Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
I think theatre should always be somewhat suspect.
Hope is a feeling that life and work have meaning. You either have it or you don't, regardless of the state of the world that surrounds you.
None of us know all the potentialities that slumber in the spirit of the population, or all the ways in which that population can surprise us when there is the right interplay of events.
It lies in human nature that where you experience your first laughs, you also remember the age kindly.
Work for something because it is good, not just because it stands a chance to succeed.