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Proverbs about Hope

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• Every cloud has a silver lining. (England)

• Those who lose dreaming are lost. (Aboriginal Australia)

• The smaller the lizard, the greater its hope of becoming a crocodile. (Ethiopia)

• Hope is a good breakfast but a bad supper. (England)

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• There is hope from the sea, but none from the grave. (Ireland)

• In adversity, only the virtuous can entertain hope. (Latin)

• A pessimist is someone who has lived with an optimist. (USA)