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Man can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air ... but only for one second without 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.

Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.

Man's mind is not a container to be filled but rather a fire to be kindled.

My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. In no other land could a boy from a country village, without inheritance or influential friends, look forward with unbounded hope.

My faith is important. I have nothing without it.

My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it.

Never despair.

No affliction nor temptation, no guilt nor power of sin, no wounded spirit nor terrified conscience, should induce us to despair of help and comfort from God.

Nobody really cares if you're miserable, so you might as well be happy.

None are completely wretched but those who are without hope, and few are reduced so low as that.

Now the God of hope fills you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope.

Oh, what a valiant faculty is hope.

One should ... be able to see things as hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise.

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

Our greatest good, and what we least can spare, is hope.

Patience is the art of hoping.

Prisoners of hope.

Refusal to hope is nothing more than a decision to die.

Someone once said to me, 'Reverend Schuller, I hope you live to see all your dreams fulfilled.' I replied, I hope not, because if I live and all my dreams are fulfilled, I'm dead.' It's unfulfilled dreams that keep you alive.


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