to read and write all your waking hours."
- John Hope
(Related: Thinking, Waking)

"Dissatisfaction with possession and achievement is one of the requisites to further achievement."
- John Hope
(Related: Achievement, Possession)

"We must get beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths... and tell the world the glories of our journey."
- John Hope
(Related: Journey, World)

"We have sat on the river bank and caught catfish with pin hooks. The time has come to harpoon a whale."
- John Hope
(Related: Time)

"A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune."
- Horace
(Related: Change, Heart, Adversity, Fortune)

"I don't have to be an imitation of a white woman that Hollywood sort of hoped I'd become. I'm me, and I'm like nobody else."
- Lena Horne
(Related: Hollywood, Imitation, Woman)

"Nothing is as simple as we hope it will be."
- Jim Horning
(Related: Hope, Nothing, Will)

"We are all serving a life sentence, and good behavior is our only hope for a pardon."
- Douglas Horton
(Related: Life, Hope, Behavior)

"Suicide is possible, but not probable; hanging, I trust, is even more unlikely; for I hope that, by the time I die, my countrymen will have become civilised enough to abolish capital punishment."
- Laurence Housman
(Related: Time, Trust, Hope, Punishment, Suicide, Will)

"And right now I may just be living inside the heart of the body, and I one day hope to move to the brain."
- Terrence Howard
(Related: Heart, Hope, Body, Day, Living, May, Now, Right)

"There is nothing so well known as that we should not expect something for nothing - but we all do and call it Hope."
- Edward W. Howe
(Related: Hope, Nothing)

"Hope cannot be said to exist, nor can it be said not to exist. It is just like roads across the earth. For actually the earth had no roads to begin with, but when many men pass one way, a road is made."
- Lu Hsun
(Related: Men, Hope, Earth, Road)

"Love, we say, is life; but love without hope and faith is agonizing death."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Death, Faith, Love, Life, Hope)

"A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Success, Failure, Effort, May, Persistence)

"I hope to God that the inner strength that will vindicate my deeds will in good time spring forth from my own people. I have done as I had to on the prompting of my inner voice."
- Kurt Huber
(Related: Time, God, People, Hope, Strength, Deeds, Spring, Voice, Will)

"You know, in my hometown of Hope, Arkansas, the three sacred heroes were Jesus, Elvis, and FDR, not necessarily in that order."
- Mike Huckabee
(Related: Hope, Heroes, Order)

"Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: God, Hope, Man, Word)

"I hope I can do a better job than Mr. Bettman."
- Bobby Hull
(Related: Hope, Job)

"The great gift of Easter is hope - Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake."
- Basil C. Hume
(Related: God, Love, Hope, Christian, Confidence, Easter, Goodness, Nothing)

"My sense about Greta is that people ought to wait and see and see if she doesn't indeed turn out to be as balanced as we hope and expect she will. But there you are."
- Brit Hume
(Related: People, Hope, Sense, Will)

"A propensity to hope and joy is real riches; one to fear and sorrow real poverty."
- David Hume
(Related: Fear, Hope, Joy, Poverty, Sorrow)

"I'm currently doing Undeclared an American TV show set in a college. It just got aired and got massive ratings so hopefully that'll screen in the UK soon."
- Charlie Hunnam
(Related: American, College)

"So I try not to do press and if you can keep the balance of keeping a certain degree of anonymity and do interesting work then you can hope for a degree of career longevity."
- Charlie Hunnam
(Related: Work, Hope, Balance, Career, Longevity, Press)

"I've never been a cop nor hope to be a cop, thanks."
- Evan Hunter
(Related: Hope)

"I had hoped that he has mouth smell or something other repelling, but nothing! It was even charming."
- Michelle Hunziker
"Before I do a play I say that I hope it's going to be for as short a time as possible but, once you do it, it is a paradoxical pleasure. One evening out of two there are five minutes of a miracle and for those five minutes you want to do it again and again. It's like a drug."
- Isabelle Huppert
(Related: Time, Hope, Evening, Play, Pleasure, Want)

"I put everything I can into the mulberry of my mind and hope that it is going to ferment and make a decent wine. How that process happens, I'm sorry to tell you I can't describe."
- John Hurt
(Related: Hope, Mind, Mulberry, Wine)

"Fundamentalism as it is called is not confined to the Muslim world. It is something that we have seen in different parts of the world. Let us hope that a dialogue between the followers of the three great monotheistic religions could help in putting an end to this."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Hope, Muslim, End, Followers, Help, World)

