Hope Quotes

John perry barlow - but groundless hope, like unconditional love, is...
Never deprive someone of hope; it might be all they have.
H. Jackson Brown Jr.

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
Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but rejoices in the truth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
Bible, Paul, 1 Corinthians 13: 4 - 7
Dante alighieri - all hope abandon, ye who enter here....
He has no hope who never had a fear.
William Cowpe

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
Take hope from the heart of man, and you make him a beast of prey.
Quida
Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.
Gore Vidal
Oft expectation fails, and most oft where most it promises; and oft it hits where hope is coldest; and despair most sits.
William Shakespeare
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
Abraham Lincoln
Courage is like love it must have hope for nourishment.
La Rochefoucauld
The test of a first - Rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function. One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise.
F Scott
Let us hope that we are all preceded in this world by a love story.
Don Snyder, Of Time and Memory
It is amazing that our souls - - Our eternal essences, with all their hopes an dreams and visions of an eternal world - - Are contained within these temporal bodies.
Marion Woodman
A sailor without a destination cannot hope for a favorable wind.
Leon Tec, M. D.
Youth is not a time of life, it is a state of mind. You are as old as your doubt, your fear, your despair. The way to keep young is to keep your faith young. Keep your self confidence young. Keep your hope young.
Luella F. Phean
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
Hope itself is a species of happiness, and perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords.
Samuel Johnson
The central struggle of parenthood is to let our hopes for our children outweigh our fears.
Ellen Goodman
Approach each new problem not with a view of finding what you hope will be there, but to get the truth, the realities that must be grappled with. You may not like what you find. In that case you are entitled to try to change it. But do not deceive yourself as to what you do find to be the facts of the situation.
Bernard M. Baruch
Never deprive someone of hope it might be all they have.
H. Jackson Jr. Brown
Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.
Rita Mae Brown
I hope that one or two immortal lyrics will come out of all this tumbling around.
Poet Louise Bogan
Counting is the religion of this generation it is its hope and its salvation.
Gertrude Stein
I hope you become confortable with the use of logic wihout being deceived into concluding that logic will inevitably lead you to the correct conclusion.
Neil Armstrong, USC 2005 graduation
What is hope? nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow - Cheeked harlot we have got hold of.
Lord Byron, Letter to Thomas Moore
Peter Good luck with your layoffs, alright, I hope your firings go really, really well.
Office Space
My object will be, if possible, to form Christian men, for Christian boys I can scarcely hope to make.
Thomas Arnold
I am not dying, not anymore than any of us are at any moment. We run, hopefully as fast as we can, and then everyone must stop. We can only choose how we handle the race.
Hugh Elliott, Standing Room Only weblog comments, 06 - 11 - 04
I am treating you as my friend, asking you to share my present minuses in the hope that I can ask you to share my future pluses.
Katherine Mansfield
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
Emily Dickinson
If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.
Erich Fromm
Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man.
Pliny
No place affords a more striking conviction of the vanity of human hopes than a public library.
Samuel Johnson
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
The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.
Thomas Hardy
A strange thing is memory, and hope one looks backward, and the other forward one is of today, the other of tomorrow. Memory is history recorded in our brain, memory is a painter, it paints pictures of the past and of the day.
Anna Mary Robertson Moses
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
George Santayana
Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
V? clav Havel, Disturbing the Peace, ch. 5 (1986; tr. 1990).