Our heart's where they rocked our cradle, Our love where we spent our toil, And our faith, and our hope, and our honour We pledge to our native soil!
The Native-Born (1894)
Know then, whatever cheerful and serene Supports the mind, supports the body too: Hence, the most vital movement mortals feel Is hope, the balm and lifeblood of the soul.john armstrong
I live in hope and that I think do all Who come into this world.robert bridges
The only hope, or else despair Lies in the choice of pyre or pyre To be redeemed from fire by fire.
Always believe in your dreams, because if you don't, you'll still have hope.
I suppose it can be truthfully said that Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
When we realize the degree of agency we actually do have, we no longer have to "hope" at all. We simply do the work.
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords.
Hope proves man deathless. It is the struggle of the soul, breaking loose from what is perishable, and attesting her eternity.
[W]e were inspired by the fierce dignity of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, as she proved that no human being can truly be imprisoned if hope burns in your heart. [...] You're the ones who are going to have to seize freedom, because a true revolution of the spirit begins in each of our hearts.
Farewell The hopes of court! my hopes in heaven do dwell.william shakespeare
The miserable have no other medicine But only hope: I've hope to live, and am prepar'd to die.william shakespeare
Many are the strange chances of the world... and help oft shall come from the hands of the weak when the Wise falter.
There is always hope.
While there is life there's hope (he cried,) Then why such haste? so groan'd and died.john gay
Gay hope is theirs by fancy fed, Less pleasing when possest; The tear forgot as soon as shed, The sunshine of the breast.thomas gray
Youth fades; love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all.
Races, better than we, have leaned on her wavering promise, Having naught else but Hope.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
And the past held only this wisdom: that love was a damaging mistake, and its accomplice, hope, a treacherous illusion.Khaled Hosseini