Hope quotes have the power to bring a spark of light into the eyes of one who is suffering. Robert Frost reminds us to, “Entertain great hopes.” Use these quotes about hope...
...to keep moving forward when no logical reason exists. We all need hope to keep going when the going gets tough. Hope is the light at the end of the tunnel that tells us tomorrow will be a better day. To give up hope is to die. Reading inspirational quotes can keep hope alive. Feed yourself inspiration daily. Reach for nourishing words in every subject category of this quote site. When you read a quote that gives you hope, copy it onto a card or post-it note and refer to it often. It can be a touch stone in challenging times. Fill yourself up on hope. To get an extra shot of hopeful self-help coaching, reach out to Marta@joyofquotes.com I am sending you hope…now and always!
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Hope is a thing with feathers that perches in the soul, and sings the tune without the words, and never stops at all. Emily Dickinson
Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action. Mahatma Gandhi
There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope. Baruch Spinoza
To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless. G.K. Chesterton
Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers. Robert G. Ingersoll
Hope is the belief, more or less strong, that joy will come. Sydney Smith
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. Helen Keller
The inability to open up to hope is what blocks trust, and blocked trust is the reason for blighted dreams. Elizabeth Gilbert
The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof. Barbara Kingsolver
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and to be healed, to have despaired and recovered hope. George Elliot
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future. Robert H. Schuller
Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what is still possible for you to do. Pope John XXIII
Hope is medicine for a soul that's sick and tired. Eric Swensson
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
Hope is the companion of power, and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles. Samuel Smiles
It has never been, and never will be easy work! But the road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination. Marion Zimmer Bradley
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
Let perseverance be your engine and hope your fuel. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things cannot be changed. Tom Clancy
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
Of all ills that one endures, hope is a cheap and universal cure. Abraham Cowley
The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started. Norman Cousins
There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something better tomorrow. Orison S. Marden
To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime. Erich Fromm
True hope dwells on the possible, even when life seems to be a plot written by someone who wants to see how much adversity we can overcome. Walter Anderson
We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best hope for the future. John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Entertain great hopes. Robert Frost
Everything that is done in the world is done by hope. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up. Anne Lamott
Hope is a waking dream. Aristotle
Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired. Erik Erikson
If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps life moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. And so today I still have a dream. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Man can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air…but only for one second without hope. Hal Lindsey
My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry, to get my work done, and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return. Maya Angelou
There are no hopeless situations; there are only people who have grown hopeless about them. Clare Boothe Luce
There is one thing which gives radiance to everything. It is the idea of something around the corner. G.K. Chesterton
We judge a man's wisdom by his hope. Ralph Waldo Emerson
We've been warned against offering the people of this nation false hope. But in the unlikely story that is America, there has never been anything false about hope. Barack Obama
When you choose hope, anything's possible. Christopher Reeve
Where there's life, there's hope. Terence
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