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While the Tenth Doctor conceded to Cyber-Leader One that emotions were an ultimately destructive flaw, he retorted that he "quite like[d]" hope, calling it a "good emotion" as he indicated to the Cyber-Leader that it was coming. Indeed, as soon as the Doctor spoke, Jake Simmonds and the Preachers arrived from Pete's World and terminated the Cybermen holding the Doctor captive. (TV: Doomsday)
When Kenossium told the Eleventh Doctor that the Time Lords would have nothing should he place Gallifrey in a pocket universe, he responded that they would have hope, something which they currently did not possess. (TV: The Day of the Doctor)
A common phrase was "while there's life there's hope." (TV: The Tenth Planet, The Dæmons, The Monster of Peladon, Planet of the Spiders, Warriors of the Deep, PROSE: Set Piece, Deadly Reunion, The Assassin's Story, The Glass Princess, AUDIO: Terror Firma, The Whispering Forest) The Fourth Doctor once mangled it into "while there's life there's six of one and half a dozen of the other." (TV: Logopolis)