Hopes Related Quotes



“OBLIVION, n. Cold storage for high hopes. A place where ambitious authors meet their works without pride and their betters without envy. A dormitory without an alarm clock.”

Ambrose Bierce

#Alarm #Ambitious #Hopes #Oblivion #Pride


Ennui, the demon, waited at the threshold of his noiseless refuge, and drove away the stirring hopes and enlivening expectations, which form the better part of life.

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

#Better Life #Drove #Ennui #Hopes #Threshold


There is no cul-de-sac for those who have no ability to lose their hopes!

Mehmet Murat Ildan

#Ability #Hopes


Any writer of any worth at all hopes to play only a pocket-torch of light - and rarely, through genius, a sudden flambeau - into the bloody yet beautiful labyrinth of human experience, of being.

Nadine Gordimer

#Bloody #Hopes #Pocket


What hurts so bad about youth isn't the actual butt whippings the world delivers. It's the stupid hopes playacting like certainties.

Mary Karr

#Actual #Disappointment #Hopes #Hurts


Incredible what slender threads you begin to hang your hopes on.

Elizabeth Wein

#Begin #Hopes #Incredible #Threads


I hate you! (Artemis) Oh, please don't get my hopes up. You almost gave me a hard-on with that thought. At least tell me this time your hatred will last more than five minutes. (Acheron)

Sherrilyn Kenyon

#Hopes


People think dreams aren't real just because they aren't made of matter, of particles. Dreams are real. But they are made of viewpoints, of images, of memories and puns and lost hopes.

Neil Gaiman

#Dream #Hopes #Lost Hope #Puns #Viewpoints


The reason of idleness and of crime is the deferring of our hopes. Whilst we are waiting, we beguile the time with jokes, with sleep, with eating, and with crimes.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

#Hopes #Idleness


Hope... is the companion of power, and the mother of success; for who so hopes has within him the gift of miracles.

Samuel Smiles

#Hope #Hopes #Success