Hope Quotes

Emily dickinson - hope is a thing with feathers that perches in the...
If either man or woman would realize that the full power of personal beauty, it must be by cherishing noble thoughts and hopes and purposes; by having something to do and something to live for that is worthy of humanity, and which, by expanding and symmetry to the body which contains it.
Upham

The sum of all human wisdom is contained in these two words: Wait and Hope.
Alexander Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo
To conceal ignorance is to increase it. An honest confession of it, however, gives ground for the hope that it will diminish some day or the other.
Mahatma Gandhi
Above all, we must abolish hope in the heart of man. A calm despair, without angry convulsions, without reproaches to Heaven, is the essence of wisdom.
Alfred Victor Vigny
Earl nightingale - courage changes things for the better... with...

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
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
George Santayana
Oprah winfrey - forgiveness is letting go of the hope that the...
Things we not hope for often come to pass than things we wish.
Titus Maccius Plautus
Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.
Gore Vidal
No evil dooms us hopelessly, except the evil we love, and desire to continue in and make no effort to escape from.
George Eliot, internet
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
Fear less, hope more; Whine less, breathe more; Talk less, say more; Hate less, love more; And all good things are yours.
"Swedish Proverb".
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
Hope is necessary in every condition.
Samuel Johnson
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
He has no hope who never had a fear.
William Cowpe
But groundless hope, like unconditional love, is the only kind worth having.
John Perry Barlow
Never deprive someone of hope; it might be all they have.
H. Jackson Brown Jr.
Everybody in this life has their challenges and difficulties. That is part of our mortal test.... Peace comes through hope.
James E. Faust
Hope is a waking dream.
Aristotle, from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers
Counting is the religion of this generation it is its hope and its salvation.
Gertrude Stein
The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
Martin Luther King Jr., "Strength to Love".
Love, unrequited, robs me of my rest Love, hopeless love, my ardent soul encumbers Love, nightmare - Like, lies heavy on my chest, And weaves itself into my midnight slumbers.
William S. Gilbert
Exiles feed on hope.
Aeschylus
Political history is largely an account of mass violence and of the expenditure of vast resources to cope with mythical fears and hopes.
Murray Edelman, _Politics as Symbolic Action_, p. 1
You can always get the truth from a politician after he has turned seventy, or given up all hope of the Presidency.
Joe Moore
Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man.
Friedrich Nietzsche
What oxygen is to the lungs, such is hope to the meaning of life.
Emil Brunne
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords.
Samuel Johnson
I know how men in exile feed on dreams of hope.
Aeschylus, Agamemnon
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
Vaclav Havel
Hope itself is a species of happiness, and perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords.
Samuel Johnson
It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather that the hope of creating the future dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young.
Bertrand Russell
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
To deny we need and want power is to deny that we hope to be effective.
Liz Smith
A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
John Anthony Ciardi
A kiss To a young girl, faith to a married woman, hope to an old maid, charity.
V. P. Skippe
The influence of a beautiful, helpful, hopeful character is contagious and may revolutionize a whole town.
Eleanor H. Porte