Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success, that is [the] way great spiritual giants are produced.
- Swami Vivekananda
He is born in vain, who having attained the human birth, so difficult to get, does not attempt to realise God in this very life.
In the end, that’s what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or a politics of hope?
- President Barack Obama
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
- John Wayne
God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless.
- Chester W. Nimitz
Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.
We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds.
- Aristotle Onassis
A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.
- Elbert Hubbard
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.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
- Joseph Addison