Quotations About / On:
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.
(Winston Churchill (1874-1965), British statesman, writer. quoted in Reader's Digest (Pleasantville, N.Y., Dec. 1954).)
Hope and despair ignore one another's cries.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Seventh Selection, New York (1990).)
Hope, politeness, the blowing of a nose, the squeak of a boot, all produce "boum."
(E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster (1879-1970), British novelist, essayist. A Passage to India, pt. II, ch. 14 (1924).
Description of the echo in the Marabar Caves.)
What is it that you love in others?My hopes.
(Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 3, p. 519, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). The Gay Science, first edition, "Third Book," aphorism 272 (1882).)
Self-realization is a comedown from salvation, but still gives us something to hope for.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
I steer my bark with Hope in the head, leaving Fear astern.
(Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), U.S. president. Letter, April 8, 1816, to John Adams. The Adams-Jefferson Letters, vol. 2, p. 467, ed. Lester J. Cappon (1959).)
Hope, and hopelessness, persist despite the facts.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
A prayer is a ray of hope.
Where there is a pawn there is hope.
(Where there is a child there is hope for better days 'n a better life, for they will grow up 'n become better persons.'n change the world.)
Be the hope of your people
(Be the hope)