A misty morning does not signify a cloudy day.

Ah, Hope! what would life be, stripped of thy encouraging smiles, that teach us to look behind the dark clouds of to-day, for the golden beams that are to gild the morrow.

Amateurs hope, professionals work.

Before you give up hope, turn back and read the attacks that were made on Lincoln.

But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.

Cold hopes swarm like worms within our living clay.

Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.

Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal, with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope.

Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery.

Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.

From the withered tree, a flower blooms.

He gains a great deal who loses a vain hope.

He that lives upon hope will die fasting.

He that waits for a dead man's shoes may long go barefoot.

He who does not hope to win has already lost.

He who has health, has hope. And he who has hope, has everything.

He who has never hoped can never despair.

Hold your head high, stick your chest out. You can make it. It gets dark sometimes, but morning comes. Keep hope alive.

Honest winter, snow clad and with the frosted beard, I can welcome not uncordially; but that long deferment of the calendar's promise, that weeping loom of March and April, that bitter blast outraging the honor of May — how often has it robbed me of heart and hope.

Hope and fear are inseparable.

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