‘Brave admiral, say but one good word :
What shall we do when HOPE is gone ?’
The words leapt like a leaping sword;
‘Sail on! Sail on ! Sail on ! and on !’
“There is no better or more blessed bondage than to be
a prisoner of HOPE.”
A person seldom falls sick, but the bystanders are
animated with a faint HOPE that he will die.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All that I am, or HOPE to be,
I owe to my angel mother.
And be these juggling fiends no more believ’d,
That patter with us in a double sense;
That keep the word of promise to our ear,
And break it to our HOPE.
William Shakespeare : Macbeth
Gratitude is merely the secret HOPE of further favors.
François De La Rochefoucauld
He has health, has HOPE; and he who has HOPE, has
He may live without books, – what is knowledge but grieving?
He may live without HOPE, – what is HOPE but deceiving?
He may live without love, – what is passion but pining?
But where is the man that can live without dining?
He that leveth in HOPE dances without music.
He that lives upon HOPE will die fasting.
Heavy the sorrow that bows the head
When love is alive and HOPE is dead.
HOPE for the best, but prepare for the worst.
HOPE is a waking dream.
HOPE is generally a wrong guide, though it is very good
company by the way.
HOPE is good breakfast, but is bad supper.