Hopelessness Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Hopelessness

#1. I'm falling apart, one part after another. Falling down on the world like snow. Half of me is already on the ground, watching from below. - Author: Ashly Lorenzana
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#2. Sometimes in life we must fight not only without fear, but also without hope. - Author: Alessandro Pertini
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#3. There is a universal fascination with the living dead. There is more to a zombie story that a bunch of corpses attacking the living. The real power of such a story lies with the undercurrent of hopelessness compounded by a very real instinct to survive. - Author: Julie Ann Dawson
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#4. The day hope shall die, perplexity shall kill so many people. In so far as hope is alive, keep hoping! - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#5. The nice thing about true hopelessness is that you don't have to try again. - Author: Jules Shear
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#6. I kept hoping because she couldn't afford to lose hope. I kept my faith so she wouldn't lose hers. - Author: K. Howard Joslin
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#7. It is a season of hopelessness, of being lost, of wishing I could turn to dust and melt with the rain. Dreams and nightmares swell into my world, blur my vision with the broken boundaries of reality. - Author: Addison Moore
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#8. I'm pretty lost in becoming all this frost. Bitter, like Winter. Strung-out like a string of pearls. - Author: Ashly Lorenzana
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#9. When you're depressed, the whole body is depressed, and it translates to the cellular level. The first objective is to get your energy up, and you can do it through play. It's one of the most powerful ways of breaking up hopelessness and bringing energy into the situation. - Author: O. Carl Simonton
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#10. Love demands everything, they say, but my love demands only this: that no matter what happens or how long it takes, you'll keep faith in me, you'll remember who we are, and you'll never feel despair. - Author: Ann Brashares
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#11. You can plan on a change in the weather and time, but I never planned on you changing you mind. - Author: Taylor Swift
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#12. A weird time in which we are alive. We can travel anywhere we want, even to other planets. And for what? To sit day after day, declining in morale and hope. - Author: Philip K. Dick
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#13. When today's generation reads Jack's books or they listen to the music created by some of us, I believe that they see there is a different way of approaching today's life and today's sometimes seeming hopelessness that can provide answers. - Author: David Amram
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#14. Hope is your torch in the darkest hour. - Author: Katie St. Claire
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#15. if I don't fight, I'm dead for sure. And I'd rather fight and feel hope than succumb to hopelessness. - Author: Ella Summers
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#16. Our vibration depends upon what we are thinking, feeling and acting. You have two choices, one is to flow with the chaotic frequencies of the world and feel hopeless, or decide what and how you want to feel. - Author: Hina Hashmi
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#17. Man cries, his tears dry up and run out. So he becomes a devil, reduced to a monster. - Author: Kohta Hirano
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#18. When people have tried everything and have discovered that nothing works, they will tend to revert to what they know best - which will often be the tribe, the totem, or the taboo. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#19. Our Ancestors knew that healing comes in cycles and circles.

One generation carries the pain so that the next can live and heal.

One cannot live without the other, each is the other's hope, meaning & strength. - Author: Gemma B. Benton
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#20. I can feel the grip of lost lives beneath me, starved hearts hoping to escape their shadowy fates. - Author: Ky Grabowski
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#21. If I extend an empty hand and in retrieving it and finding it still empty, I feel disappointment, that is foolishness; yet if I extend a hand which is full and yet find no one to receive it, then that is hopelessness. - Author: Kahlil Gibran
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#22. That doesn't make him a hero. Our country is doomed, don't you see? Our fate is death, no matter whose hands we fall into. - Author: Ruta Sepetys
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#23. You grew up, became a man, had to adjust to taking less than you hoped for; you discovered the dream-machine had a big OUT OF ORDER sign on it. - Author: Stephen King
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#24. The words "I love you" could contain all the bloodthirsty despair of the abattoir, all the hopelessness of the most isolated, frozen gulag, all the lurid sadness of death row. - Author: Pat Conroy
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#25. In order to welcome redemption, one must first embrace the utter hopelessness of failure. For how can a man look for rescue unless he knows he is truly lost? - Author: Stephen R. Lawhead
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#26. My mother is my friend
Who shares with me her bread
All my hopelessness cured!
