Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: You don’t give up.
– Anne Lamott
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
– Robert H. Goddard
Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men’s blood…Make big plans, aim high in hope and work.
– Daniel H. Burnham
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.
Human consciousness arose but a minute before midnight on the geological clock. Yet we mayflies try to bend an ancient world to our purposes, ignorant perhaps of the messages buried in its long history. Let us hope that we are still in the early morning of our April day.
– Stephen J. Gould
While there’s life, there’s hope.