Quotes: hoping

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  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    A man's delight in looking forward to and hoping for some particular satisfaction is a part of the pleasure flowing out of it, enjoyed in advance. But this is afterward deducted, for the more we look forward to anything the less we enjoy it when it comes.
  • Ben Vereen
    Ben Vereen
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    As I laid in the hospital bed I started thinking that I had a show to do. I was hoping the Doctor would put me together so I could do the show.
  • Buchi Emecheta
    Buchi Emecheta
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    I came to England in 1962 as a very young bride, in my teens, hoping just to stay two years and go back.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    I find myself... hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by party-spirit, which at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    If there is sin against life, it consists… in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.
  • Bruno Rossi
    Bruno Rossi
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    In any case, whenever technical progress opened a new window into the surrounding world, I felt the urge to look through this window, hoping to see something unexpected.
  • Ursula K. Le Guin
    Ursula K. Le Guin
    American author 1929-
    Ursula K. Le Guin
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    In the tale, in the telling, we are all one blood. Take the tale in your teeth, then, and bite till the blood runs, hoping it's not poison; and we will all come to the end together, and even to the beginning: living, as we do, in the middle.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    Now, anybody who thinks that we can move this economy forward with just a few folks at the top doing well, hoping that it's going to trickle down to working people who are running faster and faster just to keep up, you'll never see it.
  • Alice Walker
    Alice Walker
    American Author, Critic 1944-
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    She say, Celie, tell the truth, have you ever found God in church? I never did. I just found a bunch of folks hoping for him to show. Any God I ever felt in church I brought in with me. And I think all the other folks did too. They come to church to share God, not find God.
  • Barry Diller
    Barry Diller
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    The American public tunes in every night hoping to see two people screwing. Obviously, we can't give them that but let's always keep it in mind.
  • The English have a special sense of humour. This I immediately experienced in the dressing room. As I walked with two plates while eating, suddenly a team-mate asked me, 'Basti, what time is it?' hoping I would automatically turn my hand to look at my watch. That's quite entertaining.
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    American Author 1906-
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    The only real security is not in owning or possessing, not in demanding or expecting, not in hoping, even. Security in a relationship lies neither in looking back to what it was, nor forward to what it might be, but living in the present and accepting it as it is now.
  • William Trogdon
    William Trogdon
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    There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won t.
  • Philo
    Philo
    Hellenistic Jewish philosopher 20BC-50AD
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    Those who give hoping to be rewarded with honor are not giving, they are bargaining.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.
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