Kibou AR3

 It springs eternal.

DEFINITION/SUMMARY:

Kibou Japanese origin means “hope”

Famous quote: “Hope springs eternal”

  • Means the feeling of hopefulness endlessly renews itself
  • Hope is an everlasting feeling

Literature origin

  • Hope springs eternal in the human breast;
    Man never Is, but always To be blest.
    The soul, uneasy, and confin’d from home,
    Rests and expatiates in a life to come.

Alexander Pope, An Essay on Man

EXPANDED INFO:

Hope in Japanese is read as kibou

The Japanese word kibou means “Hope, Wish, Aspiration” and is composed of the kanji (ki) meaning “hope; pray; rare” and (bou) meaning “hope; desire”

(Hope springs eternal)

Has been used in many literary works one popular example:

  • 1865, Charles Dickens, chapter 43, in Our Mutual Friend: Night after night his disappointment is acute, but hope springs eternal in the scholastic breast, and he follows me again to-morrow.

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