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Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

Related topics: Inspirational Life Human-Nature Psychology Sad Feeling-Down Live-By

There are all kinds of futures.
There is a hoped-for future,
there is a feared future,
there is a predictable future,
and there is an unimagined future.
- Werner Erhard

Choose love. Choose to release all resentments.
Forgive everyone. Choose to release all regrets.
Forgive yourself for all decisions that you have ever made
that didn't work out as you hoped.
Forgive yourself for any financial decisions
that didn't meet your expectations.
Release your regrets if you choose
the "wrong" spouse or the "wrong" career.
Today, choose love.
Choose to love yourself.
Choose to love your life.
Choose to love all the friends, family, co-workers,
acquaintances, and others who share your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife.
Then he realized there was a contradiction involved
here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife.
- Douglas Adams

 

I was born into the most remarkable and eccentric family
I could possibly have hoped for.
- Maureen O'Hara

I never hoped that both my children would become actors.
I expected them to do something else.
- Catherine Deneuve

The attack did not succeed as well as I had hoped,
no small impediment having been the loss of my right leg.
- Peter Stuyvesant

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We wrote what sounded good to us and hoped it would find a home.
- Cynthia Weil

We hoped against hope that what we had been doing was
enough to prevent a riot.
It was not enough.
- Jerome Cavanagh

In spite of certain distressing but isolated occurrences in the last battle,
I certainly hoped that the Army would be in a position to continue to hold out.
- Paul von Hindenburg

In revealing the workings of government that led to the Vietnam War,
the newspapers nobly did precisely that which the Founders
hoped and trusted they would do.
- Hugo Black

For too long we have swept the problems of mental illness under the carpet...
and hoped that they would go away.
- Richard J. Codey

I had hoped that the current presidential campaign
debates might educate the public as to what is really
involved in the ongoing controversy over campaign financing.
- James L. Buckley

When we went up against teams that were better,
I just hoped that we could steal the victories.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

I think I probably hoped for it a little bit,
but I'm not an optimist.
I'm a realist...
or maybe even a pessimist.
- Clay Aiken

Metaphysical thinking will always no doubt be a strong
element in her mentality,
and it is to be hoped that she will never lose her great,
her sovereign powers in that direction.
- Sri Aurobindo

I had hoped God would be neutral.
- Darrell Royal

Our moneyed men have ruled us for the past thirty years.
Under the flag of the slaveholder they hoped to destroy our liberty.
- Denis Kearney

They gave me away as a prize once - a Win Tony Curtis
For A Weekend competition.
The woman who won was disappointed.
She'd hoped for second prize - a new stove.
- Tony Curtis

The U.S.
Forces are winning in Iraq.
It is to be hoped that they will win at home also.
- John Linder

My recovery, though slower than hoped for,
is nevertheless assured.
- Frederick W. Borden

The divine right of husbands, like the divine right of kings,
may, it is hoped, in this enlightened age,
be contested without danger.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

I hoped that it would be possible to slide slowly from
my public life back to the life of teaching and writing
that I had always wanted.
But things didn't work out that way.
- Charles Van Doren

We always have hoped that American diplomacy deploys
itself in dialogue and persuasion rather than by ultimatums.
That is the path we want in international relations.
- Mahmoud Abbas

I had hoped you would protest, but please don't argue.
- Lotte Lehmann

All I really had was a suitcase and my drums.
So I took them up to Seattle and hoped it would work.
- Dave Grohl

My children didn't when they were little because I
thought that they had to be of a certain age.
I hoped they liked me well enough not to want to see
me in that sort of a spot.
- Fay Wray

So many of us had hoped that the civil system might
be an alternative for some women,
where the burdens were a little bit less,
and cases might be easier to prove.
- Susan Estrich

I had hoped to let the one-half cent sales tax sunset this year,
but we do not believe revenues will grow as fast as
we hoped for the rest of the year.
- Michael F. Easley

The men and women who serve in our military have won
for us every hour we live in freedom,
sometimes at the expense of the very hours of the lifetimes they had hoped to live.
- Bob Riley

I had hoped that he has mouth smell or something other repelling,
but nothing!
It was even charming.
- Michelle Hunziker

Nothing you write, if you hope to be good,
will ever come out as you first hoped.
- Lillian Hellman

I don't have to be an imitation of a white woman that
Hollywood sort of hoped I'd become.
I'm me, and I'm like nobody else.
- Lena Horne

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not;
remember that what you now have was once among the
things you only hoped for.
- Epicurus

War contains so much folly, as well as wickedness,
that much is to be hoped from the progress of reason.
- James Madison

It's been a great adventure, everything I hoped for.
But it's time to go home.
I miss my family.
I miss the Earth.
- John Phillips

It's always been really important for me to try to
maintain a balanced life,
professional and personal, and this was absolutely
something that my husband and I had hoped for.
- Debra Messing

It is to be hoped that the leaders of this movement
will place the nation above the party.
- Franz von Papen

Usually a feeling of disappointment follows the book,
because what I hoped to write is not what I actually accomplished.
However, it becomes a motivation to write the next book.
- Anita Desai

Everyone who understands the nature of God rightly
necessarily knows that God is to be believed and hoped in,
that he is to be loved and called upon,
and to be heard in all things.
- William Ames

Mrs.
Parks was a shy, soft spoken woman who was uncomfortable
being revered as a symbol of the civil rights movement.
She only hoped to inspire young people to achieve great things.
- Jim Costa

