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- The feeling of hopefulness endlessly renews itself.
- Hope springs eternal in the human breast;
- Man never is, but always to be blest.
- 1915, Elinor Glyn, “The Gospel of Common Sense”, in Three Things:
- But, as hope springs eternal in the human breast, he still goes from doctor to doctor for fresh advice.
- Synonym: while there's life, there's hope
the feeling of hopefulness endlessly renews itself