"All what we hope for is that a day will come, when we have all gone, when people will say that this man has tried, and his family tried. This is all there is to seek in this world."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Family, People, Hope, Day, Man, Will, World)

"The results of political changes are hardly ever those which their friends hope or their foes fear."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Fear, Hope, Friends, Results)

"At the end of the day, all you can hope for is to go on. The older I get, the more I realize that just keeping on keeping on is what life's all about."
- Janis Ian
(Related: Life, Hope, Day, End)

"Hope springs eternal, even in politics."
- Gwen Ifill
(Related: Politics, Hope)

"But, yeah, as far as Asian Americans go, I hope they know they can look at me and see that they can do music on their own, within a band or just on their own, and not feel like there's any barriers. I've never felt any particular barriers myself, being who I am."
- James Iha
(Related: Music, Hope, Americans, Being)

"Well, I always hope that I'm a role model."
- James Iha
(Related: Hope)

"You know, it's going to be a really long tour, and well, I guess I'll see what happens with A Perfect Circle, 'cause they do other projects too, and I don't know. I hope I can always do a lot of different things, do 'em well."
- James Iha
(Related: Hope, Projects)

"A person, who no matter how desperate the situation, gives others hope, is a true leader."
- Daisaku Ikeda
(Related: Leader, Hope)

"At the moment of death I hope to be surprised."
- Ivan Illich
(Related: Death, Hope)

"We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation."
- Ivan Illich
(Related: Hope, Expectation)

"Theater is, of course, a reflection of life. Maybe we have to improve life before we can hope to improve theater."
- William Ralph Inge
(Related: Life, Hope, Reflection, Theater)

"In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Love, Death, Hope, Listening, Night)

"Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Hope, Flowers)

"Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Hope, Reputation)

"The President's speech suggested to me that were we to follow his leadership, we will be in Iraq not for months, but for years. I also hope I am wrong on this."
- Daniel Inouye
(Related: Leadership, Hope, Iraq, Months, President, Speech, Will, Wrong, Years)

"I hope that the mistakes made and suffering imposed upon Japanese Americans nearly 60 years ago will not be repeated against Arab Americans whose loyalties are now being called into question."
- Daniel Inouye
(Related: Hope, Americans, Being, Mistakes, Now, Question, Suffering, Will, Years)

"The whole thing means such a great deal for me, and hopefully one day it will be there. But my friends and my family mean a little more. I would rather be helping them, even if it hurts that."
- Michael Irvin
(Related: Family, Day, Friends, Will)

"Acting provides the fulfillment of never being fulfilled. You're never as good as you'd like to be. So there's always something to hope for."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Hope, Acting, Being, Fulfillment)

"You cannot set art off in a corner and hope for it to have vitality, reality, and substance."
- Charles Ives
(Related: Art, Hope, Reality, Vitality)

"But maybe music was not intended to satisfy the curious definiteness of man. Maybe it is better to hope that music may always be transcendental language in the most extravagant sense."
- Charles Ives
(Related: Music, Hope, Language, Man, May, Sense)

"To have someone to relate to and hopefully enjoy the music and get a positive message out of it, to make the best music that we possibly could, those were the goals."
- Janet Jackson
(Related: Music, Goals, Positive)

"Keep hope alive!"
- Jesse Jackson
(Related: Hope)

"At the end of the day, we must go forward with hope and not backward by fear and division."
- Jesse Jackson
(Related: Fear, Hope, Day, End)

"Today's students can put dope in their veins or hope in their brains. If they can conceive it and believe it, they can achieve it. They must know it is not their aptitude but their attitude that will determine their altitude."
- Jesse Jackson
(Related: Attitude, Hope, Students, Today, Will)

"I hope to bring people to God with my songs."
- Mahalia Jackson
(Related: God, People, Hope, Songs)

"Blues are the songs of despair, but gospel songs are the songs of hope."
- Mahalia Jackson
(Related: Hope, Despair, Songs)

"So finally I came up with a thing that felt really pure, and I'm Christian, so when I hear about death I have a lot of hope because I believe in Jesus and life after death, and John 3:16."
- Victoria Jackson
(Related: Death, Life, Hope, Christian)

"When you look at a city, it's like reading the hopes, aspirations and pride of everyone who built it."
- Hugh Newell Jacobsen
(Related: Aspirations, Pride, Reading)

"Anarchy is the only slight glimmer of hope."
- Mick Jagger
(Related: Hope, Anarchy)

"I had hope, however; I had been wounded seven times during the war, and once before in this same lung; and I did not believe I was going to die."
- Jesse James
(Related: War, Hope)

