->''"Hope is the first step on the road to disappointment."''
-->-- ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'', "Thought for the Day"

->''"The pessimists went into exile; the optimists went to the Death Camps."''
-->-- '''[[BlackComedy Jewish Joke about the Holocaust]]'''

->''"Dear God -- she has an actual'' skip ''in her step."''
-->--'''[[KnightInSourArmor Dr. Cox]]''' (describing Dr. Molly Clock), ''Series/{{Scrubs}}''

->''"[[DarkIsNotEvil Even in the darkness]]\\
Every color can be found,\\
And every day of rain brings water flowing\\
To things growing in the ground.''
-->-- '''Penny''', ''WebVideo/DoctorHorriblesSingAlongBlog''

->''I heard it was you\\
Talkin' 'bout a world where all is free\\
It just couldn't be,\\
And only a fool would say that''
-->-- '''Music/SteelyDan''', "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''', ''VideoGame/GodOfWar III''

->''"If someone says it's wrong to hope, \\
I will tell them that they're wrong every time. \\
I could tell them that countless times!".''
-->-- '''Madoka''', ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''

->''"You could say that. A knight serves their lord, but a king serves their ideal. If Arthur hadn't focused too much on pursuing his utopia, things would have been different."''
-->--'''Archer''', ''Roleplay/OurAvatarsAreInARoomTogether''

->'''Cause anyone that tells you\\
What it's all about\\
Is selling you something\\
You haven't worked that out...''
-->-- "Hell If I now", by '''Patrick Park'''