An act of God was defined as something which no reasonable man could have expected.
- A. P. Herbert
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a "new heaven" first found the power thereto in his own hell.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
We do not really feel grateful toward those who make our dreams come true; they ruin our dreams.
- Eric Hoffer
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords.
- Samuel Johnson
Hope, deceitful as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of life along an agreeable road.
- La Rochefoucauld