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While there's life there's hope.

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Prov. Cliché As long as you are alive, you should be hopeful, because it is possible that your situation will improve. Nancy: What will we do, now that our house and everything we own has burned up? Bill: While there's life there's hope. Ellen: Ever since my divorce, it seems as if I have nothing to hope for. Jane: I know things seem bleak, but where there's life there's hope.
See also: hope, life

while there's life there's hope

Also, where there's life there's hope. So long as someone or something ailing is alive, there is hope for recovery. For example, The company has survived previous recessions; while there's life there's hope. A statement made about dying individuals since ancient times, it was cited in numerous proverb collections from 1539 on. Today it is also applied to inanimate matters.
See also: hope, life
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But where there's life there's hope and as my favourite movie The Shawshank Redemption says, 'You either get busy living, or you get busy dying'.
He said: "The record of one win in 19 games says it all but where there's life there's hope.
The odds are massively against us making the play-offs, but where there's life there's hope.
I don't think this is another Imperial Commander, but where there's life there's hope," said the trainer, adding: "Sam will have to keep the ride now.
But where there's life there's hope and there is still a little flicker in the Scottish camp, where the last defiant cry is .
We have been told Stephen's condition is very serious, but where there's life there's hope and we will keep praying for him.
But where there's life there's hope, and we must plan for a night when fate conspires to do us a turn.
Where there's life there's hope of course - and no-one demonstrates that belief more than Geordies - but we're getting sick of waiting at the bus stop.
Salford football supremo Steve Simms admits: "We accept it's a long shot but where there's life there's hope.
There's a lot running on the Go Racing deal, and where there's life there's hope.
I am saying dum spiro spero, like our good friends the Romans used to say - where there's life there's hope - and we'll keep working until the last minute to try and make it happen.
Anyone being realistic will know we're in a bad situation, but where there's life there's hope," said Browne, returning to league management for the first time since he left Monaghan United in 2004 and after five years with Malahide United.
The Arbroath boss said: "There's no doubt things are looking difficult but where there's life there's hope so we battle on.
It didn't work out for us in the first 35 minutes but where there's life there's hope and we re-organised a few things.
They'll be disappointed by Eyal's comments because they want to believe that where there's life there's hope.
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