Her company makes me secured! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#27. Revive your inner spirit! Break free from all things weighing you down, grab hold of your strong rope and lift yourself out of hopelessness! - Author: Amaka Imani Nkosazana
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#28. The greatest problem we face is the growing number of people living in poverty. The related sense of hopelessness has to be impacting on every part of environmental management. - Author: Richard Leakey
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#29. Time was his servant, too; it would trap me, here, in a night that would last until he came back to me, like a black sun on a hopeless morning. - Author: Angela Carter
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#30. The hopelessness of everything I was trying to occupy myself with was at last glaringly crystal clear. But - Author: Claire-Louise Bennett
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#31. As long as we're alive there is always hope. - Author: Kenneth Eade
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#32. To him, who still would gaze upon the glory of the summer sun, there comes, when that sun will from him part, a sullen hopelessness of heart. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#33. We have to get behind the scientists and push for a dementia breakthrough. It could be that we fear dementia out of a sense of hopelessness, but there is hope, and it rests in the hands of our scientists. - Author: James Nesbitt
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#34. What I would say to the young men and women who are beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty, not like going to the zoo but to take action, to open their hearts and their consciences. - Author: Abbe Pierre
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#35. The placid hopelessness of adulthood. The complex regret. - Author: David Foster Wallace
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#36. If you're having trouble counting your blessings, remember that you are alive to count them. - Author: Charles F. Glassman
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#37. It's in despair that you find the sharpest pleasures, particularly when you are most acutely aware of the hopelessness of your position. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#38. They said when you are in love you will be happy but when the day comes i fell in love with someone.i regret the day that i met him.. it gives to much pain inside i feel everything is wrong.
knowing that loves is happiness.but in me it has a reversed meaning.it makes my life unhappy. - Author: O.v Grace
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#39. When difficulties come, we must see them as what they are---opportunities and a new path to discover your potential. How will you ever know the magnitude of courage you are capable of if you have never experienced the hopelessness of fear? - Author: Farah Oomerbhoy
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#40. By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn. - Author: Elijah Cummings
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#41. We could save ourselves a lot of time by taking this message very seriously right now. Begin the journey without hope of getting ground under your feet. Begin with hopelessness. - Author: Pema Chodron
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#42. I felt as if I were riding a pendulum. Just as I would swing into the abyss of hopelessness, the pendulum would swing back with some small goodness. - Author: Ruta Sepetys
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#43. Klaus watched his sister leave the library and felt a wave of hopelessness wash over him. - Author: Lemony Snicket
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#44. There are many people that can't see the light at the end of the tunnel. They have feelings of hopelessness and feel like they don't have any purpose on this Earth. Some of them feel like death is the only option they have. I know because I felt that way. - Author: Jason Peter
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#45. Fishing in a bucket. The total hopelessness of the activity was very soothing. It was the perfect sport. Without the emotional stresses of success and failure, she was entirely free to enjoy the pleasures of the moment ... It was a good hobby, and cheap, and if more people did it more often - Author: Hilary McKay
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#46. Pain can drive you to a sense of hopelessness and despair, or it can drive you to God. It's your choice. - Author: Jan Northington
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#47. Some people read to confirm their own hopelessness. Others read to be rescued from it. - Author: Anais Nin
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#48. To discover where God lives and how easily accessible He is to you is to be transformed from a life of daunting challenges and hopelessness to a life of boundless possibilities. - Author: H. Dele Davies
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#49. [A] person whose head is bowed and whose eyes are heavy cannot look at the light. - Author: Christine De Pizan
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#50. That's what faith teaches us: From hopelessness springs hope. From longing, desire. - Author: Sarah Domet
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#51. All they did was stir up desire, and longing, and hopelessness, a trio of miserable caged wildcats that had been installed in me without my permission, or at least without my understanding how long they would live and how vicious they would be. - Author: Alice Munro
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#52. I think some of that hopelessness of my generation got passed on to later generations - the sense of uselessness. - Author: Patti Smith
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#53. The room was a small square of hopelessness.
