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But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.
~ Lord Byron | ( British poet. ) | 1788-1824 | Hope
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
Cold hopes swarm like worms within our living clay.
~ Percy Bysshe Shelley | ( English poet. ) | 1792-1822 | Hope
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery.
~ Bertrand Russell | ( British logician and philosopher. ) | 1872-1970 | Hope
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
~ Benedict de Spinoza | (Dutch Jewish philosopher. ) | 1632-1677 | Hope
quotes Division : Dutch philosophers   
     
He that lives upon hope will die fasting.
~ Benjamin Franklin | ( American statesman ) | 1706-1790 | Hope
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
He who has never hoped can never despair.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Hope
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
Hope and fear are inseparable.
~ FranA§ois de La Rochefoucauld | ( French writer. ) | 1613-1680 | Hope
quotes Division : Russian writers   
     
Hope is a bad thing. It means that you are not what you want to be. It means that part of you is dead, if not all of you. It means that you entertain illusions. It's a sort of spiritual clap, I should say.
~ Henry Miller | ( American author. ) | 1891-1980 | Hope
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Hope is a good breakfast but a bad supper.
~ Francis Bacon | (English philosopher and statesman ) | 1561-1626 | Hope
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords: but, like all other pleasures immoderately enjoyed, the excesses of hope must be expiated by pain; and expectations improperly indulged must end in disappointment.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Hope
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Hope is the best part of our riches.
~ Christian Nevell Bovee | ( American author y lawyer. ) | 1820-1904 | Hope
quotes Division : Civil Libertarians   
     
Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope. Few are reduced so low as that.
~ William Hazlitt | ( British essayist. ) | 1778-1830 | Hope
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
Hope is the dream of a waking man.
~ Aristotle | (Greek philosopher and polymath ) | 384 BC - 322 BC | Hope
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Hope is the last thing that dies in man; and though it be exceedingly deceitful, yet it is of this good use to us, that while we are traveling through life it conducts us in an easier and more pleasant way to our journey's end.
~ FranA§ois de La Rochefoucauld | ( French writer. ) | 1613-1680 | Hope
quotes Division : Russian writers   
     
Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
~ Robert Green Ingersoll | ( American politician and orator. ) | 1833-1899 | Hope
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
Hope is the struggle of the soul, breaking loose from what is perishable, and attesting her eternity.
~ Herman Melville | ( American writer. ) | 1819-1891 | Hope
quotes Division : Critics   
     
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul, and sings the tunes without the words, and never stops at all.
~ Emily Dickinson | (American poet. ) | 1830-1886 | Hope
quotes Division : American poets   
     
If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.
~ Thomas Fuller | ( British clergyman and author. ) | 1608-1661 | Hope
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think in vain, and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
~ Joseph Addison | (English essayist and poet ) | 1672 - 1719 | Hope
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
In all things it is better to hope than to despair.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Hope
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
In our sad condition our only consolation is the expectancy of another life. Here below all is incomprehensible.
~ Martin Luther | ( German priest and scholar. ) | 1483-1546 | Hope
quotes Division : Religious People   
     

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