I've watched my peers get better with age and hoped
that would happen with me.
- Bonnie Raitt

For me, coming to work every day has turned out to
be exactly what I hoped it would be.
- Kevin Spacey

Films were never in my budget.
Didn't occur to me till much later.
I hoped for a long, good life, which I've had and I'm having as an actor.
I didn't expect the rest.
- Peter O'Toole

I wasn't getting the responses I hoped for.
You can't protect yourself from other judgments.
- Charlotte Gainsbourg

During the 1990s, world leaders looked at the mounting threat of terrorism,
looked up, looked away, and hoped the problem would go away.
- John Boehner

You have to look at the discrepancy between what you
hoped and imagined and the reality of yourself and all your shortcomings.
- Richard Grant

We met with the poet Frank O'Hara, who was a link between Upper and Lower Bohemia,
and who worked at the Museum of Modern Art,
where we had hoped to do the readings.
- David Amram

Instead of the international police action we had hoped
for during the war in Kosovo,
there are wars again - conducted with state-of-the-art technology,
but still in the old style.
- Jurgen Habermas

I can't speak for the other authors,
but what I hoped to achieve was to illuminate certain
corners of the Lucas universe that hadn't yet been explored.
- Walter Jon Williams

Jerry and I hoped that it would be a popular bestseller.
- Tim LaHaye

I had hoped that the board would accept Johnny Hon's
offer of a loan to buy the stadium back for the club,
as I think this would be best way of continuing the
long tradition of Cambridge United in Cambridge -
and it was a generous offer.
- Anne Campbell

Six years ago, I completed the premier episode of Hawaii Five-O,
and Jack Lord and I immediately realized that we had a good series,
that this was a success such as we'd never hoped for!
- James MacArthur

I was surrounded at the time by about a dozen of the enemy,
whose clubs rattled upon me without mercy,
and the strokes of my sabre were rendered uncertain
by the energetic pushes of an attendant who thus hoped to save me.
- Richard Francis Burton

As far as I know, the most conservative estimates of
the number of Americans who would be killed in a major nuclear attack,
with everything working as well as can be hoped and
all foreseeable precautions taken,
run to about fifty million.
- George Wald

Let me just say something that I forgot,
I also hoped and this was very true in the beginning -
that this would also be a place that people would be
able to walk in to the fountain and use it in a nice
way of reading and examining the quotations on the blocks.
- Lawrence Halprin

We don't intend to always keep this necessarily African oriented.
Originally I had hoped to have African American Indian of this area,
and the Appalachian of this area, but at the same time,
just as we have the Haitian room, we will always have
room for another exhibit.
- Katherine Dunham

So I wrote what I hoped would be science fiction,
I was not at all sure if what I wrote would be acceptable even.
But I don't say that I consciously wrote with humour.
Humour is a part of you that comes out.
- Robert Sheckley

Competition is the final price determinant and competitive
prices may result in profits which force you to accept
a rate of return less than you hoped for,
or for that matter to accept temporary losses.
- Alfred P. Sloan

I worked hard and made my own way, just as my father had.
And just, I'm sure, as he hoped I would.
I learned, from observing him, the satisfaction that
comes from striving and seeing a dream fulfilled.
- Sigourney Weaver

Priests, she insisted, could not sin.
It was a thing impossible.
Everything that they did, and wished,
was of course right.
She hoped I would see the reasonableness and duty of the oaths I was to take,
and be faithful to them.
- Maria Monk

I had hoped to go to law school, but the war started,
and because of the strong feeling that I did not want to kill anybody,
I joined the Merchant Marine when I graduated from Berkeley.
- Douglass North

On recovering my senses, I hastened to quit a place
where I hoped there was nothing further to detain me.
I first filled my pockets with gold,
then fastened the strings of the purse round my neck,
and concealed it in my bosom.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

We all hoped in 2001 that we could put in place an
Afghan government under President Karzai that would
be able to control the country,
make sure al-Qaeda didn't come back,
and make sure the Taliban wasn't resurging.
It didn't work out.
- Colin Powell

I hoped the dramatic power of the play would rest on
that tension between elegant structure -
the underlying plan is that you see the first and last
meeting of every couple in the play -
and inelegant emotion.
- Patrick Marber

Listeners will wonder what an Englishman is doing on
the German radio tonight.
You can imagine that before taking this step I hoped
that someone better qualified than me would come forward.
- John Amery

The Chinese leadership hoped that the world would soon
forget the Tiananmen Square massacre.
Our job in Congress is to ensure that we never forget
those who lost their lives in Tiananmen Square that
day or the pro-democracy cause for which they fought.
- Tom Lantos

If education is always to be conceived along the same
antiquated lines of a mere transmission of knowledge,
there is little to be hoped from it in the bettering of man's future.
For what is the use of transmitting knowledge if the
individual's total development lags behind?
- Maria Montessori

What makes people the world over stand in line for
Van Gogh is not that they will see beautiful pictures
but that in an indefinable way they will come away
feeling better human beings.
And that is exactly what Van Gogh hoped for.
- John Russell

And so our mothers and grandmothers have,
more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark,
the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see -
or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read.
- Alice Walker

When I said the city would be stronger,
I didn't know that.
I just hoped it.
There are parts of you that say, 'Maybe we're not going to get through this.'
You don't listen to them.
- Rudy Giuliani


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