Tuesday, 22 May 2012


"Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it.”
Bill Cosby quotes

     “Many of the great achievements of the world were accomplished by tired and discouraged men who kept on working.”

     “To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.”

  “May the love hidden deep inside your heart find the love waiting in your dreams. May the laughter that you find in your tomorrow wipe away the pain you find in your yesterdays.”

    “Love comes to those who still hope even though they've been disappointed, to those who still believe even though they've been betrayed, to those who still love even though they've been hurt before.”

  “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”
 Oscar Wilde quotes

“What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise”
  Oscar Wilde quotes

  “Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.”
  Eskimo Proverb quotes
  “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.”
 Albert Einstein quotes

Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.  ~Robert Ingersoll

"Never let go of hope. One day you will see that it all has finally come together. What you have always wished for has finally come to be. You will look back and laugh at what has passed and you will ask yourself... 'How did I get through all of that?”

 “When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you are slamming the door in the face of     God.”
      Charles L. Allen quotes

 “When things are bad, we take comfort in the thought that they could always be worse. And when they are, we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get better.”                    

“Hope never abandons you; you abandon it”
George Weinberg quotes  
“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”
“Hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark.”
George Iles quotes
“Hope is not a dream but a way of making dreams become reality.”
  Where hope would otherwise become hopelessness, it becomes faith. ~Robert Brault.

Hope, deceitful as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route. ~Fran├žois Duc de La Rochefoucauld
 Once you choose hope, anything's possible. ~Christopher Reeve

Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity. ~Robert G. Ingersoll

 Things which you do not hope happen more frequently than things which you do hope. ~Titus Maccius Plautus
                                                                   Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them. ~Vincent McNabb

In reality, hope is the worst of all evils, because it prolongs man's torments.  When the world says, "Give up,"~Friedrich Nietzsche 

 Hope whispers, "Try it one more time."
~Author Unknown

There is nothing so well known as that we should not expect something for nothing - but we all do and call it Hope. ~Edgar Howe

If you knew that hope and despair were paths to the same destination, which would you choose? ~Robert Brault.

Hope itself is 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.  ~Samuel Johnson

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

Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come.  ~Anne Lamott

The wings of hope carry us, soaring high above the driving winds of life.  ~Ana Jacob

All it takes is one bloom of hope to make a spiritual garden.  ~Terri Guillemets

The miserable have no other medicine
But only hope.
~William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure

The road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination.  ~Marian Zimmer Bradley

You've gotta have hope.  Without hope life is meaningless.  Without hope life is meaning less and less.  ~Author Unknown

Hope is the feeling we have that the feeling we have is not permanent.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960

Lord save us all from... a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms.  ~Mark Twain

Hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark.  ~George Iles

When hope is hungry, everything feeds it.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960

Hope is putting faith to work when doubting would be easier.  ~Author Unknown

If one truly has lost hope, one would not be on hand to say so.  ~Eric Bentley

It is the first purpose of hope to make hopelessness bearable.  ~Robert Brault.

The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.  ~Thomas Hardy

Hope is independent of the apparatus of logic.  ~Norman Cousins


Sanity may be madness but the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.  ~Don Quixote

Hope is necessary in every condition.  The miseries of poverty, sickness, of captivity, would, without this comfort, be insupportable.  ~Samuel Johnson

It's all one thing - both tend into one scope -
To live upon Tobacco and on Hope,
The one's but smoke, the other is but wind.
~Sir Robert Aytoun of Kincaldie, "Sonnet on Tobacco"

Hope is the physician of each misery.  ~Irish Proverb

God sends the dawn
that we might see
the might-have-beens
that still might be.  ~Robert Brault,

God puts rainbows in the clouds so that each of us - in the dreariest and most dreaded moments - can see a possibility of hope.  ~Maya Angelou

Hope deceives more men than cunning does.  ~Vauvenargues, Reflections and Maxims, 1746

Take hope from the heart of man and you make him a beast of prey.  ~Ouida

It is the around-the-corner brand of hope that prompts people to action, while the distant hope acts as an opiate.  ~Eric Hoffer

To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death.  ~Pearl S. Buck

Hope is a walk through a flowering meadow.  One does not require that it lead anywhere.  ~Robert Brault

Hope is but the dream of those who wake.  ~Matthew Prior

Hope is grief's best music.  ~Author Unknown

There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.  ~Baruch Spinoza

He that lives upon hope will die fasting.  ~Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack

When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you're slamming the door in the face of God.  ~Charles L. Allen

Though you lose all hope, there is still hope, and it loves to surprise.  ~Robert Braut

Never deprive someone of hope - it may be all they have.  ~Author Unknown

Hope never abandons you, you abandon it.  ~George Weinberg

Some see a hopeless end, while others see an endless hope.  ~Author Unknown

Hope is patience with the lamp lit.  ~Tertullian

Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.  ~Lin Yutang

Hope is the poor man's bread.  ~Gary Herbert

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

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