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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.

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The quotes:

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.
     - Epictetus

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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