1001 Inspiring Quotes about Hope

Are you looking for inspirational quotes about hope? Inspiring Lizard has got you covered! In this article we present the 1001 most beautiful hope quotes we could find. Let’s get inspired!

Hope quotes

Some people come drifting into our skies carrying hope just as the clouds drift into the deserts!

— Avijeet Das

You have the power to feel good—or not—just by being conscious of what you choose to think. Choose to focus on hope and healing.

— Susan Barbara Apollon, An Inside Job: A Psychologist Shares Healing Wisdom for Your Cancer Journey

From hopelessness within the mind rises hope itself

— Nilesh Rathod, Destiny of Shattered Dreams

I keep my hope alive.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Our effectiveness depends on our capacity to be audacious and astute, clear and appealing. I would hope that we can create a language more fearless and beautiful than that used by conformist writers to greet the twilight.

— Eduardo Galeano

He can inspire a group only if he himself is filled with confidence and hope of success.

— Floyd V. Filson

There’s no guarantee of disaster-free in any world religion, but love, faith and knowledge give men hope and willpower.

— Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.

— Oscar Wilde

Sometimes you don’t lose hope, not because you are hopeful , but there is nothing else to hope for.

— M.F. Moonzajer, A moment with God ; Poetry

Lover? I don’t know. I don’t know if she loves me. I don’t know if I love her. All I can say is, she’s the one I think about. All the time. She’s the voice I want to hear. She’s the face I hope to see.

— Sophie Kinsella, I’ve Got Your Number

Let our voices be heard. I hope they will not be shrill voices, but, I hope we shall speak with such conviction that those to whom we speak shall know of the strength of our feeling and the sincerity of our efforts.

— Gordon B. Hinckley

Solitude is not something you must hope for in the future. Rather, it is a deepening of the present, and unless you look for it in the present you will never find it.

— Thomas Merton

I hope that posterity will judge me kindly, not only as to the things which I have explained, but also to those which I have intentionally omitted so as to leave to others the pleasure of discovery.

— Rene Descartes

Oft hope is born when all is forlorn.

— J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King

To do what you love and are passionate about is a dream come true, My life is consumed by music and entertainment— and it’s the best life I could ever hope for.

— Blake Lewis

Al Qaeda’s message that violence, terrorism and extremism are the only answer for Arabs seeking dignity and hope is being rejected each day in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Bahrain and throughout the Arab lands.

— Elliott Abrams

What you see is kinda what you get with me. I’m a very real person, or I hope to be, anyway. I don’t have nothing to hide

— Kenny Chesney

I hope you grow up to be as good a mother as your father

— Robert Rankin, Apocalypso

Be strong, little one. There’s a reason you are here. Like anyone with a dream, you have a purpose, big or small. Never lose hope that your glowing star will one day join the sky of winners. Never–stop believing.

— Charles Lee, The Way To Dawn: Apocryphal

Always look ahead with great hope and believe in timeless possibilities.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

While it is important for people to see your promise you must also remember that hope is the keeper of both happiness and disappointment, the father of both progress and failure.

— Bryant H. McGill

Expect to have hope rekindled. Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways. The dry seasons in life do not last. The spring rains will come again.

— Sarah Ban Breathnach

No one could ever meet death for his country without the hope of immortality.

— Cicero

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.

— Abraham Lincoln

Well, the heart always holds out hope that the mind knows may not likely be met.

— Amy Sohn

Be strong. There is hope in any situation.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

I’m a big fan of Courtney Love. I love Hole and I love her acting and I love her attitude. I just hope I never meet her in a dark alley.

— Jeff Ross

One thing I can’t do, and I hope that there are other people out there that feel the same way, is climb a rope. Oh my gosh, it’s so hard to climb rope! It’s all about grip and arms.

— Katy Perry

No hope no action.

— Peter Levi

As a privileged survivor of the First World War, I hope I may be allowed to interject here a deeply felt tribute to those who were not fortunate enough to succeed, but who shared the signal honor of trying to the last to salvage peace.

— Rene Cassin

I wear my wedding ring. We talk about when we’re going to get married again, which we hope is going to take place some time in this incredibly hectic calendar year.

— Jim Lampley

It has been said that sometimes the greatest hope in our lives is just a second chance to do what we should have done right in the first place.

— Richard Paul Evans, Lost December

Nothing exists until or unless it is observed. An artist is making something exist by observing it. And his hope for other people is that they will also make it exist by observing it. I call it ‘creative observation.’ Creative viewing.

— William S. Burroughs, Ports of Entry: William S. Burroughs and the Arts

I’m not interested in competing with anyone. I hope we all make it.

