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Hope quotes - Maybe the way out of the darkness

Hope is...

Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Hope is a waking dream.
Aristotle (about 350 B.C.)

Hope is itself a species of happiness, and perhaps the chief happiness which this world affords.
Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Hope is slowly extinguished and quickly revived.
Sophia Lee (1750-1824)

Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook.
Ben Jonson (1572-1637)

Hope is the parent of faith.
Cyrus Augustus Bartol (1813-1900)

Hope is the poor man's bread.
George Herbert (1593-1633)

In all pleasures, hope is a considerable part.
Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Our greatest good, and what we least can spare, is hope.
Abraham Cowley (1618-1667)

Wise words about hope

Every cloud has a silver lining, but it is sometimes difficult to get it to the mint.
Donald Marquis (1878-1937)

Great hopes make great men.
Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)

He that lives upon hope will die fasting.
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

He who does not hope to win has already lost.
Jose Joaquin de Olmedo (1780-1847)

Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.

Hope springs exulting on triumphant wing.
Robert Burns (1759-1796)

Man is, properly speaking, based upon hope, he has no other possession but hope; this world of his is emphatically the place of hope.
Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

We often call a certainty a hope, to bring it luck.
Elizabeth Asquith (1897-1945)