60+ Hope Quotes

Emily Dickinson Quote: Hope is that thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words.
Hope is that thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops... at all.
Emily Dickinson
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Things which you do not hope happen more frequently than things which you do hope.
Plautus
Hope is the dream of a soul awake.
French Proverb
Hope, deceitful as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Pliny the Elder Quote: Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man.
Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man.
Pliny the Elder
In all pleasure hope is a considerable part.
Samuel Johnson
I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.
Charlotte Bronte
Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.
Robert Green Ingersoll
To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death.
Pearl S. Buck
He that lives upon hope will die fasting.
Benjamin Franklin
Shakespeare Quote: The miserable have no other medicine But only hope.
The miserable have no other medicine
But only hope.
William Shakespeare
Hope never abandons you, you abandon it. 
George Weinberg
Hope is the physician of each misery.
Irish Proverb
If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.
Thomas Fuller
Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope; and few are reduced so low as that.
William Hazlitt
We judge a man's wisdom by his hope
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What oxygen is to the lungs, such is hope to the meaning of life.
Emil Brunner
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Nietzsche Quote: In reality, hope is the worst of all evils, because it prolongs man’s torments.
In reality, hope is the worst of all evils, because it prolongs man’s torments.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Take hope from the heart of man and you make him a beast of prey.
Quida
Hope 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
If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come.
Chinese Proverb
Hope is the poor man's bread. 
Gary Herbert
Hope is the universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton
Emily Dickinson Quote: We'd never know how high we are till we are called to rise; and then, if we are true to plan, our statures touch the sky
We'd never know how high we are till we are called to rise; and then, if we are true to plan, our statures touch the sky.
Emily Dickinson
Hope is patience with the lamp lit.
Tertullian
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.
Richard Bach
In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.
Robert Green Ingersoll
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Oscar Wilde
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. 
Anne Lamott
Man can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air ... but only for one second without hope.
Hal Lindsey
Frank Lloyd Wright Quote: The present is the ever moving shadow that divides yesterday
The present is the ever moving shadow that divides yesterday from tomorrow. In that lies hope.
Frank Lloyd Wright
He who has health has hope; and he who has hope has everything.
Arabian Proverb
While there's life, there's hope.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
A man begins to die when he ceases to expect anything from tomorrow.
Unknown Author
Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.
Lin Yutang
Goethe Quote: In all things it is better to hope than to despair.
In all things it is better to hope than to despair.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Nobody really cares if you're miserable, so you might as well be happy.
Cynthia Nelms
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
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
Hope arouses, as nothing else can arouse, a passion for the possible.
William Sloan Coffin
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
Orison Swett Marden Quote: The hopeful man sees success where others see failure, sunshine where others see shadows and storm.
The hopeful man sees success where others see failure, sunshine where others see shadows and storm.
Orison Swett Marden
Hope is the last thing ever lost.
Italian Proverb
Great hopes make great men.     
Thomas Fuller
The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure but from hope to hope.
Samuel Johnson
We all live under the same sky, but we don't all have the same horizon.
Konrad Adenauer
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
It is the around-the-corner brand of hope that prompts people to action, while the distant hope acts as an opiate.
Eric Hoffer
Once you choose hope, anything's possible.  
Christopher Reeve
Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Confucius
Hope is a song in a weary throat.
Pauli Murray
Hope is the companion of power, and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles.
Samuel Smiles
All it takes is one bloom of hope to make a spiritual garden.
Terri Guillemets
He that lives in hope danceth without music.
George Herbert


Hope is a vigorous principle ... it sets the head and heart to work, and animates a man to do his utmost.
Jeremy Collier
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
Hope is necessary in every condition.  The miseries of poverty, sickness, of captivity, would, without this comfort, be insupportable. 
Samuel Johson
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
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
One of the best safeguards of our hopes, I have suggested, is to be able to mark off the areas of hopelessness and to acknowledge them, to face them directly, not with despair but with the creative intent of keeping them from polluting all the areas of possibility.
William F. Lynch



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