Hope quotes

Hope is patience with the lamp lit.
– Tertullian

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

I hope people remember me as a good and decent man. And if they do, then that’s success.
– Tim Cook

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

Every night when I go to bed, I hope that I may never wake again, and every morning renews my grief.
– Franz Schubert

It is often when night looks darkest, it is often before the fever breaks that one senses the gathering momentum for change, when one feels that resurrection of hope in the midst of despair and apathy.
Hillary Clinton

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

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

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

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

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

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

I hope I can be as good of a father to my son as my dad was to me.
– Calvin Johnson

We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
Kofi Annan

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

Taking my bike out and riding the bike path along Lake Shore Drive, that’s one of the great experiences in my life. And I hope to do it as long as I can.
– Raghuram Rajan

If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
Albert Einstein

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

I hope I didn’t bore you too much with my life story.
Elvis Presley

Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand.
Thomas Aquinas

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

Hope… is the companion of power, and the mother of success; for who so hopes has within him the gift of miracles.
– Samuel Smiles

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

Hope is a waking dream.
Aristotle

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

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

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

Infuse your life with action. Don’t wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen… yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.
– Bradley Whitford

If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.
– Henry Ford

A leader is a dealer in hope.
Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

If the skies fall, one may hope to catch larks.
– Francois Rabelais

This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.
Oscar Wilde

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

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

Israel was not created in order to disappear – Israel will endure and flourish. It is the child of hope and the home of the brave. It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success. It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword of freedom.
John F. Kennedy

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

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

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

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

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

Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
John Wayne

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

Lord save us all from old age and broken health and a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms.
Mark Twain