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★ Hope & Hopelessness

Hope & Hopelessness: see Expectation & Life’s Like That & Opportunity & Faith & Belief & Conviction & Disappointment & Ambition & Optimism & Commitment & Patience & Endurance & Persistence & Planning & Promise & Waiting

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934.  We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.  (Belief & Hope & Conviction & Life’s Like That & World)  Franklin D Roosevelt

 

 

1,032.  Faith is a myth and beliefs shift like mists on the shore; thoughts vanish; words, once pronounced, die; and the memory of yesterday is as shadowy as the hope of to-morrow.  (Faith & Myth & Belief & Think & Words & Memory & Hope)  Joseph Conrad

 

 

2,087.  The abbreviation of time, and the failure of hope, will always tinge with a browner shade the evening of life.  (Life’s Like That & Old Age & Hope)  Edward Gibbon 1737-94, Memoirs of My Life 1796

 

 

99,622.  My motto: fuck hope.  (Comedy & Hope)  George Carlin, Brain Droppings audio

 

 

80,335.  Marriage is the death of hope.  (Marriage & Hope)  Woody Allen

 

 

2,147.  I felt much better when I gave up hope.  (Life’s Like That & Hope)  Woody Allen, cited John Pilger

 

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2,148.  Since I gave up hope I feel a lot better.  (Life’s Like That & Hope)  Steve Taylor, song

 

 

2,683.  An extra-terrestrial being, newly arrived on Earth – scrutinizing what we mainly present to our children in television, radio, movies, newspapers, magazines, the comics, and many books – might easily conclude that we are intent on teaching them murder, rape, cruelty, superstition, credulity, and consumerism.  We keep at it, and through constant repetition many of them finally get it.  What kind of society could we create if, instead, we drummed into them science and a sense of hope?  (Science & Teaching & Society & Hope)  Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

 

 

4,944.  It’s not my victory; it’s yours and yours and yours.  If a gay can win, it means there is hope that the system can work for all minorities if we fight.  We’ve given them hope.  (Right & Homosexual & Minority & Fight & Hope)  Harvey Milk

 

 

5,200.  Work without hope draws nectar in a sieve,

And hope without an object cannot live.  (Work & Hope)  Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1772-1834, Work Without Hope

 

 

5,571.  This was freedom.  Losing all hope was freedom.  (Freedom & Hope)  Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

 

 

6,873.  A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instil a love of learning.  (Teach & Hope & Imagination & Learn)  Brad Henry

 

 

6,951.  Education breeds confidence.  Confidence breeds hope.  Hope breeds peace.  (Education & Confidence & Hope & Peace)  Confucius
 

 

9,234.  While there is death there is hope.  (Death & Hope)  Richard Crossman 1907-74, re Hugh Gaitskell's death 1963 & favourite phrase of Harold Laski

 

 

9,572.  If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps life moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all.  And so today I still have a dream.  (Courage & Hope & Dream)  Dr Martin Luther King junior, The Trumpet of Conscience

 

 

73,012.  We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.  (Finite & Infinite & Hope & Disappointment)  Martin Luther King junior

 

 

17,528.  I don’t know if I actually had hope.  (Gangstas & Death Penalty & Hope)  Gary Chessman, executed after nine appeals on death row

 

 

18,697.  Those forgotten people enjoyed generation after generation of hopelessness.  (Gangstas: Tennessee & Tennessee & Hope)  Gangland: Kill or be Killed

 

 

20,228.  Losing all hope was freedom.  (GBH Films & Hope & Freedom)  Fight Club ***** 1999 starring Edward Norton & Brad Pitt & Helena Bonham Carter & Meatloaf & Jared Leto et al, director David Fincher, hero

 

 

20,834.  Her:  There’s no hope in it.

 

Him:  It’s the truth.  (GBH Films & Hope)  Croupier 1998 starring Clive Owen & Alex Kingston & Gina McKee & Kate Hardie & Nicholas Ball & Alexander Morton & Nick Reding & Paul Reynolds & Barnaby Kay et al, director Mike Hodges

 

 

25,230.  You’ll leave Hope behind after a few months of this.  (Star Trek & Hope)  Star Trek: Voyager: The Thaw 2e23 [lowest rated Voyager] machine prisoner

 

 

29,228.  First black president, and all those wonderful words about hope and change ... Whatever happened to hope?  (United States & Hope & Change & Obama)  Andrew Marr, Obama: What Happened to Hope? BBC 2012

 

 

33,786.  I end tonight where it all began for me: I still believe in a place called Hope.  (Clinton & Hope)  Bill Clinton, A Place Called Hope 1992

 

 

44,757. If you're working 50 hours a week to try to maintain family income, and your children have the kinds of aspirations that come from being flooded with television from age one, and associations have declined, people end up hopeless, even though they have every option.  (Television & Hope)  Noam Chomsky

 

 

50,488.  Just when I had made my today

Secure with safe yesterdays

I see tomorrow coming with its pale glass star called hope.

It shatters on impact

And falls like splinters of cruel rain

And I see the red oil of life

running from my wrists

onto tomorrow’s headlines.  (Depression & Hope & Suicide)  Spike Milligan, Hope

 

 

50,540.  In all things it is better to hope than to despair.  (Despair & Hope)  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

 

50,551.  The difference between hope and despair is a different way of telling stories from the same facts.  (Despair & Hope)  Alain de Botton

 

 

50,552.  Don't despair: despair suggests you are in total control and know what is coming.  You don’t.  Surrender to events with hope.  (Despair & Hope)  Alain de Botton

 

 

53,800.  The problem with these ideas is that they’re far too optimistic.  In Seneca’s analysis, people get angry because they’re too hopeful.  (Happiness & Anger & Hope & Philosophy)  Alain de Botton, Philosophy: Seneca on Anger

 

 

50,577.  Life is a narrow vale between the cold and barren peaks of two eternities.  We strive in vain to look beyond the heights.  We cry aloud, and the only answer is the echo of our wailing cry.  From the voiceless lips of the unreplying dead there comes no word; but in the night of death hope sees a star and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.  (Sadness & Hope & Cry & Life’s Like That)  Robert G Ingersoll, Some Mistakes of Moses

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