A flash of red. And then:
Dimensions: 10 ft. by 9 ft.
I swallowed a horrific giggle. Perfect. And now I knew the exact measurements of hopelessness. - Author: Debra Driza
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#54. For Death is the meaning of night;
The eternal shadow
Into which all lives must fall,
All hopes expire. - Author: Michael Cox
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#55. It wasn't that she was sad - sadness had very little to do with it, really, considering that most of the time, she felt close to nothing at all. Feeling required nerves, connections, sensory input. The only thing she felt was numb. And tired. Yes, she very frequently felt tired. - Author: Nenia Campbell
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#56. And all the time she felt the reflection of his hopelessness in her. She couldn't quite, quite love in hoplessness. And he, being hopeless, couldn't ever love at all. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#57. There is no shadow without the sun.
No suffering without divinity.
No fear without love.
No despair without desire.
No hopelessness without faith. - Author: Brownell Landrum
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#58. Hopelessness is a really toxic and dangerous state. - Author: Cory Booker
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#59. The stars were only sparks of the fire which devoured us. Should that fire die out one day, there would be nothing left in the sky but dead stars, dead eyes. - Author: Elie Wiesel
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#60. Your hope is the most beautiful and the saddest in the world. - Author: Naomi Benaron
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#61. Hope is like a balloon. It seems like it swells up just so someone else can pop it in your face. - Author: Betsy Schow
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#62. But was it worth anything?
That's the hopelessness of it. The openness of it. The part of it I can never understand.
I am afraid of ambiguity and certainity and permanence and impermanence.
And so is everybody else. - Author: Katherine Ewell
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#63. It is a well-known fact that very often, putting the period of boyhood out of the argument, the older we grow the more cynical and hardened we become; indeed, many of us are only saved by timely death from moral petrification, if not from moral corruption. - Author: H. Rider Haggard
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#64. Then they would both dissolve in giggles, bowing in their mirth to the awful hopelessness of it all. - Author: Armistead Maupin
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#65. Depression and hopelessness are not the only reasons terminally ill patients wish to end their lives. Many individuals see nothing undignified about choosing to end their lives at the time and manner of their choosing - and many view such a choice as the meaningful culmination of a good life. - Author: Jacob M. Appel
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#66. All who live in tyranny and hopelessness can know: The United States will not ignore your oppression, or excuse your oppressors. When you stand for your liberty, we will stand with you. - Author: George W. Bush
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#67. Once upon a long ago time I was a girl with hopeful halos in my eyes - not unlike you - not a typical beauty but beautiful nonetheless, as all young girls tend to be in their prime, even if they don't tend to know it. - Author: Shannon Celebi
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#68. The Word says that if we have a faith as small as a mustard seed we can move mountains. And yet, we limit what God can accomplish through us when we continuously mull over our fears, feed our hopelessness, and encourage anxiety, which then causes doubt. Doubt hinders God's power. - Author: Cheryl Zelenka
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#69. Welcome to the graveyard of ambition - Author: David Nicholls
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#70. Right thinking is your best light in this dark universe; it is your best hope in your worst hopelessness! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#71. Adept Lu spent a night at Stone Date, and the gatekeeper asked: Where are you from? From the House of Confucius, replied Lu. Isn't he the one who knows it's hopeless, but keeps trying anyway? - Author: Confucius
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#72. Evil is boring. Cynicism is pointless. Fear is a bad habit. Despair is lazy. Hopelessness is self-indulgent. On the other hand: Joy is fascinating. Love is an act of heroic genius. Pleasure is our birthright. Chronic ecstasy is a learnable skill. - Author: Rob Brezsny
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#73. I often think of death.
True.
Suicide is a reasonable option.
True.
My sins are unpardonable.
I stare at the question.
My sins are unpardonable.
I stare at the question.
My sins are unpardonable.
