Quotes of the Day for 5 March 2004 – Hope
One of our readers just broke up with her boyfriend, and reports feeling hopeless. Hey, if he's not bright enough to recognize the superiority of a QOTD subscriber, I'm sure his loss is greater than hers! For Vikki, and everyone else that needs a little light for the ends of their individual tunnels, here's Hope.
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.
- Erich Fromm, 1900 - 1980
A ship ought not to be held by one anchor, nor life by a single hope.
So many tangles in life are ultimately hopeless that we have no appropriate sword other than laughter.
- Gordon William Allport
Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn't permanent.
- Jean Kerr
Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.
- Martin Luther, 1483 - 1546
I steer my bark with hope in the head, leaving fear astern. My hopes indeed sometimes fail, but not oftener than the forebodings of the gloomy.
- Thomas Jefferson, 1743 - 1826
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