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Quotes on hope

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Quotes on hope inspire us. No matter who we are, life is never a walk in the park. Yes, it can be fun, interesting and exciting. But very often it’s also stressful, challenging and sad.

Research shows that hope is a crucial ingredient for us to succeed in difficult moments.

Here’s a list with great quotes on hope.

Quotes on Hope

1.“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.” ―Bil Keane

2.“Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” ―Shel Silverstein

3.“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 live as one.” ―John Lennon

4.“When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” ―Paulo Coelho

5.“I like the night. Without the dark, we’d never see the stars.” ―Stephenie Meyer

6.“Hold fast to dreams,
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird,
That cannot fly.” ―
Langston Hughes

7.“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

8.“It’s really a wonder that I haven’t dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.” ―Anne Frank

9.“There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for.” ―J.R.R. Tolkien

10.“Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul
And sings the tune without the words
And never stops at all.”―
Emily Dickinson

Quotes on hope 11  – 20

11.“A drowning man will clutch at a straw. ”―Sir Thomas More

12.“Every cloud has a silver lining. ”―D.R. Locke

13.“Every jack has his jill; if only they can find each other. ”―R. Cotgrave

14.“Every pot will find its lid. ”―Yiddish

15.“Hope for the best and prepare for the worst. ”―Thomas Norton & Thomas Sackville

16.“Hope is a good breakfast but a bad supper. ”―W. Rawley

17.“Hope springs eternal. ”―Alexander Pope

18.“However long the night, the dawn will break. ”―African Proverb – Hausa Tribe

19.“If it were not for hope, the heart would break. ”―Greek

20.“Keep your eyes on the sun and you will not see the shadows. ”―Australian Aborigine

Quotes on hope 21  – 30

21.”When our men lose their hope of a future and purpose, you’ll surely watch them die a slow death in front of you.” ―Nan Jones

22.”Anybody who has ever struggled to plant his feet onto the floor in the morning knows that life can be hard; it can be stressful; it can be overwhelming. But each of those negative, less than optimal feelings immediately takes a back seat to the inspirational power of hope.” ―Shawn L. Anderson

23.”The world needs less heat and more light. It needs less of the heat of anger, revenge, retaliation, and more of the light of ideas, faith, courage, aspiration, joy, love and hope.” ―Wilfred Peterson

24.”Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a dream fulfilled is a tree of life.” ―Proverbs

25.“A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself. “―Oprah Winfrey Quotes

26.“. . . encouragement is the fuel of hope. It’s true that people become what you encourage them to be, not what you nag them to be. “―Zig Ziglar

27.“Every day I turn to the Bible to give me strength and wisdom for the day and hope for the future.” ―Billy Graham

28.”To be without hope is like being without goals, what are you working towards?” ―Catherine Pulsifer

29.“Look to heaven and say, ‘Lord, please see me through this one!’ That helps take the focus off me. I have sat and wasted many hours wondering, ‘Why me?’ It doesn’t help to sit and mope. Look for hope.” ―David DeNotaris

30.”Never give up. Have hope. Expect only the best from life and take action to get it.” ―Catherine Pulsifer

Quotes on hope 31  – 40

31.“Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. “―Christopher Reeve

32.“Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity. “―Robert G. Ingersoll

33.“Things which you do not hope happen more frequently than things which you do hope. “―Titus Maccius Plautus

34.“Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them. “―Vincent McNabb

35.“In reality, hope is the worst of all evils, because it prolongs man’s torments. “―Friedrich Nietzsche

36.“When the world says, “Give up,”
Hope whispers, “Try it one more time.”
“―Author Unknown

37.“There is nothing so well known as that we should not expect something for nothing — but we all do and call it Hope. “―Edgar Howe

38.Hope itself is a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords; but, like all other pleasures immoderately enjoyed, the excesses of hope must be expiated by pain. “―Samuel Johnson

39.The road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination. “―Marian Zimmer Bradley

40.“All it takes is one bloom of hope to make a spiritual garden. “―Terri Guillemets

Quotes on hope 41  – 50

41.”The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.”Joseph Addison

42.“Hope is a powerful emotion that gives us strength and helps us through trying and difficult times. With hope, we believe that things will get better, and we find the courage to keep trying. “―Robert Alan Silverstein

43.“Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow them.”―Louisa May Alcott

44.”We need to remove unworthy from our vocabulary and replace it with hope and work.” ―Marvin J. Ashton

45.”Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” ―James Baldwin

46.“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

47.“Life without idealism is empty indeed. “―Pearl S. Buck

48.”Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men’s blood. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work.” ―Daniel Hudson Burnham

49.“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.”―Dale Carnegie

50.”Where there is no vision, there is no hope.” ―George Washington Carver

Quotes on hope 51  – 60

51.“Only in the darkness can you see the stars.” Martin Luther King Jr.

52.“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” Mahatma Gandhi

53.“They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.” Tom Bodett

54.“None of us knows what might happen even the next minute, yet still we go forward. Because we trust. Because we have Faith.” Paulo Coelho

55.“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” Lao Tzu

56.“Keep Going. Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.” Roy T. Bennett

57.“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” William Faulkner

58.“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.”  Martin Luther King

59.“The reason birds can fly and we can’t is simply because they have perfect faith, for to have faith is to have wings.”J.M. Barrie

60.Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls.” Joseph Campbell

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