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Live in hope or Die in despair. Dombey & Son by Charles Dickens


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  • If you've destroyed a man's hope, you've destroyed the man.
  • No life with desperateness, and no desperateness with life.
  • One who has health has hope, and one who has hope has everything.
  • You cannot live on Hope Alone.But without Hope,Life is not worth Living
  • Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.
  • Even now I am full of hope, but the end lies in God.
  • Every area of trouble gives out a ray of hope; and the one unchangeable certainty is that nothing is certain or unchangeable.
  • Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.
  • Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up.
  • Hope dies last. (Or Hope is the last thing to be lost) (Lo ultimo que muere es la esperanza)
  • 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.
  • Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.
  • Hope? Oh yes, there is hope — infinite hope. But not for us.
  • Hope — it is the quintessential human delusion, simultaneously the source of your greatest strength and your greatest weakness.
  • I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going but I'm on the way.
  • 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.
  • It is the around-the-corner brand of hope that prompts people to action, while the distant hope acts an opiate.
  • Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings.
  • Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning.
  • Never give out while there is hope; but hope not beyond reason, for that shows more of desire than judgement
  • Strong hope is a much greater stimulant to life than any single realized joy could be.
  • It was close. The actual quote is: "ope, in its stronger forms, is a great deal more powerful stimulans to life than any sort of realized joy can ever beMan must be sustained in suffering by a hope so high that no conflict with actuality can dash it—so high, indeed, that no fulfilment can satisfy it: a hope reaching out beyond this world."
  • The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty
  • The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.
  • There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
  • True hope dwells on the possible, even when life seems to be a plot written by someone who wants to see how much adversity we can overcome. True hope responds to the real world, to real life; it is an active effort
  • We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.
  • Your hopes, dreams and aspirations are legitimate. They are trying to take you airborne, above the clouds, above the storms, if you only let them.
  • Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torment of man.
  • Hope is the denial of reality. It is the carrot dangled before the draft horse to keep him plodding along in a vain attempt to reach it.
  • Hope is when we feel the pain that makes us try again
  • People have hope because they do not see death behind them.
  • The cure for despair is not hope. It's discovering what we want to do about something we care about.