45 Quotes That Give Us Hope

“My philosophy in life is, decide what you want to do. You have to have something to hope for.” |Lou Holtz|

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

“I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.” | Thomas Jefferson |

“People are basically the same the world over. Everybody wants the same things – to be happy, to be healthy, to be at least reasonably prosperous, and to be secure. They want friends, peace of mind, good family relationships, and hope that tomorrow is going to be even better than today.” | Zig Ziglar |

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

“Let us be shy no longer. Let us go to our strength. Let us offer hope. Let us tell the world that a new age is not only possible but probable.” | Ronald Reagan |

“Hope is the most exciting thing there is in life.” | Mandy Moore |

“Not without hope we suffer and we mourn.” | William Wordsworth |

“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘It will be happier.'” | Alfred Lord Tennyson |

“It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.” | Robert H. Goddard |

“Where there is no vision, there is no hope.” | George Washington Carver |

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” | Helen Keller |

“Hope is tomorrow’s veneer over today’s disappointment.” | Evan Esar |

“It’s a good place when all you have is hope and not expectations.” | Danny Boyle |

“Hope is a talent like any other.” | Storm Jameson |

“The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dreams shall never die.” | Edward Kennedy |

“Hope is a risk that must be run.” | Georges Bernanos |

“We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation.” | Ivan Illich |

“One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.” | Antonio Porchia |

“When I was young, my ambition was to be one of the people who made a difference in this world. My hope is to leave the world a little better for having been there.” | Jim Henson |

“Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.” | Jonas Salk |

“Hope is patience with the lamp lit.” | Tertullian |

“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 |

“The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.” | Thomas Hardy |

“All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope.” | Alexandre Dumas |

“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 |

“Isn’t it the moment of most profound doubt that gives birth to new certainties? Perhaps hopelessness is the very soil that nourishes human hope; perhaps one could never find sense in life without first experiencing its absurdity.” | Vaclav Havel |

“Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.” | Vaclav Havel |

“Every day begins with an act of courage and hope: getting out of bed.” | Mason Cooley |

“Expecting something for nothing is the most popular form of hope.” | Arnold H. Glasow |

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

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” | Epicurus |

“Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.” | Robert H. Schuller |

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

“Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.” | Joseph Addison |

“The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started.” | Norman Cousins |

“Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.” | John Wayne |

“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 |

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

“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 |

“Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.” | Martin Luther |

“You can make positive deposits in your own economy every day by reading and listening to powerful, positive, life-changing content and by associating with encouraging and hope-building people.” | Zig Ziglar |

“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” | Desmond Tutu |

“I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.” | Dalai Lama |

“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 |


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