hope

A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on hope, military, and privacy

PRIVATE, n. A military gentleman with a field-marshal's baton in his knapsack and an impediment in his hope.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on disappointment, eternity, hope, and present

PRESENT, n. That part of eternity dividing the domain of disappointment from the realm of hope.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Allan K. Chalmers on happiness, hope, and love

The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

Allan K. Chalmers

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on brevity, death, fear, hope, life, love, and men

From too much love of living, From hope and fear set free, We thank with brief thanksgiving Whatever gods may be That no man lives forever, That dead men rise up never; That even the weariest river Winds somewhere safe to sea.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: The Garden of Proserpine.

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A Quote by Alfred Nobel on hope, nature, and truth

Hope is nature's veil for hiding truth's nakedness.

Alfred Nobel

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A Quote by Alfred Bunn on heart and hope

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The heart bowed down by weight of woe To weakest hope will cling.

Alfred Bunn (1790 - 1860)

Source: Song.

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A Quote by Alexandre Dumas on hope, wisdom, and words

All human wisdom is summed up in two words - wait and hope.

Alexandre Dumas (1802 - 1870)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on charity, concern, faith, government, hope, life, mankind, and world

For forms of government let fools contest; Whate'er is best administer'd is best. For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight; His can't be wrong whose life is in the right. In faith and hope the world will disagree, But all mankind's concern is charity.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle iii. Line 303.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on eternity, home, hope, life, and soul

Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always to be blest. The soul, uneasy and confined from home, Rests and expatiates in a life to come.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle i. Line 95.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on death and hope

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Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

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