"For me, already being part of a single parent household and knowing it was just me and my mom, you'd would wake up times and hope that the next day you'd be able to be alongside your mother because she was out trying to make sure that I was taken care of. But all I cared about was her being home."
- LeBron James
(Related: Home, Mom, Mother, Hope, Being, Care, Day, Trying)

"I'm hopefully touring with Colin Baker next year in Perfect Strangers. I have performed with Sylvia Simms in poetry and music evenings. I would love to do those for the rest of my career - they are so fun and witty."
- Louise Jameson
(Related: Love, Music, Poetry, Career, Fun, Rest, Strangers, Witty)

"Hope is a talent like any other."
- Storm Jameson
(Related: Talent, Hope)

"If I stay alert, then I can challenge myself, and by challenging myself, that helps me to stay alive and to hopefully take something away from the experience."
- Thomas Jane
(Related: Experience, Challenge)

"All men are homosexual, some turn straight. It must be very odd to be a straight man because your sexuality is hopelessly defensive. It's like an ideal of racial purity."
- Derek Jarman
(Related: Men, Man, Purity, Sexuality)

"Well, by the end of the millennium, five, six months from now, we hope to somehow manage to move into a new location where we have the whole building, so we can devote space to all our activities."
- Joseph Jarman
(Related: Hope, Building, End, Months, Now, Space)

"Hopefully, if not it's not working right. I'm like a navigator and I try to encourage our collaboration and find the best way that will produce fruit. I like fruit. I like cherries, I like bananas."
- Jim Jarmusch
(Related: Collaboration, Right, Will)

"To travel hopefully is better than to arrive."
- James Jeans
(Related: Travel)

"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Government, Hope, Strength, Aristocracy, Challenge, Corporations, Country, Defiance, Laws)

"I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Power, Wisdom, Hope, Will)

"My theory has always been, that if we are to dream, the flatteries of hope are as cheap, and pleasanter, than the gloom of despair."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Dream, Hope, Despair, Theory)

"One loves to possess arms, though they hope never to have occasion for them."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Hope)

"My hope is that countries like Morocco will have investment to create work, so people don't have to leave."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Work, People, Hope, Countries, Investment, Will)

"My music is my way to rearrange the world according to my own hopes."
- Stephan Jenkins
(Related: Music, World)

"I have my share of insecurities, hopes and fears."
- Stephan Jenkins
"I hope that some day the practice of producing cowpox in human beings will spread over the world - when that day comes, there will be no more smallpox."
- Edward Jenner
(Related: Hope, Day, Practice, Will, World)

"I shall endeavour still further to prosecute this inquiry, an inquiry I trust not merely speculative, but of sufficient moment to inspire the pleasing hope of its becoming essentially beneficial to mankind."
- Edward Jenner
(Related: Trust, Hope, Mankind)

"God, I hope I wear this jersey forever."
- Derek Jeter
(Related: God, Hope)

"Pakistan not only means freedom and independence but the Muslim Ideology which has to be preserved, which has come to us as a precious gift and treasure and which, we hope other will share with us."
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(Related: Hope, Muslim, Freedom, Independence, Ideology, Treasure, Will)

"My message to you all is of hope, courage and confidence. Let us mobilize all our resources in a systematic and organized way and tackle the grave issues that confront us with grim determination and discipline worthy of a great nation."
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(Related: Courage, Determination, Discipline, Hope, Confidence, Grave)

"I hope they make a video game of me. At least I wouldn't have any cellulite then."
- Scarlett Johansson
(Related: Hope)

"We went to dinner and healed the wounds, at least to a certain degree. But I hope he understands the hurt he did to me. He put the boot into a pal and I don't think you should do that."
- Ian St. John
(Related: Hope, Hurt, Wounds)

"Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do."
- Pope John XXIII
(Related: Dreams, Concern, Potential)

"Do not lose hope in what the universe has placed you here to do."
- Darren L. Johnson
(Related: Hope, Universe)

"And this we should believe: that hope and volition can bring us closer to our ultimate goal: justice for all, injustice for no-one."
- Eyvind Johnson
(Related: Hope, Injustice)

"I hope to be with you as a writer for a very long time, and I hope that you will enjoy reading my work, because readers are the highest form of life on this planet."
- Guy Johnson
(Related: Life, Time, Work, Hope, Reading, Will, Writer)

"But I must own that I also felt stirred by an unselfish desire to voice all the joys and sorrows, the hopes and ambitions, of the American Negro, in classic musical form."
- James Weldon Johnson
(Related: American, Desire, Voice)

