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Quotations About / On: HOPE

  • 51.
    In a seriously intended intellectual emancipation a person's mute passions and cravings also hope to find their advantage.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 328, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980); Human, All-Too-Human, part I, trans. by Helen Zimmern, in The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche, vol. 6, p. 366, ed. Oscar Levy, New York, Russell and Russell (1964). Human, All-Too-Human, "Man Alone With Himself," aphorism 542, "The Dangers of Intellectual Emancipation," (1878).)
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  • 52.
    I remember her on the screen, huge as a colossus doll, mincing and whispering and simply hoping her way into total vulnerability.
    (Gloria Steinem (b. 1934), U.S. feminist, writer, editor. repr. In Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions (1983). "Marilyn Monroe: The Woman who Died Too Soon," Ms. (New York, Aug. 1972).)
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  • 53.
    Every day begins with an act of courage and hope: getting out of bed.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
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  • 54.
    The kind of lawyer you hope the other fellow has.
    (Raymond Chandler (1888-1959), U.S. author. The Long Goodbye, ch. 17 (1954).)
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  • 55.
    The only way of knowing a person is to love them without hope.
    (Walter Benjamin (1892-1940), German critic, philosopher. repr. In One-Way Street and Other Writings (1978). "Arc Lamp," One-Way Street (1928).)
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  • 56.
    Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
    (Arthur Miller (b. 1915), U.S. dramatist. Tom, in The Ride Down Mount Morgan, act 1 (1991).)
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  • 57.
    In economics, hope and faith coexist with great scientific pretension and also a deep desire for respectability.
    (John Kenneth Galbraith (b. 1908), U.S. economist. New York Times Magazine (June 7, 1970).)
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  • 58.
    We would not be interested in human beings if we did not have the hope of someday meeting someone worse off than ourselves.
    (E.M. Cioran (b. 1911), Rumanian-born French philosopher. "Strangled Thoughts," sct. 3, The New Gods (1969, trans. 1974).)
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  • 59.
    Mortality: not acquittal but a series of postponements is what we hope for.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Third Selection, New York (1986).)
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  • 60.
    At the moment of death I hope to be surprised.
    (Ivan Illich (b. 1926), Austrian-born U.S. theologian, author. Quoted in Sunday Times (London, November 20, 1988). In reply to a question on his beliefs about the afterlife.)
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