I leave it blank. - Author: James Frey
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#74. My mother would cry about my blindness and the hopelessness of my ever seeing, but I told her I wasn't sad. I believed God had something for me to do. - Author: Stevie Wonder
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#75. She saw hopelessness as an old enemy, as persistent and inevitable as death. - Author: Grace Metalious
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#76. Apocalyptic literature was created to speak in a powerful way and with a dramatic seriousness that would match the sense of hopelessness and terror that can easily grip a generation in the midst of a profound crisis. - Author: William J. Abraham
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#77. Guilt accretes. It builds and builds, whittling stairways and spires in the heart until a person can carry a city of hopelessness inside them.
My guilt was building a universe. - Author: Roshani Chokshi
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#78. Be calm and strong and patient. Meet failure and disappointment with courage. Rise superior to the trials of life, and never give in to hopelessness or despair. In danger, in adversity, cling to your principles and ideals. Aequanimitas! - Author: William Osler
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#79. And I laugh at myself for thinking I could touch the sky. - Author: Ally Condie
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#80. Despite our tiffs, despite her nastiness, despite all the fuss and faces she made, and the vulgarity, and the danger, and the horrible hopelessness of it all, I still dwelled deep in my elected paradise - a paradise whose skies were the color of hell-flames - but still a paradise. - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#81. I hate England and its hopelessness. I hate [Arnold] Bennett's resignation. Tragedy ought really to be a great big kick at misery. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#82. A Tibetan Lama said to me, "The best place to stand, Ram Dass, is halfway between hope and hopelessness." So I can write a scenario for the 21st century in either direction. One is that it all goes to hell and that it's truly the dark age. - Author: Ram Dass
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#83. Hope can be a powerful force. Maybe there's no actual magic in it, but when you know what you hope for most and hold it like a light within you, you can make things happen, almost like magic. - Author: Laini Taylor
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#84. I think hopelessness is the enemy of justice. - Author: Bryan Stevenson
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#85. In 2008, I was the woman who thought she had the world by the tail: the "perfect life."
In 2010, I was the woman without hope who thought she had no life left to live.
Which woman am I today? Neither. Both were illusions. - Author: Julie-Anne
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#86. Wouldn't allow himself to give in to Minho's hopelessness - he didn't want to give up - Author: James Dashner
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#87. What we can see in most societies is the gravity of suffering, tears of sorrow and nightmares of hopelessness. - Author: Nilantha Ilangamuwa
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#88. I know of no restorative of heart, body, and soul more effective against hopelessness than the restoration of the Earth. - Author: Barry Lopez
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#89. Before I shall have become a man again I shall probably exist as a park, a sort of natural park in which people come to rest, to while away the time. What they say or do will be of little matter, for they will bring only their fatigue, their boredom, their hopelessness. - Author: Henry Miller
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#90. When I went out, light of day seemed a darker color than when I went in. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#91. Father Gregory laid a hand on his shoulder. "Sometimes life knocks us to our knees." His hand tightened briefly. "But that's a damn good position to pray from. - Author: Laura Oliva
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#92. Hopeless emptiness. Now you've said it. Plenty of people are onto the emptiness, but it takes real guts to see the hopelessness. - Author: Richard Yates
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#93. Sometimes in utter hopelessness I put my cheek on the table like it was someone. I wanted to wake my brain up and be loved. - Author: Eileen Myles
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#94. It is not the passion of a mind struggling with misfortune, or the hopelessness of its desires, but of a mind preying on itself, and disgusted with, or indifferent to all other things. - Author: William Hazlitt
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#95. Pessimism and hopelessness are two assassins that have been hired by very ourselves to kill ourselves! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#96. When miracles happen, hope destroys hopelessness, joy overcomes pain, love conquers hate, and faith finds God in the midst of it all. - Author: Cherie Hill
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#97. Panic might feel like a bad thing, but in actual fact, it contains thousands of little splinters of hope. When panic is gone, it usually means that those splinters are gone too. - Author: Sarah Moore Fitzgerald
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#98. Sometimes its hard to see the light at the end of a tunnel. Sometimes you don't even know its there - Author: Campbell Thompson
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#99. Opium and heroin had not caused our poverty and hopelessness. Rather, poverty and hopelessness had brought about an unquenchable desire to forget. After - Author: Lisa See
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#100. And, as always, I thank my family who are an amazing network of support. - Author: Laisha Rosnau
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