Wednesday, August 10, 2011

The Lighter Side

I have a bit of free time so I was checking out some forums (The internet, optimized for killing time) and I found a post by a guildmate Awenita that was really amazing, with some added words by Thalleia.  I figured I would place them here with a few kittens.

By Awenita on Tue Aug 09, 2011 

I know I've been needing some I thought I'd share some quotes I found on hope. Feel free to share yours!

Once you choose hope, anything's possible. ~Christopher Reeve

Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them. ~Vincent McNabb

When the world says, "Give up,"
Hope whispers, "Try it one more time."
~Author Unknown

Hope itself is a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords; but, like all other pleasures immoderately enjoyed, the excesses of hope must be expiated by pain. ~Samuel Johnson

Hope is that thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops... at all. ~Emily Dickinson

The wings of hope carry us, soaring high above the driving winds of life. ~Ana Jacob

All it takes is one bloom of hope to make a spiritual garden. ~Terri Guillemets

The miserable have no other medicine
But only hope.
~William Shakespeare

The road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination. ~Marian Zimmer Bradley

You've gotta have hope. Without hope life is meaningless. Without hope life is meaning less and less. ~Author Unknown

Lord save us all from... a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms. ~Mark Twain

Hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark. ~George Iles

Hope is putting faith to work when doubting would be easier. ~Author Unknown

Hope is independent of the apparatus of logic. ~Norman Cousins

Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness, of captivity, would, without this comfort, be insupportable. ~Samuel Johnson

Hope is the physician of each misery. ~Irish Proverb

To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death. ~Pearl S. Buck

Hope is a path through a flowering meadow. One doesn't require that it lead anywhere. ~Robert Brault

Never deprive someone of hope - it may be all they have. ~Author Unknown

Hope never abandons you, you abandon it. ~George Weinberg

Re: Hope
By Thalleia.on Wed Aug 10, 2011
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
- Helen Keller

- Hope is like peace. It is not a gift from God. It is a gift only we can give one another.
Elie Wiesel

Hope is the feeling we have that the feeling we have is not permanent.
- Mignon McLaughlin

Beware how you take away hope from any human being.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.
- Bern Williams

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