Hope Quotes

Titus maccius plautus - things we not hope for often come to pass than...
Katherine paterson - all of us can think of a book... that we hope...

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)
At the moment of death I hope to be surprised.
Ivan Illich
I have no money, no resources, and no hope. I am the happiest man alive.
Henry Miller, Tropic of Cance
To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labour.
Robert Louis Stephenson

It meant that New York philanthropists, New York society, would now rediscover the library. ... that learning, books, education have glamour, that self - Improvement has glamour, that hope has glamour.
Vartan Gregorian
If we were logical, the future would be bleak indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope.
Jacques Cousteau
Oft expectation fails, and most oft where most it promises; and oft it hits where hope is coldest; and despair most sits.
William Shakespeare
Each time a person 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, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, these ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.
Robert Francis Kennedy
Bruce barton - before you give up hope, turn back and read the...
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
I do not come into this pulpit hoping that perhaps somebody will of his own free will return to Christ. My hope lies in another quarter. I hope that my Master will lay hold of some of them and say, You are mine, and you shall be mine. I claim you for myself. My hope arises from the freeness of grace, and not from the freedom of the will.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
But groundless hope, like unconditional love, is the only kind worth having.
John Perry Barlow
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
Hope itself is a species of happiness, and perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords.
Samuel Johnson
If we could only share our hopes, our dreams, our disappointments, our fears, our achievements, and our discoveries.... the world would be a little kinder and a lot more forgiving.
Robert Anthony, Great American Poets 2002
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not but remember that what you now have was once among the things only hoped for.
Epicurus
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
He who desires nothing, hopes for nothing, and is afraid of nothing, cannot be an artist.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
Bible
To break a promise is to deny the reality of the past Therefore it is to deny the hope of a real future....
Ursala Lequin
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
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
Hope, deceitful as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route.
Robert Green Ingersoll
The first hope of a painter who feels hopeful about painting is the hope that the painting will move, that it will live outside its frame.
Gertrude Stein
Take hope from the heart of man, and you make him a beast of prey.
Quida
Love lives on hope, and dies when hope is dead It is a flame which sinks for lack of fuel.
Charles Caleb Colton
You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end each of us must work for his own improvement, and at the same time share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful.
Marie Curie
One hopes to achieve the zero option, but in the absence of that we must achieve balanced numbers. On Soviet and Allied missiles in Europe.
Margaret Hilda Thatche
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
Exiles feed on hope.
Aeschylus
A man can go on without wealth, and even without purpose, for a while. But he will not go on without hope.
C. Neil Strait
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
Never lose hope.
Unknown, Polish Slogan
Hope is the thing with feathers - - That perches in the soul - - And sings the tune without words - - And never stops, at all.
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance.
Psalm 42, Book II, Holy Bible
Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
Thomas Fulle
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
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