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Hope is the poor man's bread.

Hope is the poor man's bread.

Hope is the positive mode of awaiting the future.

Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances which we know to be desperate.

Hope is the second soul of the unhappy.

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without words and never stops at all.

Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.

Hope is tomorrow's veneer over today's disappointment.

Hope never abandons you, you abandon it.

Hope proves a man deathless. It is the struggle of the soul, breaking loose from what is perishable, and attesting her eternity.

Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible.

Hope springs eternal in the human breast; Man never is, but always to be blest.

Hope warps judgment in council, but quickens energy in action.

Hope works in these ways: it looks for the good in people instead of harping on the worst; it discovers what can be done instead of grumbling about what cannot; it regards problems, large or small, as opportunities; it pushes ahead when it would be easy to quit; it "lights the candle" instead of "cursing the darkness."

Hope writes the poetry of the boy, but memory that of the man. Man looks forward with smiles, but backward with sighs. Such is the wise providence of God. The cup of life is sweetness at the brim - the flavor is impaired as we drink deeper, and the dregs are made bitter that we may not struggle when it is taken from our lips.

Hope, deceiving as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route.

Hope, like the gleaming taper's light, adorns and cheers our way; And still, as darker grows the night, emits a lighter ray.

Hope, of all passions, most befriends us here; joy has her tears, and transport has her death; hope, like a cordial, innocent though strong, man's heart at once inspirits and serenes, nor makes him pay his wisdom for his joys.

I always entertain great hopes.

I have a knack of hoping, which is as good as an estate in reversion, if one can keep from the temptation of turning it into certainty, which may spoil all.


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