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Iron rusts from disuse;
water loses its purity from stagnation...
even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
- Leonardo da Vinci

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Agitate!
Agitate!
Ought to be the motto of every reformer.
Agitation is the opposite of stagnation -
the one is life,
the other death.
- Ernestine L. Rose

They emphasize the viewpoint that the protracted economic
stagnation in Japan derives from incomplete economic
adjustments to significant changes in relative prices.
- Toshihiko Fukui

The greatest enemy of progress is not stagnation,
but false progress.
- Sydney J. Harris


 

A lot of our entertainment throws into detail the stagnation
and illness of how we live today-it's sad and it's sick...
and it's profitable.
- Heather Donahue

Happiness, to some, elation; Is, to others,
mere stagnation.
- Amy Lowell

A leader who confines his role to his people's experience
dooms himself to stagnation;
a leader who outstrips his people's experience runs
the risk of not being understood.
- Henry A. Kissinger

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The unique danger today is the possibility that we
may face longer-term stagnation as a consequence of
relying too heavily on borrowed money.
- Mortimer Zuckerman

Are we interested in treating the symptoms of poverty
and economic stagnation through income redistribution and class warfare,
or do we want to go at the root causes of poverty and
economic stagnation by promoting pro-growth policies that promote prosperity?
- Paul Ryan

I think Gadhafi is on the mark.
And up until this point in time, I think they truly
want to turn this around and become a positive player
with the West after years and years of terrorism and stagnation.
- Curt Weldon

My mind rebels at stagnation.
Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram,
or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere.
But I abhor the dull routine of existence.
I crave for mental exaltation.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

Freedom is not an ideal, it is not even a protection,
if it means nothing more than the freedom to stagnate.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

Of course, the EU is not going to fall apart,
but at best it will stagnate for the foreseeable future
and we will be dealing with quite a lot of internal chaos.
- Peter Mandelson

A civilization that only looks inward will stagnate.
We have to keep looking outward; we have to keep finding
new avenues for human endeavor and human expression.
- John L. Phillips

Freedom is not an ideal, it is not even a protection,
if it means nothing more than freedom to stagnate,
to live without dreams, to have no greater aim than
a second car and another television set.
- Adlai Stevenson

I don't believe one grows older.
I think that what happens early on in life is that
at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.
- T. S. Eliot

The community stagnates without the impulse of the individual.
The impulse dies away without the sympathy of the community.
- William James

I stagnated in prison a long time, and I have wasted most of my life.
- Gary Gilmore

Hope is the cordial that keeps life from stagnating.
- Samuel Richardson

If you look at the US economy over the last 15-20 years
wages have been stagnating or even declining.
- David Korten

If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things,
of Peace and Hope and Pride.
I Dance My Dance with Life Today,
I'm Filled with Love Inside.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The present is the ever moving shadow
that divides yesterday from tomorrow.
In that lies hope.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
- Baruch Spinoza

Hope is a waking dream.
- Aristotle

I hope that you walk around the corner
and you get very surprised.
- Miranda Richardson

All the great things are simple,
and many can be expressed in a single word:
freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
- Winston Churchill

Where there's life, there's hope.
- Terence

Now abide faith, hope, love, these three;
but the greatest of these is love.
- Corinthians 13:13

I hope that no American will waste his franchise
and throw away his vote
by voting either for me or against me solely
on account of my religious affiliation. It is not relevant.
- John F. Kennedy

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks
in great and honorable courses
with a sure hope and trust in itself.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

There is no hope of joy except in human relations.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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.
- John Quincy Adams

The great gift of Easter is hope -
Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God,
in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love,
which nothing can shake.
- Basil C. Hume

There's no reason to become alarmed,
and we hope you'll enjoy the rest of your flight.
By the way, is there anyone on board who knows how to fly a plane?
- the movie Airplane!

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are
something to do,
something to love,
and something to hope for.
- Joseph Addison

The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night's sleep.
- E. Joseph Cossman

A very small degree of hope
is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
- Henri B. Stendhal

When I stand before God at the end of my life,
I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left,
and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
- Erma Bombeck

Love recognizes no barriers.
It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to
arrive at it destination full of hope.
- Maya Angelou

When you get the choice to sit it out or dance,
I hope you dance.
- Lee Ann Womack

I find motivation and inspiration and hope in information.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is above all by the imagination
that we achieve perception and compassion and hope.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God
gives us to control our fears,
not to oust them.
- Vincent McNabb

I Hope You Dance
- the Lee Ann Womack song

We must free ourselves of the hope
that the sea will ever rest.
We must learn to sail in high winds.
- Aristotle Onassis

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.
Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
- Helen Keller

Hate destroys, Love builds.
Hate tears down, Love renews and creates.
Hatred holds no hope for the future.
Love creates Today as its own better future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We do not always see what is before our face -
sometimes we see what we hope to see,
or fear we will see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Looking after my health today gives me a better hope for tomorrow.
- Anne Wilson Schaef

Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
- Arthur Miller

On what rests the hope of the republic? One country,
one language, one flag!
- Alexander Henry

Love, hope, fear, faith - these make humanity;
These are its sign and note and character.
- Robert Browning Hamilton

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

Abandon hope.
- Pema Chodron

Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope
that keeps up a wife's spirits.
- John Gay

There is hope and a kind of beauty in there somewhere,
if you look for it.
- H. R. Giger

I find hope in the darkest of days,
and focus in the brightest.
I do not judge the universe.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

What is true of the individual will be
tomorrow true of the whole nation
if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

He who has health has hope,
and he who has hope has everything.
- Anonymous

I would rather entertain and hope that people learned
something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
- Walt Disney

To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal
is our only legitimate hope of survival.
- Wendell Berry

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

While there's life, there's hope.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Faith has to do with things that are not seen
and hope with things that are not at hand.
- Saint Thomas Aquinas.

Where there is no vision, there is no hope.
- George Washington Carver

Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.
- Samuel Johnson [also attributed to Oscar Wilde]

Faith is the very first thing you should pack in a hope chest.
- Sarah Ban Breathnach

Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope,
to love - and to put its trust in life.
- Joseph Conrad

Open markets offer the only realistic hope of pulling
billions of people in developing countries out of abject poverty,
while sustaining prosperity in the industrialized world.
- Kofi Annan


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