"Since my induction into the Sports Hall of Fame, I have wanted to have my No. 3 Chevy on exhibit for sports fans to see. I hope others will enjoy the car as much as I have."
- Junior Johnson
(Related: Car, Sports, Hope, Fame, Fans, Will)

"All kids need is a little help, a little hope and somebody who believes in them."
- Magic Johnson
(Related: Hope, Help, Kids)

"Millions of American families affected by debilitating diseases have new hope today after the U.S. House passed legislation to support potentially life-saving stem cell research."
- Nancy L. Johnson
(Related: Life, Hope, American, Legislation, Research, Support, Today)

"The mind is never satisfied with the objects immediately before it, but is always breaking away from the present moment, and losing itself in schemes of future felicity... The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Hope, Future, Losing, Mind, Pleasure, Present)

"The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Hope, Mind, Pleasure)

"Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Merriment, Nothing)

"What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Hope, Diligence, First)

"We are long before we are convinced that happiness is never to be found, and each believes it possessed by others, to keep alive the hope of obtaining it for himself."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Happiness, Hope)

"No place affords a more striking conviction of the vanity of human hopes than a public library."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Conviction, Public, Vanity)

"Whatever enlarges hope will also exalt courage."
- William Samuel Johnson
(Related: Courage, Hope, Will)

"Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness and captivity would, without this comfort, be insupportable."
- William Samuel Johnson
(Related: Hope, Comfort, Poverty, Sickness)

"Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness, which this world affords."
- William Samuel Johnson
(Related: Happiness, Hope, World)

"I didn't really want to live, so anything that was an investment in time made me angry... but also I just felt sad. When the hopelessness is hurting you, it's the fixtures and fittings that finish you off."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Time, Investment, Want)

"I think the Commissioner is taking the steps necessary to give the game back to the players and the fans and hopefully take the league to the next level."
- Cobi Jones
(Related: Fans)

"Mainly as sort of blueprints for dealing with most of the adults in their lives, to some extent with their fellows. It is this notion of aiming high and there's always hope, aim low and you might as well stop now."
- Diana Wynne Jones
(Related: Hope, Now)

"I, for one, hope that youth will again revolt and again demoralize the dead weight of conformity that now lies upon us."
- Howard Mumford Jones
(Related: Hope, Conformity, Lies, Now, Weight, Will, Youth)

"I just hope that some of the movies I'm in are still welcome years from now."
- Jeffrey Jones
(Related: Movies, Hope, Now, Years)

"The ultimate would be to compete in a couple more Olympics, hopefully break some world records and wind up my sports career with a couple of years in the WNBA."
- Marion Jones
(Related: Sports, Career, Wind, World, Years)

"We daily share emotions, our personal and shared needs and hope."
- Frank Jordan
(Related: Hope, Emotions, Needs)

"I hope that no more groans of wounded men and women will ever go to the ear of the Great Spirit Chief above, and that all people may be one people."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: Men, Women, People, Hope, May, Spirit, Will)

"If we ever hope to rid the world of the political AIDS of our time, terrorism, the rule must be clear: One does not deal with terrorists; one does not bargain with terrorists; one kills terrorists."
- Meir Kahane
(Related: Time, Hope, Bargain, Terrorism, World)

"For if enough people were really convinced that growth should be halted, and if they acted on that conviction, then billions of others might be deprived of any realistic hope of gaining the opportunities now enjoyed by the more fortunate."
- Herman Kahn
(Related: People, Growth, Hope, Conviction, Now)

"Hopefully, nations will refuse to accept a situation in which nuclear accidents actually do occur, and, if at all possible, they will do something to correct a system which makes them likely."
- Herman Kahn
(Related: Accidents, Nations, Will)

"I know there are going to be big challenges financially, but I'm excited artistically. I think that if the experience is better artistically, then we have more hope in the future."
- Karen Kain
(Related: Experience, Hope, Future)

"Some writers would be kinder than others, I'm sure. Hopefully they might describe my techniques as a mixture of tried and tested formulas - if it aint broke don't fix it - and unexpected twists."
- Paul Kane
(Related: Writers)

"I can look back at stuff I wrote in my early days and squirm at some of the mistakes I made. But we're all learning every day; we never stop. I just hope people keep on liking what I do. That gives me such a kick."
- Paul Kane
(Related: People, Hope, Day, Learning, Mistakes)

"Amateurs hope, professionals work."
- Garson Kanin
(Related: Work, Hope, professionals)