hope springs eternal in the human breast

hope springs eternal in the human breast

People can always find a reason to hope, even in the bleakest situations. The phrase comes from Alexander Pope's poem Essay on Man. We don't know how this business venture will work out, but hope springs eternal in the human breast, right?
References in classic literature ?
It is said that hope springs eternal in the human breast; but there is none in mine.
But, as the saying goes, hope springs eternal in the human breast. We face the new year with the hope that men of peace and goodwill will prevail.
"Hope Springs Eternal in the Human Breast; Man never is, but always to be blessed."
Or perhaps it is a way of showing, literally in concrete terms, that "hope springs eternal in the human breast"?
Hope springs eternal in the human breast, said the poet Alexander Pope, and nowhere more so than in the swelling chests of politicians.
"HOPE springs eternal in the human breast", according to Alexander Pope writing some 300 years ago.