— Erica Cook

Try never to abandon hope for if you do, hope will surely try to abandon you.

— Sally Brampton, Shoot the Damn Dog: A Memoir of Depression

I hope with all my heart and soul that every young man who receives the priesthood will honor that priesthood and be true to the trust which is conveyed when it is conferred. May each of us who holds the priesthood of God know what he believes.

— Thomas S. Monson

The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe from reprisals. And have no hope of rising in their own self esteem but by lowering their neighbors.

— William Hazlitt

We don’t get to choose if we get hurt in this world, old man, but we do have a say in who hurts us. I know I like my choices. I hope she likes hers.I do, Augustus. I do.

— John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

When the sum of our faith and humility is sufficient, it reaches a type of spiritual critical mass and hope is fostered and grows. A willing heart emerges which generates the ability for us to submit to the process of recovery.

— Roger Stark, The Waterfall Concept

We hope to receive what we long for.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

We need never be without hope because we can never be irreparably broken.

— John Green, Looking for Alaska

I hope that in my books there’s an undertone of politics, basic tenets of how we should live.

— Jasper Fforde

Where there’s life, there’s the hope of change.

— Timothy Zahn, Choices of One

We hope for what we long to behold.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

When you eyes is fixed on the prize or reward.It gives you hope to stay focus until the vision is fulfilled.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

I hope to have communion with the people, that is the most important thing.

— Pope John Paul II

One must not hope to be more than one can be.

— Nicolas de Chamfort

The chef who cooks without a song on his lips cannot hope to infuse the right carefree improvisatory note into his art.

— James Hamilton-Paterson, Cooking with Fernet Branca

Tear filled eyes glisten in the firelight. She’s so fucking beautiful that it hurts to look at her, but it’s an ache I hope to feel for as long as I live, because the pain of losing her again…that I don’t think I’d survive.

— Heather M. Orgeron, Boomerangers

I think if you cheat in a ethics class then there’s really no hope for you.

— Joe Hill, Locke & Key, Vol. 3: Crown of Shadows

The only way I’d be caught without makeup is if my radio fell in the bathtub while I was taking a bath and electrocuted me and I was in between makeup at home. I hope my husband would slap a little lipstick on me before he took me to the morgue.

— Dolly Parton

Forgiveness means letting go of the hope for a better past. You won’t be able to forgive yourself for not doing things differently until you stop wishing things were different

— Zoe York, Love on a Spring Morning

Do you arrange your books alphabetically? (I hope not.)

— Mary Ann Shaffer, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Get there early because hope does not park your mother-fucking car.

— Jon Stewart

But the truth, I realize now, is that I always hoped. Even if I knew my hope was a lie, I held on to it.

— Joshua David Bellin, Freefall

A strong heart can overcome sickness but those who lost hope can’t.

— Auliq Ice

Dear refuge of my weary soul, On thee, when sorrows rise, On thee, when waves of trouble roll, My fainting hope relies.

— Anne Steele

I define the American dream as the ability to imagine a way that you want your life to turn out, and have a reasonable hope that you can achieve that.

— David Henry Hwang

Refusal to hope is nothing more than a decision to die.

— Bernie S. Siegel

On every birthday, I ask my wife, ‘What would you like this year?’ and her instant reply is, ‘Diamonds! Diamonds! Diamonds!’ I’m always living in hope that one day she’ll say she just wants me!

— Akshay Kumar

To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death.

— Pearl S. Buck

We cannot hope to create a sustainable culture with any but sustainable souls.

— Derrick Jensen, Endgame, Vol. 1: The Problem of Civilization

Not a few millions of parents strongly hope that their own children will step in by instantly becoming their own parents’ foster parents, if and when the parents reach their second childhood.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.

— Thomas Hardy

I’m a really fun aunt, so I hope I’m going to be a fun mom! I like to have fun and be silly and not take myself too seriously with the kids, so I hope that will translate when I actually have my own.

— Khloe Kardashian

disappointment had to be postponed, hope kept alive as long as possible;

— Graham Greene, The End of the Affair

Listen to what flows from your own mouth. Is it really the message you intend to give? Is it coming out the way you want it to? Is it being received the way you hope it will be?

— Akiroq Brost

When we dwell on the God’s promises; we find the faith, hope and courage to survive life.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

We support every effort to combat international terrorism through the formulation of international conventions and hope that the international community will take further steps to improve the anti-terrorism international legal framework.

— Li Peng

All kids need is a little help, a little hope and somebody who believes in them.

— Magic Johnson

Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future.

