Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.

By : John Quincy Adams 0 Likes          


Some think the worst horrors of war might be avoided by an international agreement not to use atomic bombs. This is a vain hope.

By : John Boyd Orr

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How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress.

By : Niels Bohr

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I hope to bring people to God with my songs.

By : Mahalia Jackson

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On what can we now place our hopes of solving the many riddles which still exist as to the origin and composition of cosmic rays? It must be emphasized here above all that to attain really decisive progress greater funds must be made available.

By : Victor Francis Hess

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The poor prey on one another because their lives offer no hope and communicate the tragic message to these human beings that they have no possibility to attain a decent standard of living.

By : Thabo Mbeki

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It is my hope and my belief that you will be able to report that I died with dignity, without animal fear and without bravado. I owe that much to myself.

By : Caryl Chessman

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But what I hope for from a book - either one that I write or one that I read - is transparency. I want the story to shine through. I don't want to think of the writer.

By : Anne Tyler

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Music is intended and designed for sentient beings that have hopes and purposes and emotions.

By : Jacques Barzun

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I'm not so presumptuous to feel that they're gonna get it right away, get exactly what I have in mind. I hope that they'll enjoy looking at it at any rate, whatever it is. And that's why I started writing stories on my work.

By : Faith Ringgold

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The Pacific had great hope that when the former President Mitered decided to halt nuclear testing, we had put behind us the issue of nuclear states testing their weapons in our Pacific region.

By : Jenny Shipley

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A propensity to hope and joy is real riches

By : David Hume

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I hope for your help to explore and protect the wild ocean in ways that will restore the health and, in so doing, secure hope for humankind. Health to the ocean means health for us.

By : Sylvia Earle

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