Hope Quotes

Joseph addison - the grand essentials to happiness in this life...
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
Woodrow Wilson

To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
George Santayana
Half of the American people never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.
Gore Vidal, The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1993
Arab prove - he who has health has hope and he who has hope,...
Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
Bible

I hope that one or two immortal lyrics will come out of all this tumbling around.
Poet Louise Bogan
He who desires nothing, hopes for nothing, and is afraid of nothing, cannot be an artist.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all.
Emily Dickenson
Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.
Aristotle
Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous; it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.
Thornton Wilde
Do not... hope wholly to reason away your troubles do not feed them with attention, and they will die imperceptibly away. Fix your thoughts upon your business, fill your intervals with company, and sunshine will again break in upon your mind.
Samuel Johnson
Cruelty is like hope: it springs eternal.
Dr. Anthony Daniels, The Observer (1998)
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
Albert Einstein
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
We have placed too much hope in political and social reforms, only to find out that we were being deprived of our most precious possession: our spiritual life.
Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Speech to the graduating class at Harvard (1978)
We are living the events which for centuries to come will be minutely studied by scholars who will undoubtedly describe these days as probably the most exciting and creative in the history of mankind. But preoccupied with our daily chores, our worries and personal hopes and ambitions, few of us are actually living in the present.
Lawrence K. Frank
Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplacable spark. In the hopeless swamps of the not quite, the not yet, and the not at all, do not let the hero in your soul perish and leave only frustration for the life you deserved, but never have been able to reach. The world you desire can be won, it exists, it is real, it is possible, it is yours.
Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged
The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.
Dietrich Bonhoeffe
Where the world ceases to be the scene of our personal hopes and wishes, where we face it as free beings admiring, asking and observing, there we enter the realm of Art and Science.
Albert Einstein
Fear less, hope more Whine less, breathe more.
Swedish Prove
Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.
Rita Mae Brown
No place affords a more striking conviction of the vanity of human hopes than a public library.
Samuel Johnson
He who does not hope to win has already lost.
Jose Joaquin de Olmedo
Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may get better. To the confident it is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better.
King Whitney Jr.
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.
Emily Dickinson
He has no hope who never had a fear.
William Cowpe
My main hope for myself is to be where I am.
Woody Harrelson
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.
Vaclev Havel
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
Anon.
Let us hope that we are all preceded in this world by a love story.
Don Snyder, Of Time and Memory
Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.
Pope John XXIII
Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A word of optimism and hope. A you can do it when things are tough.
Richard M. DeVos
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which believe the idea that things cannot be changed.
Tom Clancy
In the midst of hopes and cares, of apprehensions and of disquietude, regard every day that dawns upon you as if it was to be your last then super - Added hours, to the enjoyment of which you had not looked forward, will prove an acceptable boon.
Horace
I hope I never get so old I get religious.
Ingmar Bergman
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
Sir Francis Bacon
Things we not hope for often come to pass than things we wish.
Titus Maccius Plautus