I believe in some blending of hope and sunshine sweetening the worst lots. I believe that this life is not all; neither the beginning nor the end. I believe while I tremble; I trust while I weep.Charlotte Bront
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.Albert Einstein
When you are confronted with terrible hardships, and no one offers you any support, when your friends turn into enemies, and even your relatives have deserted you, and when all support has given way, and all hope has been lost - if you then come to remember the Supreme Lord God, even the hot wind shall not touch you.Sri Guru Granth Sahib
Journalists say a thing that they know is not true, in the hope that if they keep on saying it long enough it will be true.Enoch Arnold Bennett
There is no sweeter pleasure than to surprise a man by giving him more than he hopes for.Charles Baudelaire
Young people, who are still uncertain of their identity, often try on a succession of masks in the hope of finding the one which suits them the one, in fact, which is not a mask.Wystan Hugh Auden
I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes and the ark of his safety.Frederick Douglass
There is a strange charm in the thoughts of a good legacy, or the hopes of an estate, which wondrously removes or at least alleviates the sorrow that men would otherwise feel for the death of friends.Miguel de Cervantes
I hope that before your time on earth ends, as mine is now ending, you will find the strength of character to stand before the American public and the world, and in particular the Iraqi people, and beg for forgiveness.Tomas Young
There is far more danger of harm than there is hope of good in any radical changes.John Calvin Coolidge Jr.
Hope is a state of mind independent of the state of the world. If your heart's full of hope, you can be persistent when you can't be optimistic. You can keep the faith despite the evidence, knowing that only in so doing has the evidence any chance of changing. So while I'm not optimistic, I'm always very hopeful.William Sloane Coffin
I hope people learn to appreciate our people in uniform. These aren't guys who just shoot 'em up. They plan. And they are extremely intelligent.Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.
There is something sadder to lose than life the reason for living; Sadder than to lose one's possessions is to lose one's hope.Paul Claudel
We promise according to our hopes, and perform according to our fears.Francois duc de la Rochefoucauld
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which believe the idea that things cannot be changed.Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.