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Searching subset of Hope?

To become aware of the possibility of the search is to be on to something. Not to be onto something is to be in despair.

— Walker Percy, The Moviegoer  <link>

Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of men.

— Rabindranath Tagore  <link>

I am a Christian, and indeed a Roman Catholic, so that I do not expect “history” to be anything but a “long defeat”—though it contains some samples or glimpses of final victory.

— J.R.R. Tolkien  <link>


Hope, it is the quintessential human delusion, simultaneously the source of your greatest strength and your greatest weakness.

— The Architect, movie quote from The Matrix Reloaded

[Ironically, it is the Architect who is delusional about hope.]  <link>

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

— Mark Twain  <link>

The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life.

— Agnes Repplier  <link>

Hope is a step ahead of you.

— Author unknown  <link>

love is the voice under all silences,
the hope which has no opposite in fear;
the strength so strong mere force is feebleness:
the truth more first than sun more last than star

— E.E. Cummings  <link>

Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.

— Melody Beattie  <link>

Finite Disappointment, Infinite Hope

We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.

— Martin Luther King Jr.  <link>

When you come to the end of all the light you know, and it’s time to step into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing that one of two things shall happen: Either you will be given something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.

— Edward Teller  <link>

Truly, it is in the darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.

— Meister Eckhart  <link>