Hope Quotes

Life may change, but it may fly not; Hope may vanish, but can die not; Truth be veiled, but still it burneth; Love replused - But it returneth.
Percy B. Shelley
I take as my guide the hope of a saint in crucial things, unity - In important things, diversity - In all things, generosity.
George Herbert Walker Bush

Lord byron, letter to thomas moore - what is hope? nothing but the paint on the face...
If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.
Erich Fromm
Stephen jay gould - human consciousness arose but a minute before...
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

Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords.
Samuel Johnson
All of us can think of a book... that we hope none of our children have taken off the shelf. But if I have the right to remove that book from the shelf - That work I abhor - Then you also have exactly the same right and so does everyone else. And then we have no books left on the shelf for any of us.
Katherine Paterson
When we have lost everything, including hope, life becomes a disgrace, and death a duty.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
I often wonder whether we do not rest our hopes too much upon constitutions, upon laws and upon courts. These are false hopes believe me, these are false hopes. Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it...
Learned Hand
I hope they never find out that lightning has a lot of vitamins in it, because do you hide from it or not.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
The question was put to him, what hope is and his answer was, The dream of a waking man.
Laertius Diogenes
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.
Thomas Edward Bodett
The human language is like a cracked kettle on which we beat out a tune for a dancing bear, when we hope with our music to move the stars.
Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary
It has just been twenty - Three years since I began to wander. In the next twenty - Three years I wonder if there will come a time when life is no longer a wonderful adventure; when there is not some interesting experience in things or personalities waiting just around the corner. If that time does come, I hope that my release will be swift.
Roy Chapman Andrews, Ends of the Earth, 1929
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, represents, in the final analysis, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
Alfred austin - so long as faith with freedom reigns and loyal...
The truth, the hope of any time, must always be sought in minorities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are no hopeless situations; There are only people who have grown hopeless about them.
Clare Boothe Luce
A great NOW will be a great WAS A bad NOW will always be a bad WAS, and all you can hope for is a Great GONNA BE.
Sid Cease
Fear less, hope moreWhine less, breathe moreTalk less, say moreHate less, love moreAnd all good things are yours.
Swedish Prove
Peter Good luck with your layoffs, alright, I hope your firings go really, really well.
Office Space
But groundless hope, like unconditional love, is the only kind worth having.
John Perry Barlow
It is natural for a man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut out eyes against a painful truth and listen to the song of that siren, till she transforms into beasts.
Patrick Henry
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
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
Hope is only the love of life.
Henri - Fr? d? ric Amiel
Courage changes things for the better... With courage you can stay with something long enough to succeed at it, realizing that it usually takes two, three or four times as long to succeed as you thought or hoped.
Earl Nightingale
At the moment of death I hope to be surprised.
Ivan Illich
What oxygen is to the lungs, such is hope to the meaning of life.
Emil Brunne
Never deprive someone of hope - - It may be all they have.
Unknown
The entire essence of America is the hope to first make money - - Then make money with money - - Then make lots of money with lots of money.
Paul Erdman
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
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Wendell Berry
We always have been, we are, and I hope that we always shall be detested in France.
Duke of Wellington
A man must love a thing very much if he not only practices it without any hope of fame and money, but even... without any hope of doing it well.
Oliver Herford
If there be no great love in the beginning, yet heaven may decrease it upon better acquaintance, when we are married and have more occasion to know one another: I hope, upon familiarity will grow more contempt.
William Shakespeare, "The Merry Wives of Windsor", Act 1 scene 1
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
Im searching through all that has ever been hoped, in praise of what can never be known.
Real Live Preache
The building of a perfect body crowned by a perfect brain, is at once the greatest earthly problem and grandest hope of the race.
Dio Lewis