Hope Quotes

Stephen ambrose, in fast company - the past is a source of knowledge, and the future...
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which believe the idea that things cannot be changed.
Tom Clancy

Courage is like love it must have hope for nourishment.
La Rochefoucauld
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, and with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world. You impoverish yourself if you forget this errand.
Woodrow Wilson
Mae west - women with pasts interest men... they hope...
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - - Faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Thomas Edison

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
People wish to be settled. It is only as far as they are unsettled that there is any hope for them.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
Michelangelo Buonarroti
Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.
Martin Luthe
Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings.
Elie Weisel
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.
George Eliot
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not but remember that what you now have was once among the things only hoped for.
Epicurus
Young people have an almost biological destiny to be hopeful.
Marshall Ganz, quoted by Sara Rimer in New York Times
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords.
Samuel Johnson
It is only by striving for beauty and love In all our relationships, That we can hope to become Guardians of our individual and collective futures.
Roland Stahle
Parenting is a negative thing. Keep your children from killing themselves, or anyone else, and hope for the best.
Erma Bombeck
Never deprive someone of hope - - It may be all they have.
Unknown
To be 70 years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be 40 years old.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation.
John F. Kennedy
Hope in reality is the worst of all evils, because it prolongs the torments of man.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.
Rita Mae Brown
Nothing worth doing is completed in our lifetime; therefore, we must be saved by hope.
Reinhold Niebuhr, Rockford (IL) Register Star newspape
Men decide far more problems by hate, love, lust, rage, sorrow, joy, hope, fear, illusion, or some other inward emotion, than by reality, authority, any legal standard, judicial precedent, or statute.
Cicero
I knew from the start if I left a woman I really loved - - The Great Society - - In order to fight that bitch of a war in Vietnam then I would lose everything at home. My hopes my dreams.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Hope smiles on the threshold of the year to come, whispering that it will be happier.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
So long as faith with freedom reigns And loyal hope survives, And gracious charity remains To leaven lowly lives; While there is one untrodden tract For intellect or will, And men are free to think and act, Life is worth living still.
Alfred Austin
Ah, Hope what would life be, stripped of thy encouraging smiles, that teach us to look behind the dark clouds of to - Day, for the golden beams that are to gild the morrow.
La Rochefoucauld
Cease, every joy, to glimmer on my mind, But leave - - - Oh leave the light of Hope behind.
Thomas Campbell
Hope, deceitful as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route.
Robert Green Ingersoll
To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime.
Erich Fromm
We are an arrogant species, full of terrible potential, but we also have a great capacity for love, friendship, generosity, kindness, faith, hope, and joy.
Dean Koontz
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
Joseph Addison
There is a greater darkness than the one we fight. It is the darkness of the soul that has lost its way. The war we fight is not against powers and principalities, it is against chaos and despair. Greater than the death of flesh is the death of hope. The death of dreams. Against this peril we can never surrender.
J. Michael Straczynski, Babylon 5 (Television Series)
I know how men in exile feed on dreams of hope.
Aeschylus, Agamemnon
Until divinity decides to reveal the future to human kind, the sum of all human wisdom is contained in these two words: Wait and Hope.
Alexandre Dumas, Translation from "The Count of Monte Cristo".
About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
Josh Billings
The only way of knowing a person is to love them without hope.
Walter Benjamin
My views and feelings are in favor of the abolition of war - - And I hope it is practicable, by improving the mind and morals of society, to lessen the disposition to war; but of its abolition I despair.
Thomas Jefferson
My hopes are not always realized, but I always hope.
Ovid