“ Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you. ”

- Ogden Nash

“ You are as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fears as young as your hope, as old as your despair. ”

- Samuel Ullman

“ There is hope and a kind of beauty in there somewhere, if you look for it. ”

- H. R. Giger

“ I hope I am remembered by my children as a good father. ”

- Orson Scott Card

“ Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal, with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope. ”

- John Ciardi

“ Lord save us all from old age and broken health and a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms. ”

- Mark Twain

“ I love my daddy. My daddy's everything. I hope I can find a man that will treat me as good as my dad. ”

- Lady Gaga

“ When my dad founded our church, he used either a globe or a map of the world behind him. It was symbolic of what Christ said: to go forth and preach hope to the world. We believe in the cross, but we just continued with the globe. ”

- Joel Osteen

“ In the central place of every heart, there is a recording chamber so long as it receives messages of beauty, hope, cheer and courage, you are young. ”

- Samuel Ullman

“ My dad is so unique in what he does. It's not like I'm taking a torch from him and doing his thing. I hope I've carried from him a little bit of a sense of irony, a little bit of a wink. ”

- Willie Geist

“ Next year, I hope there will be even more parties, lots of holidays and just having a good time, really. Plus wing-walking, air shows and learning to fly, as they are all things I want to do. I won't be restricted by age. ”

- Carol Vorderman

“ I try to make a dent in people when I can. I figure people drift toward liberalism at a young age, and I always hope that they change when they see how the world really is. ”

- Johnny Ramone

“ Cosmetics makers have always sold 'hope in a jar' - creams and potions that promise youth, beauty, sex appeal, and even love for the women who use them. ”

- Virginia Postrel

“ I think that everybody needs four things in life. Everybody needs something to do regardless of age. Everybody needs someone to love. Everybody needs something to hope for, and, of course, everybody needs someone to believe in. ”

- Lou Holtz

“ She gave up beauty in her tender youth, gave all her hope and joy and pleasant ways she covered up her eyes lest they should gaze on vanity, and chose the bitter truth. ”

- Christina Rossetti

“ Many believe - and I believe - that I have been designated for this work by God. In spite of my old age, I do not want to give it up I work out of love for God and I put all my hope in Him. ”

- Michelangelo

“ We tell them that we believe it will be beautiful because that is our specialty, we only create joy and beauty. We have never done a sad work. Through the drawings, we hope a majority will be able to visualize it. ”

- Christo

“ I hope people half my age and twice my age will listen to my music - I want it to live forever and for my audience to feel like they have a friend in my music. Music is a spirit. It heals. It's an amazing thing to be loved and appreciated, and sometimes, music has not just been my best friend, it's been my only friend. ”

- Hunter Hayes

“ Those who have no hope pass their old age shrouded with an inward gloom. ”

- Wilfred Owen

“ I often joke that 100 years from now I hope people are saying, 'Dang, she looks good for her age!' ”

- Dolly Parton