Quotes about Hope
Most popular hope quotes
More are taken in by hope than by cunning.
Be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you.
Hope will accompany us through our uncertain tomorrows if we will receive, by faith, the God of hope.
Perhaps the greatest psychological, physical, and spiritual need all people have is the need for hope that builds our faith and points us beyond our problems.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Patience is the art of hoping.
Hope is a waking dream.
Hope is the dream of a waking man.
Hope springs eternal in the human breast.
Hope deferred maketh the heart sick.
A man's worth shines forth the brightest, who in hope confides.
To persevere, trusting in what hopes one has, is courage in a man. The coward despairs.
The power of hope upon human exertion, and happiness, is wonderful.
Through the centuries of despair and dislocation, we had been creative, because we faced down death by daring to hope.
Hope is the capacity to weigh everything and keep the best of each thing, to discern.
Where there is hope, there is happiness.
If we were logical, the future would be bleak indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope, and we can work.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
Hope smiles on the threshold of the year to come, whispering that it will be happier.
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure but from hope to hope.
Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
There is one thing which gives radiance to everything. It is the idea of something around the corner.
Waiting is still an occupation. It is not having anything to wait for that is terrible.
We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aids, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn.
In every winter's heart there is a quivering spring, and behind the veil of each night there is a smiling dawn.
Sometimes our fate resembles a fruit tree in winter. Who would think that those branches would turn green again and blossom, but we hope it, we know it.
A ship should not ride on a single anchor, nor life on a single hope.
We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.
There are no hopeless situations; there are only people who have grown hopeless about them.
I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.
In the face of uncertainty, there is nothing wrong with hope.
When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you are slamming the door in the face of God.
There is no better or more blessed bondage than to be a prisoner of hope.
Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.
Hope is delicate suffering.
Hope, deceiving as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route.
The miserable have no other medicine, but only hope.
The human body experiences a powerful gravitational pull in the direction of hope. That is why the patient's hopes are the physician's secret weapon. They are the hidden ingredients in any prescription.
While there's life, there's hope.
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
Thou art my hope in the day of evil.
Hope is generally a wrong guide, though it is very good company by the way.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Lord save us all from old age and broken health and a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms.
Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.
To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime.
A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
How Disappointment tracks The steps of Hope.
Expectation is hope colored by fancy.
Those who are animated by hope can perform what would seem impossibilities to those who are under the depressing influence of fear.
Things start as hopes and end up as habits.
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords.
I will never give up. I refuse to. Isn't hope an incredible, a wonderfully demented thing?
Hope is a risk that must be run.
When hope is taken away from a people moral degeneration follows swiftly after.
But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence.
Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances which we know to be desperate.
Hope knows no fear. Hope dares to blossom even inside the abysmal abyss. Hope secretly feeds and strengthens promise.
While there is life, there is hope.
As the days of spring arouse all nature to a green and growing vitality, so when hope enters the soul it makes all things new. It insures the progress which it predicts.
For like nothing else in the world, hope arouses a passion for the possible.
Work without hope draws nectar in a sieve, And hope without an object cannot live.
In the treatment of nervous cases, he is the best physician, who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Hope deceives more men than cunning does.
"Hope" is the thing with feathers— That perches in the soul— And sings the tune without the words— And never stops— at all.
A great Hope fell You heard no noise The Ruin was within.
When he has lost all hope, all object in life, man becomes a monster in his misery.
What is hope but a feeling of optimism, a thought that says things will improve, it won't always be bleak, there's a way to rise above the present circumstances.
You do not know what hope is, until you have lost it. You only know what it is not to hope: You do not know what it is to have hope taken from you Or to fling it away, to join the legion of the hopeless Unrecognized by other men, though sometimes by each other.
Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive.
He that lives upon hope will die fasting.
There are many who feel consciously hopeful and unconsciously hopeless, and there are few for whom it is the other way around.
Life, that can shower you with so much splendor, is unremittingly cruel to those who have given up.
If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.
If there is such a thing as sin in this world, I think it must be shutting oneself up against hope.
Hope is a great falsifier of truth.
Hope is not prognostication. It is an orientation of the spirit, an orientation of the heart; it transcends the world that is immediately experienced, and is anchored somewhere beyond its horizons.
When hopes and dreams are loose in the streets, it is well for the timid to lock doors, shutter windows, and lie low until the wrath has passed.
It is the around-the-corner brand of hope that prompts people to action, while the distant hope acts as an opiate.
Hope is a talent like any other.
Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness, of captivity, would, without this comfort, be unsupportable.
Where there is no hope, there can be no endeavor.
Hope is a delicate suffering.
Hope Is such a bait, it covers any hook.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement; nothing can be done without hope.
Even in the inevitable moments when all seems hopeless, men know that without hope they cannot really live, and in agonizing desperation they cry for the bread of hope.
The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance, but under its roof.
If you run out of hope at the end of the day, rise in the morning and put it on again with your shoes. Hope is the only reason you won't give in, burn what's left of the ship, and go down with it—the ship of your natural life and your children's only shot.
When we hope, we usually hope for the wrong thing.
Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up.
Hope, deceitful as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route.
The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness of our life is gone.
Hope is the feeling we have that the feeling we have is not permanent.
When hope is hungry, everything feeds it.
Where no hope is left, is left no fear.
Ah, Hope! What would life be, stripped of thy encouraging smiles, that teach us to look behind the dark clouds of to-day, for the golden beams that are to gild the morrow.
Hope is a song in a weary throat.
Man is a victim of dope In the incurable form of hope.
Hope in the face of difficulty. Hope in the face of uncertainty. The audacity of hope! In the end, that is God's greatest gift to us.
The absence of hope can rot a society from within.
Take hope from the heart of man and you make him a beast of prey.
Never give out while there is hope; but hope not beyond reason; for that shows more desire than judgment.
Extreme hopes are born of extreme misery.
To preserve hope in our world makes calls upon our intelligence and our energy. In those who despair it is frequently the energy that is lacking.
Hope is generally a wrong Guide, though it is very good Company along the way.
The miserable have no other medicine But only hope.
Just as man cannot live without dreams, he cannot live without hope. If dreams reflect the past, hope summons the future.
Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous; it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.
Hope is like a road in the country; there never was a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.
Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand.
The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so long as we can see far enough.
All the interests of my reason, speculative as well as practical, combine in the three following questions: 1. What can I know? 2. What ought I to do? 3. What may I hope?
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.
He who despairs of the human condition is a coward, but he who has hope for it is a fool.
Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul—and sings the tunes without the words—and never stops at all.
Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
I said to my soul, be still, and wait without hope, For hope would be hope for the wrong thing.
In the end, that's what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or a politics of hope?
Lord save us all from a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms.
My theory has always been, that if we are to dream, the flatteries of hope are as cheap, and pleasanter, than the gloom of despair.
On every front there are clear answers out there that can make this country stronger, but we're going to break through the fear and the frustration people are feeling. Our job is to make sure that even as we make progress, that we are also giving people a sense of hope and vision for the future.
The mind is never satisfied with the objects immediately before it, but is always breaking away from the present moment, and losing itself in schemes of future felicity ...The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope.
The ninety and nine are with dreams, content but the hope of the world made new, is the hundredth man who is grimly bent on making those dreams come true.
We are long before we are convinced that happiness is never to be found, and each believes it possessed by others, to keep alive the hope of obtaining it for himself.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope.
What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.
Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.
While there's life there's hope.
Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.
Dreams are destroyed by their realization and achievement by accomplishment, but hope lives on forever.