where there's life

where there's life, there's hope

As long as someone or something has not completely failed or ended, a bad situation still has a chance of getting better. I know we've sustained heavy losses over the past two quarters, but we still have enough cash reserves to get things on the right track. Where there's life, there's hope. Everyone assumed we had lost the game at that point, but where there's life, there's hope, and just like that, a final push by our offense lead to a last-minute touchdown that gave us the win.
See also: hope

where there’s ˈlife (, there’s ˈhope)

(saying) in a terrible situation you must not give up hope because there is always a chance that it will improve: The game isn’t over yet — we could still win. Where there’s life there’s hope.
See also: life
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I do not know, but still Where there's life there's hope.
But debutant Henriques (75 not out) insists that where there's life, there's hope, and victory for the Indians isn't a foregone conclusion.
WHERE THERE'S LIFE Never mind they may not come true We all must have our dreams They keep us going from day to day Our hopes, our plans, our schemes.
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He said: 'It's a tall order and we're not kidding ourselves otherwise 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.
Sadly the maxim where there's life, there's hope does not always apply and courageously they made the heartbreaking decision to let her go.
The Arbroath boss said: "There's no doubt things are looking difficult but where there's life there's hope so we battle on.
They really are proof that where there's life there's hope.
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