Quotes: hope

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  • Bo Bennett
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    Confusing the words wish, faith and pray with each other usually just results in a minor grammatical faux pas, but when any of these words, especially hope, is confused with action, the results are much more devastating.
  • Frances Rodman
    Frances Rodman
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    Courage is sometimes frail as hope is frail: a fragile shoot between two stones that grows brave toward the sun though warmth and brightness fail, striving and faith the only strength it knows.
  • Bryce Harper
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    D.C. fans, I think, are so good. They just come up to me, and they're so nice and so polite and just, 'Hey, I hope you have a great career,' and 'How are you doing, everything's good?' That's pretty much where they leave it at.
  • Death is the great hope of all life; the desire to expend itself; to be used and consumed by its own longing for itself.
  • William S. Burroughs
    William S. Burroughs
    American writer and artist 1914-1997
    William S. Burroughs
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    Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy - the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.
  • John Banville
    John Banville
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    Doing what you do well is death. Your duty is to keep trying to do things that you don't do well, in the hope of learning.
  • Robert Lynd
    Robert Lynd
    American sociologist 1892-1970
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    Doubt and despair, like hope, are born in imagination.
  • Bob Riley
    Bob Riley
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    Drugs are the enemies of ambition and hope - and when we fight against drugs we are fighting for the future.
  • Bob Hope
    Bob Hope
    American comedian, actor 1903-
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    Drugs are very much a part of professional sports today, but when you think about it, golf is the only sport where the players aren't penalized for being on grass.
  • Carter Burwell
    Carter Burwell
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    Even if I went off to some other career, I hope I would still be doing Coen films.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    Every other author may aspire to praise; the lexicographer can only hope to escape reproach, and even this negative recompense has been yet granted to very few.
  • John Ciardi
    John Ciardi
    American teacher, poet, writer 1916-1986
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    Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal, with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope.
  • Billy Gardell
    Billy Gardell
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    Everybody wants to be a better version of themselves - everybody. And I hope one day I can lose some weight. Maybe, who knows, I'll hire myself a trainer and a fancy cook. In five years, maybe I'll be an action hero. Then again, maybe I'll just be this guy. Who knows? But the fun part is embracing the human side of that.
  • Bobby Darin
    Bobby Darin
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    Everybody, sooner or later, will have to go under the knife. Let's hope they make out as well as I did.