— Lewis B. Smedes

There were signs everywhere but none that I could read or even hope to decipher. These multi-lined symbols unhinged my familiar world.

— Gerry Abbey, Cheers, Beers, and Eastern Promise

We come this way but once. We can either tiptoe through life and hope that we get to death without being too badly bruised or we can live a full, complete life achieving our goals and realizing our wildest dreams.” – Bob Proctor

— Bob Proctor

Hold your head high stick your chest out. You can make it. It gets dark sometimes but morning comes. … Keep hope alive.

— Jesse Jackson

For tho’ from out our bourne of time and place The flood may bear me far I hope to see my Pilot face to face When I have crost the bar.

— Lord Alfred Tennyson

Nothing in this life will ever make sense to me but I can’t help but try to collect the change and hope it’s enough to pay for our mistakes.

— Tahereh Mafi, Unravel Me

Lay a golden egg.After you built a nest, You wait for a leg.And you land next. Now you hope and pray.Expect for the best. Go on with no delay. Get it right at last.

— Ana Claudia Antunes, ACross Tic

God’s help is available for us to achieve great things. We must put our hope and trust in the Lord.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

In an age of hope men looked up at the night sky and saw “the heavens.” In an age of hopelessness they call it simply “space.

— Peter Kreeft

It was in love I was created, and in love is how I hope I die

— Paolo Nutini

Optimistic people bring a sense of hope into world. Encouraging people bring a new meaning to life. They help you see past the clouds on a glooming day. They bring sunlight everyday

— Stacey Chillemi, Faith, Courage, Wisdom Strength and Hope: Inspirational Poetry That Comes Straight from the Heart

I shall endeavour still further to prosecute this inquiry, an inquiry I trust not merely speculative, but of sufficient moment to inspire the pleasing hope of its becoming essentially beneficial to mankind.

— Edward Jenner

I hope I make people feel better. I hope I take people out of their situations a little bit and make them happier. That’s really why I do what I do.

— Ellen DeGeneres

You play the hand you’re dealt. You play it without false hope or despair, without comparing other people’s hand, or questioning why you’ve got this hand, you just play it, as best you can, today, and the next day, and the day after that.

— Lindsey O’Connor, The Long Awakening, a memoir

Be prepared, work hard, and hope for a little luck. Recognize that the harder you work and the better prepared you are, the more luck you might have.

— Ed Bradley

Despite our challenges, hope lies in the reality that our story does not end here.

— Charles F. Glassman

Promise people with the hope of not letting any fracture misalign you from fulfilling those promises. That gives you a recommendable brand.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

Alas! another instance of the triumph of hope over experience.

— Samuel Johnson

I don’t so much hope that any reader “agrees” with me, as I hope to haunt them, to trouble their sense of how things actually are.

— Ta-Nehisi Coates

None are completely wretched but those who are without hope and few are reduced so low as that.

— William Hazlitt

The Beatitudes, far from being a new set of virtues that further divide the religious haves and have nots, are words of hope and healing to those who have been marginalized.

— James Bryan Smith, The Good and Beautiful Life: Putting on the Character of Christ

After all, hope is a form of planning.

— Gloria Steinem, My Life on the Road

I am not afraid of dying. I have lived longer than most people in the world. What scares me is to have a body that works but a brain that is waving goodbye. If that happens, I hope I die quickly.

— Henning Mankell

We are all serving a life sentence, and good behavior is our only hope for a pardon.

— Douglas Horton

Being the light of the world is about being a broken, exploding, scarred star and shining a light of hope and inspiration to everyone around you.

— Ricky Maye, Barefoot Christianity

Be courageous and He shall strengthen your heart, all of you who hope in the Lord.

— Anonymous, Holy Bible: King James Version

Without hope men are only half alive. With hope they dream and think and work.

— Charles Sawyer

Love isn’t easy. It isn’t perfect like in stories or movies–but it’s real. When we feel it, it reminds us we are alive, and when we truly feel it–it hurts like hell–but it reminds us why we live… For the hope of love.

— N.A. Koziol

[A]ll these years, I had been telling myself that my feelings for you were a juvenile infatuation; a dream inspired by my secret hope that somewhere there could be a creature who could love me.

— Kellyn Roth, The Dressmaker’s Secret

An envious heart makes a treacherous ear. They done ‘heard’ bout you just what they hope done happened.

— Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? There is more hope of a fool than of him.

— Bible

I suppose it can be truthfully said that hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.

— Robert G. Ingersoll

My goal involves a hammock, a vegetable patch, and a solar-powered house. And I hope to eventually get there.

