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.
The miserable have no other medicine
But only hope.
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.
Hope is the normal form of delirium.
He who has never hoped can never despair.
Hope, deceitful as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route.
To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime.
Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness, of captivity, would, without this comfort, be insupportable.
If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
When hope is hungry, everything feeds it.
In reality, hope is the worst of all evils, because it prolongs man's torments.
Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.
Hope is independent of the apparatus of logic.