Hope Quotes

Tom bodett - they say a person needs just three things to be...
Human consciousness arose but a minute before midnight on the geological clock. Yet we mayflies try to bend an ancient world to our purposes, ignorant perhaps of the messages buried in its long history. Let us hope that we are still in the early morning of our April day.
Stephen Jay Gould

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
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
It is not for man to rest in absolute contentment. He is born to hopes and aspirations as the sparks fly upward, unless he has brutified his nature and quenched the spirit of immortality which is his portion.
Robert Southey
Look to this day For it is life, the very life of life. For yesterday is but a dream And tomorrow is only a vision But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness And tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day Such is the salutation of the dawn.
Kalidasa

Eleanor h. porte - the influence of a beautiful, helpful, hopeful...
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
Michelangelo Buonarroti
They were going to die. They knew it, and their last words were I love you. Even in great pain, their last words were of love... People who could have saved themselves and they ran back in to save others instead. If humanity is capable of that, how can I lose hope in humanity?
Elie Wiesel, Chicago Sun - Times, November 5, 2001
Cruelty is like hope: it springs eternal.
Dr. Anthony Daniels, The Observer (1998)
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
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Wendell Berry
One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation.
Thomas B. Reed
Patience with others is Love, Patience with self is Hope, Patience with God is Faith.
Adel Bestavros
More than any time in history mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to utter hopelessness and despair, the other to total extinction. Let us hope we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
Woody Allen
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
Peter Good luck with your layoffs, alright, I hope your firings go really, really well.
Office Space
Faith, Hope, and Love remanined. And the greatest of these is Love.
1 Corinthians 13: 13, 1 Corinthians 13: 13
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
Love lives on hope, and dies when hope is dead It is a flame which sinks for lack of fuel.
Charles Caleb Colton
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
As great scientists have said and as all children know, it is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception, and compassion, and hope.
Ursula K. LeGuin
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight, very clean. When it arrives it is perfect. It puts itself in our hands. It hopes we learned something from yesterday.
Unknown, Epitaph on headstone of actor John Wayne (author unknown)
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
There is hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags do not wave in a vacuum.
Arthur C. Clarke
All hope abandon, ye who enter here!
Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.
Henry Ford
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
Learn from the past, Hope for the future, Live in the present.
Ken Lancaste
When we have lost everything, including hope, life becomes a disgrace, and death a duty.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Fear less, hope more Whine less, breathe more.
Swedish Prove
The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.
Stephen Ambrose, in Fast Company
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
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self - Seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
Bible, 1 Corinthians 13: 4 - 7
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
The best hope is that one of these days the ground will get disgusted enough just to walk away - Leaving people with nothing more to stand on than what they have so bloody well stood for up to now.
Kenneth Patchen
Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
Thomas Fulle
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
Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.
Martin Luthe