— Miranda Kerr

Any day God removes His hand from you, you are finished. Your hope and trust is only in Him. Your confidence, your strength, your power and your life is in God. There is no better life without Him. Look around the world and you will understand me.

— Patience Johnson, Why Does an Orderly God Allow Disorder

Or because they hope these walls of books will deaden the drumming of the demon in their ears

— Louis MacNeice, Poetry of the Thirties

Let’s hope I never end up on a deserted island, because I could never make a decision on which three CDs to take with me.

— Willem Dafoe

I really hope he shapes up, you know? He’s got a good head on his shoulders when he’s not trying to give himself alcohol poisoning.

— Hailey Abbott, Getting Lost with Boys

She had collected experiences, I realized, as much as she had collected all these things. As we moved her out of her own life, she seemed lonelier that I hope I’ll ever be.

— Jenny Moore

I’m not a racist, it’s my principle: despite the fact that I’m on a diet and I should eat only white meat I eat also red and dark (I hope this is not a racist words?) with great relish, enjoying every bite.

— Bryanna Reid

When I am dead, I hope it may be said, ‘His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.

— Hilaire Belloc

The reason I never give up hope is because everything is so basically hopeless.

— Anne Lamott

Recovery is the affirmative outcome you’ll enjoy once you have moved through a setback and arrived on the other side. The sooner you find ways to achieve solutions for recovery, the faster you will regain vitality, hope and well-being.

— Susan C. Young

I inhale hope with every breath I take.

— Sharon Kay Penman, When Christ and His Saints Slept

We’ve had a beautiful friendship, Diana. We’ve never marred it by one quarrel or coolness or unkind word; and I hope it will always be so. But things can’t be quite the same after this. You’ll have other interests. I’ll just be on the outside.

— L.M. Montgomery, Anne of the Island

After which, satisfied with the way he had conducted himself at Meung, free of remorse for the past, confident in the present, and full of hope for the future, he went to bed and slept the sleep of the just.

— Alexandre Dumas, The Three Musketeers

I am a rock in a sea of despair and yearning. Take hold of me and together we may form an island of hope and plenty.

— Christopher Earle

People mature with age and experience. I hope I more resemble a fine wine than bad vinegar.

— Rick Kaplan

Until you understand your customers – deeply and genuinely – you cannot hope to serve them

— Rasheed Ogunlaru, Soul Trader: Putting the Heart Back into Your Business

I hope it is true that a man can die and yet not only live in others but give them life, and not only life, but that great consciousness of life.

— Jack Kerouac

Every time a war ends, under a beautiful sun, on the face of a crying child; I see a rainbow of hope over the innocent teardrops.

— Mehmet Murat ildan

She had long been a cold and calculating person, and yet she had never given in to the darkness entirely. She would remember her mother’s touch or the voice of a lost friend, and the tiniest bit of hope would return.

— Patrick Carman, The Dark Planet

It’s a truth I love you, It’s a hope you do, And may I live and die with it, Not knowing that you don’t.

— Amit Abraham

In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free — honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth

— Abraham Lincoln

He wanted revenge and I knew he would not stop until he got it. I had to hope he would run out of fuel.

— Brenda Perlin

When we know that His plans are to prosper us and give us hope and future, we bow down at once to the blessing of pruning, knowing that the change that will take place in us, will take us places.

— Joshua Stannard, How Good Can It Get

You could sit in there all day drinking coffee and they never asked you to leave no matter how bad you looked. They just asked the bums not to bring their wine and drink it there. Places like that gave you hope when there wasn´t much hope.

— Charles Bukowski, Ham on Rye

Drugs are the enemies of ambition and hope – and when we fight against drugs we are fighting for the future.

— Bob Riley

My sense of the holy is bound up with the hope that some day my remote descendants will live in a global civilization in which love is pretty much the only law.

— Richard M. Rorty

I hope so, ” grumbled Ian. “I’m going to look for another one of ‘em winged dogs for Mabel.

— Ness Kingsley, The Curse of Cackling Meadows

The message of Christmas is a message of hope when all other such messages created by men can do nothing more than be hopeful.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

I know my mouth is agape and my eyes are wide, but I’m relieved that hope isn’t a tangible thing, because everyone around me would see mine crumbling.

— Colleen Hoover, Hopeless

now, never mindthe boy who came out of that reading rooma new man, safe in the hope of what was to comein the summers of his life.

— Thabo Jijana, Failing Maths and My Other Crimes

How far would you go to keep the hope of love alive?

