120+ Quotes on Hope

120+ quotes on hope

There are moments in life when we consider giving up on things. After all the hard work and late nights, things don’t seem to work out as planned. It is almost inevitable not to believe if the roads taken meets the end.

However, in most of the cases, the rays of hope are right around the corner. The trick is to keep going when you see just another dead end and not to forget why you started in the first place.

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120+ Quotes on Hope

1. Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. – Helen Keller

2. Infuse your life with action. Don’t wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. – Bradley Whitford

3. The sky takes on shades of orange during sunrise and sunset, the colour that gives you hope that the sun will set only to rise again. – Ram Charan

4. Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don’t give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people. – Tena Desae

5. Hope is but the dream of those who wake. – Matthew Prior

6. Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. – Desmond Tutu

7. A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning. – Brad Henry

8. To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless. – Gilbert K. Chesterton

9. I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death. – Robert Fulghum

10. Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. – Maya Angelou

11. We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

12. All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother. – Abraham Lincoln

13. Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. – Albert Einstein

14. I pray we may all challenge ourselves to delve into the deepest resources of our hearts to cultivate an atmosphere of understanding, acceptance, tolerance, and compassion. We are all in this life together. – Linda Thompson

15. Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected. – Robert Frank

16. You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own. – Michelle Obama

17. Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us. – Samuel Smiles

18. Feelings aroused by the touch of someone’s hand, the sound of music, the smell of a flower, a beautiful sunset, a work of art, love, laughter, hope and faith – all work on both the unconscious and the conscious aspects of the self, and they have physiological consequences as well. – Bernie Siegel

19. Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A ‘you can do it’ when things are tough. – Richard M. DeVos

20. Survival was my only hope, success my only revenge. – Patricia Cornwell

21. My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth. – Abraham Lincoln

22. All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope. – Winston Churchill

23. You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand. – Woodrow Wilson

24. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance. – Robert Kennedy

25. Keep all special thoughts and memories for lifetimes to come. Share these keepsakes with others to inspire hope and build from the past, which can bridge to the future. – Mattie Stepanek

26. Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future. – Robert H. Schuller

27. It is my goal to love everyone. I hate no one. Regardless of their race, religion, their proclivities, the desire of their heart and how they want to live their life and the decisions that they make. I can even respect people’s decisions and lifestyle choices just as I hope they have the courtesy to respect my decisions and my choices. – Kirk Cameron

28. A leader is a dealer in hope. – Napoleon Bonaparte

29. Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future. – Lewis B. Smedes

30. I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe. – Dalai Lama

31. He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything. – Thomas Carlyle

32. When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways – either by losing hope and falling into self-destructive habits, or by using the challenge to find our inner strength. Thanks to the teachings of Buddha, I have been able to take this second way. – Dalai Lama

33. We talk a lot about hope, helping, and teamwork. Our whole message is that we are more powerful together. – Victoria Osteen

34. You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for his own improvement and, at the same time, share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful. – Marie Curie

35. Darkness comes. In the middle of it, the future looks blank. The temptation to quit is huge. Don’t. You are in good company… You will argue with yourself that there is no way forward. But with God, nothing is impossible. He has more ropes and ladders and tunnels out of pits than you can conceive. Wait. Pray without ceasing. Hope. – John Piper

36. I hope that my daughter grows up empowered and doesn’t define herself by the way she looks but by qualities that make her a intelligent, strong and responsible woman. – Isaiah Mustafa

37. A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success. – Elbert Hubbard

38. When a moment in front of me appears to be particularly special, whether it be by beauty or experience, I capture it. I usually find a reason to justify taking that photo – symmetry, or color, or contrast – and it’s my hope that my photography sheds light onto what I see and do on a daily basis. – Connor Franta

39. I hope everyone that is reading this is having a really good day. And if you are not, just know that in every new minute that passes you have an opportunity to change that. – Gillian Anderson

40. The youth is the hope of our future. – Jose Rizal

41. I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something. – Neil Gaiman

42. All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope. – Alexandre Dumas

43. Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers. – Robert Green Ingersoll

44. I said to my soul, be still, and wait without hope, For hope would be hope for the wrong thing. – T. S. Eliot

45. Life is given to you like a flat piece of land and everything has to be done. I hope that when I am finished, my piece of land will be a beautiful garden, so there is a lot of work. – Jeanne Moreau

46. Our human compassion binds us the one to the other – not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future. – Nelson Mandela

47. Where there is no vision, there is no hope. – George Washington Carver

48. We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

49. My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world. – Jack Layton

50. The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed. – Charlotte Bronte

51. I used to believe that people are only born once, but now I feel I have been reborn, like I was given a new life. I see myself as a child, full of energy and hope. – Bahman Ghobadi

52. Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything. – Napoleon Hill

53. If you die you’re completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I’m not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I’ve got. – Kurt Cobain

54. I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity – all I hope for in my clothes. – Yves Saint Laurent

55. What gives me the most hope every day is God’s grace; knowing that his grace is going to give me the strength for whatever I face, knowing that nothing is a surprise to God. – Rick Warren

56. Where there’s tea there’s hope. – Arthur Wing Pinero

57. 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. – Thich Nhat Hanh

58. Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us, and the world will be as one. – John Lennon

