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I love art, and I love history, but it is living art and living history that I love. It is in the interest of living art and living history that I oppose so-called restoration. What history can there be in a building bedaubed with ornament, which cannot at the best be anything but a hopeless and lifeless imitation of the hope and vigor of the earlier world?More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I hope that we shall have leisure from war, -- war commercial, as well as war of the bullet and the bayonet; leisure from the knowledge that darkens counsel; leisure above all from the greed of money, and the craving for that overwhelming distinction that money now brings: I believe that, as we have even now partly achieved liberty , so we shall achieve equality , and best of all, fraternity , and so have leisure from poverty and all its griping, sordid cares.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
. . .suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but - I hope - into a better shape.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I have suffered too much in this world not to hope for another.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Why are we so full of restraint? Why do we not give in all directions? Is it fear of losing ourselves? Until we do lose ourselves there is no hope of finding ourselves.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I would hope that understanding and reconciliation are not limited to the 19th hole alone.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We live by admiration, hope and love; and even as these are well and wisely fixed, in dignity of being we ascend.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We live by admiration, hope and love.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Faith has to do with things that are not seen, and hope with things that are not in hand.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Civilization rests on a set of promises; if the promises are broken too often, the civilization dies, no matter how rich it may be, or how mechanically clever. Hope and faith depend on the promises; if hope and faith go, everything goes.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
How can we hope to remain economically competitive in a world in which... 90% of Dutch high-school students take advanced math courses and 100% of teachers in Germany have double majors, while the best we can say about our pocket of excellence is that 75% of [American] students have learned to critique tactfully?More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One of the most difficult things everyone has to learn is that for your entire life you must keep fighting and adjusting if you hope to survive. No matter who you are or what your position is you must keep fighting for whatever it is you desire to achieve.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Of all the needs (there are none imaginary) a lonely child has, the one that must be satisfied, if there is going to be hope and a hope of wholeness, is the unshaken need for an unshakable God.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Only those who feel little in the eyes of God, can hope to be mighty in the eyes of men.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
My object will be, if possible, to form Christian men, for Christian boys I can scarcely hope to make.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Ideas are invented only as correctives to the past. Through repeated rectification of this kind one may hope to disengage an idea that is valid.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The first task of a leader is to keep hope alive.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me..More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Courage is like love; it must have hope to nourish it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We therefore commit his body to the ground; earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust; in sure and certain hope of the Resurrection.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I hope the two wings of the Democratic Party may flap together.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The United Nations is our one great hope for a peaceful and free world.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In prosperity prepare for a change; in adversity hope for one.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to the law; and those who have must to hope and nothing to lose will always be dangerous.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nothing exists until or unless it is observed. An artist is making something exist by observing it. And his hope for other people is that they will also make it exist by observing it. I call it creative observation. Creative viewing.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Man wants to live, but it is useless to hope that this desire will dictate all his actions.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world. Someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The kind of lawyer you hope the other fellow has.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To give a generous hope to a man of his own nature, is to enrich him immeasurably.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The men and woman who make the best boon companions seem to have given up hope of doing something else...some defect of talent or opportunity has cut them off from their pet ambition and has thus left them with leisure to take an interest in their lives of others. Your ambition may be, it makes him keep his thoughts at home. But the heartbroken people -- if I may use the word in a mild, benevolent sense -- the people whose wills are subdued to fate, give us consolation, recognition, and welcome.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is not necessary to hope in order to understand, nor to succeed in order to persevere.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We praise Him, we bless Him, we adore Him, we glorify Him, and we wonder who is that baritone across the aisle and that pretty woman on our right who smells of apple blossoms. Our bowels stir and our cod itches and we amend our prayers for the spiritual life with the hope that it will not be too spiritual.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The three great ends which a statesman ought to propose to himself in the government of a nation, are -- 1. Security to possessors; 2. Facility to acquirers; and, 3. Hope to all.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The human mind is indeed a cave swarming with strange forms of life, most of them unconscious and unilluminated. Unless we can understand something as to how the motives that issue from this obscurity are generated, we can hardly hope to foresee or control them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I hope with all my heart there will be painting in heaven.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Of all ills that one endures, hope is a cheap and universal cure.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for our own improvement and, at the same time, share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
These have not the hope to die.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Murders are exciting and lift people into a heart-beating awe as religion is supposed to do, after seeing one in the street young couples will go back to bed and make love, people will cross themselves and thank God for the gift of their stuporous lives, old folks will talk to each other over cups of hot water with lemon because murders are enlivened sermons to be analyzed and considered and relished, they speak to the timid of the dangers of rebellion, murders are perceived as momentary descents of God and so provide joy and hope and righteous satisfaction to parishioners, who will talk about them for years afterward to anyone who will listen.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To live without Hope is to Cease to live.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
For a mother the project of raising a boy is the most fulfilling project she can hope for. She can watch him, as a child, play the games she was not allowed to play; she can invest in him her ideas, aspirations, ambitions, and values -- or whatever she has left of them; she can watch her son, who came from her flesh and whose life was sustained by her work and devotion, embody her in the world. So while the project of raising a boy is fraught with ambivalence and leads inevitably to bitterness, it is the only project that allows a woman to be -- to be through her son, to live through her son.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another -- too often ending in the loss of both.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
People wish to be settled. It is only as far as they are unsettled that there is any hope for them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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