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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.

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.

Author: Maya Angelou (1928)

Profession: African-American poet, Writer, Performer

Hope is the expectation that something outside of ourselves, something or someone external, is going to come to our rescue and we will live happily ever after.

Author: Dr. Robert Anthony

Profession: American educator

Hope is the dream of a waking man.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

Hope is a waking dream.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

Still bent to make some port he knows not where, still standing for some false impossible shore.

Author: Matthew Arnold (1822-1888)

Profession: British Poet, Critic

Hope is a good breakfast but a bad supper.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Hope is the parent of faith.

Author: Cyrus A. Bartol


Before you give up hope, turn back and read the attacks that were made on Lincoln.

Author: Bruce Barton (1886-1967)

Profession: American Author, Advertising Executive

There is hope for all of us. Well, anyway, if you don't die you live through it, day in, day out.

Author: May L. Becker


No winter lasts forever; no spring skips it's turn.

Author: Hal Borland (1900-1978)

Profession: American Writer

Hope is the best part of our riches.

Author: Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904)

Profession: American Author, Lawyer

Man partly is and wholly hopes to be.

Author: Robert Browning (1812-1889)

Profession: British Poet

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.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

Where there is no vision, there is no hope.

Author: George Washington Carver (1864-1943)

Profession: American Scientist