59. The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope. – John Buchan

60. We must restore hope to young people, help the old, be open to the future, spread love. Be poor among the poor. We need to include the excluded and preach peace. – Pope Francis

61. There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

62. If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius. – Joseph Addison

63. Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘It will be happier.’ – Alfred Lord Tennyson

64. The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

65. Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value. – Desmond Tutu

66. Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out. – Vaclav Havel

67. Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure. – Jane Austen

68. I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven. – Emily Dickinson

69. Don’t give up. Don’t lose hope. Don’t sell out. – Christopher Reeve

70. I think I have a hard time expressing myself in my relationships. I use songs to tell people how I’m feeling. If I can’t say ‘I love you,’ I’ll write a song about it and hope that the person figures it out. – Jenny Lewis

71. Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul – and sings the tunes without the words – and never stops at all. – Emily Dickinson

72. Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man. – Friedrich Nietzsche

73. I am saying that in Wales here we have a very clear election commitment and I hope, and I will express this view, I hope that every individual member of the Labour Party, will understand that and will strive to achieve unity so that we can deliver the yes vote in the Autumn. – Ron Davies

74. Hope is patience with the lamp lit. – Tertullian

75. When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me’. – Erma Bombeck

76. I only hope that we don’t lose sight of one thing – that it was all started by a mouse. – Walt Disney

77. Hope is the magic carpet that transports us from the present moment into the realm of infinite possibilities. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

78. I’m learning all the time. I’m evolving all the time as a human being. I’m getting better, I hope, in all of the important ways. – Neil Peart

79. If it were not for hopes, the heart would break. – Thomas Fuller

80. Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday. – John Wayne

81. The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

82. Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good. – Calvin Coolidge

83. Hope is a necessity for normal life and the major weapon against the suicide impulse. – Karl A. Menninger

84. I hope climate science becomes the big thing. And then what I want is electrical engineers to solve the world’s energy problems, energy distribution problems. I want mechanical engineers to make better transportation systems. I want chemical engineers to develop better solar panels, and so on. – Bill Nye

85. The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds. – Will Durant

86. Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper. – Francis Bacon

87. Not without hope we suffer and we mourn. – William Wordsworth

88. Faith is not simply a patience that passively suffers until the storm is past. Rather, it is a spirit that bears things – with resignations, yes, but above all, with blazing, serene hope. – Corazon Aquino

89. Chance has never yet satisfied the hope of a suffering people. – Marcus Garvey

90. The great moral powers of the soul are faith, hope, and love. – Ellen G. White

91. Courage is like love; it must have hope for nourishment. – Napoleon Bonaparte

92. We are not doing celebrity, personality, abusive politics – we are doing ideas. This is about hope. – Jeremy Corbyn

93. At the end of the day, we must go forward with hope and not backward by fear and division. – Jesse Jackson

94. 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. – Norman Cousins

95. 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 live right in it, under its roof. – Barbara Kingsolver

96. I hope people think of me as a bit older. I do have a beard. That makes me look very old. – Jack Whitehall

97. It’s a good place when all you have is hope and not expectations. – Danny Boyle

98. Middle age is when you’re sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn’t for you. – Ogden Nash

99. I think if you show up and you work hard and you’re straight forward, you can always create your own opportunities. I hope I’m right. – Cory Monteith

100. Hope fills the holes of my frustration in my heart. – Emanuel Cleaver

101. For love would be love of the wrong thing; there is yet faith, But the faith and the love and the hope are all in the waiting. – T. S. Eliot

102. Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery. – Bertrand Russell

103. Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope. – Aristotle

104. A dream is the bearer of a new possibility, the enlarged horizon, the great hope. – Howard Thurman

105. Hope is the struggle of the soul, breaking loose from what is perishable, and attesting her eternity. – Herman Melville

106. I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained. – Walt Disney

107. We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope. – Epictetus

108. You are as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fears; as young as your hope, as old as your despair. – Samuel Ullman

109. I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man. – George Washington

110. Hope, the best comfort of our imperfect condition. – Edward Gibbon

111. So that’s the dissenter’s hope: that they are writing not for today but for tomorrow. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

112. God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless. – Chester W. Nimitz

113. I’m a very contented, peaceful man. I made mistakes, yes, but I accepted them, and, I hope, graciously. – Don Ameche

114. To live without Hope is to Cease to live. – Fyodor Dostoevsky

115. We are all serving a life sentence, and good behavior is our only hope for a pardon. – Douglas Horton

116. Anyone who doesn’t believe in miracles is not a realist. – David Ben-Gurion

117. Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. – Joseph Addison

118. Hope is independent of the apparatus of logic. – Norman Cousins

119. Hope is a waking dream. – Aristotle

120. Expect to have hope rekindled. Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways. The dry seasons in life do not last. The spring rains will come again. – Sarah Ban Breathnach

121. Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always to be blest. – Alexander Pope

123. Time is no longer endless or the horizon destitute of hope. – Charles Lindbergh

124. My hope still is to leave the world a bit better than when I got here. – Jim Henson

125. No matter how dark the moment, love and hope are always possible. – George Chakiris

126. How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress. – Niels Bohr

 

 

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  1. Kamakshi says:

    That was a good morning breakfast dose of motivation!!

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