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"Expectation is the root of all heartache."  (William Shakespeare)

"Hope in reality is the worst of all evils, because it prolongs the torments of man."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

"Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords: but, like all other pleasures immoderately enjoyed, the excesses of hope must be expiated by pain; and expectations improperly indulged must end in disappointment."  (Samuel Johnson)

"Hope is the worst of evils, for it prolongs the torment of man."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, Human, All-too-Human)

"If one truly has lost hope, one would not be around to say so."  (Eric Bentley)

"In the hour of adversity be not without hope, For crystal rain falls from black clouds."  (Nizami Ganjavi, Azeri poet and philosopher, 1141 - c.1209)

"The miserable have no other medicine but hope."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

"What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well."  (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry)

"When you reach for the stars you may not quite get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud either."  (Leo Burnett)

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