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If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Things which you do not hope happen more frequently than things which you do hope.
Plautus
Hope is the dream of a soul awake.
French Proverb
Hope, deceitful as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
In all pleasure hope is a considerable part.
Samuel Johnson
I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.
Charlotte Bronte
Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.
Robert Green Ingersoll
To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death.
Pearl S. Buck
He that lives upon hope will die fasting.
Benjamin Franklin
The miserable have no other medicine
But only hope.
William Shakespeare
Hope never abandons you, you abandon it. 
George Weinberg
Hope is the physician of each misery.
Irish Proverb
Hope itself is a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords; but, like all other pleasures immoderately enjoyed, the excesses of hope must be expiated by pain. 
Samuel Johnson
If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.
Thomas Fuller
Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope; and few are reduced so low as that.
William Hazlitt
One of the best safeguards of our hopes, I have suggested, is to be able to mark off the areas of hopelessness and to acknowledge them, to face them directly, not with despair but with the creative intent of keeping them from polluting all the areas of possibility.
William F. Lynch
We judge a man's wisdom by his hope
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What oxygen is to the lungs, such is hope to the meaning of life.
Emil Brunner
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Take hope from the heart of man and you make him a beast of prey.
Quida
Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
Vaclav Havel
If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come.
Chinese Proverb
Hope is the universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton
We'd never know how high we are till we are called to rise; and then, if we are true to plan, our statures touch the sky.
Emily Dickinson
Hope is patience with the lamp lit.
Tertullian
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.
Richard Bach
In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.
Robert Green Ingersoll
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Oscar Wilde
Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. 
Anne Lamott
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