"Hope is the first step on the road to disappointment."—Warhammer 40,000 Thought for the Day
"The pessimists went into exile; the optimists went to the Death Camps."
I heard it was youAnd only a fool would say that
Talkin' 'bout a world where all is free
It just couldn't be,
—Steely Dan, "Only A Fool Would Say That"
"Hope is what keeps us strong. It is why we are here. It is what we fight with when all else is lost."—Pandora, God of War III
"If someone says it's wrong to hope,I could tell them that countless times!".
I will tell them that they're wrong every time.
—Madoka, Puella Magi Madoka Magica