Hope Quotes
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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.

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.

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