— Nicholas Sparks, The Choice

I am not what I ought to be, I am not what I want to be, I am not what I hope to be in another world; but still I am not what I once used to be, and by the grace of God I am what I am

— John Newton

I hope some day we will learn to use the power of love, not the power of gun and world will see the universal peace.

— Debasish Mridha

There are many things in life I hope to experience and attend, but so many more I’m hoping that I miss.

— Heather Kehoe

I no longer looked to the future or lost hope in it. The past and the future are, from the view of the present, nothing more than a distant paradise. As one who can never achieve divinity, all I could do is ponder that with all of my might.

— Kinoko Nasu, 空の境界 未来福音 [The Garden Of Sinners/Recalled Out Summer]

Hope Love Grace Luckthere is space between them because you can’t hanle them if all four comes at once…enjoy hope , definitely love will come to you with a small gap, and so grace and luck too.

— pavankumar nagaraj

With a library it is easier to hope for serendipity than to look for a precise answer.

— Lemony Snicket, When Did You See Her Last?

Spring gives hope that God believes in second chances.

— Toni Sorenson

I can endure darkness as long as, I can hope that a new sun will rise tomorrow.

— Auliq Ice

Good news doesn’t necessarily have to be a positive thing. Bringing good news is imparting hope to one’s fellow man.

— Patti Smith

Nettie, it quickly developed, had no gift for mothering. Many women have no gift for it. They mimic the recalled gestures and mannerisms of the women they’ve been trained to become and hope for the best.

— Vivian Gornick, Fierce Attachments: A Memoir

I do hope that when the day comes, whether in 1, 10, or 100 years, I don’t want you to think of me and feel sad.

— Esther Earl, This Star Won’t Go Out: The Life and Words of Esther Grace Earl

One of these days you who are now a ‘babe’ in Christ shall be a ‘father’ in the church. Hope for this great thing; but hope for it as a gift of grace, and not as the wages of work, or as the product of your own energy.

— Charles Haddon Spurgeon, All of Grace

They are the ones who bring meaning to our lives, who happen to inspire, who spark a fire that we carry with us for the rest of our days, who are but pillars of hope and sometimes sacrifice, life-changers, life-savers, catalysts.

— Chirag Tulsiani

My evidence that I am saved does not lie in the fact that I preach, or that I do this or that. All my hope lies in this: that Jesus Christ came to save sinners. I am a sinner, I trust Him, then He came to save me, and I am saved.

— Charles Spurgeon

A student was given a mentoring opportunity, “in the hope that when you had somebody to lean on you, you would begin to stand a little steadier yourself, and get manliness and thoughtfulness.

— Thomas Hughes, Tom Brown’s Schooldays

Consider, if you will, the morning boner. What a metaphor of hope and renewal! How can anyone give way to despair when one’s groin greets each day with such a gala spectacle of physical optimism?

— C.D. Payne, Youth in Revolt: The Journals of Nick Twisp

Helplessness induces hopelessness, and history attests that loss of hope and not loss of lives is what decides the issue of war.

— B. H. Liddell Hart

There is hope for the sinner to be made a saint.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Desire without action will collapse all hope built inside.

— K. Weikel, The One-Hundred: Part 2 – The Beneath

The quality of light by which we scrutinize our lives has direct bearing upon the product which we live, and upon the changes which we hope to bring about through those lives.

— Audre Lorde

You have never let me down. You are always there for me. You are the best part of me, who I want to be, and every time I look at you I can hardly believe how lucky I am to be with you and I hope you know that.

— Dawn Metcalf, Invisible

and I’m thinking as our bodies meet that I’ll remember this forever, and i just hope it’s for all the right reasons.

— Steven Herrick, Love, Ghosts, & Facial Hair

When I die, I would love to die smiling. If however I forget this, I hope I have someone there to make me smile.

— Fafore

I’m all about people that appreciate, that are grateful, that smile, that have a sense of humour – the dirtier the laugh, the better- that’s my kind of vibe… and I hope that’s the kind of thing that I attract.

— Poppy Delevingne

Behaving morally because of a hope of reward or a fear of punishment is not morality. Morality is not bribery or threats. Religion is bribery and threats. Humans have morality. We don’t need religion.

— Penn Jillette

I hope these simple things are what I forever love about life, for then I will be happy no matter where I find myself.

— R. Y.S. Perez, I Hope You Fall in Love: Poetry Collection

Remembrance of the past kills all present energy and deadens all hope for the future

— Maxim Gorky, Twenty-Six Men and a Girl and Other Stories

I don’t answer. I shut my eyes and hold my breath and hope whoever it is will think I’m not here and go home.

— Jennifer Weiner, Who Do You Love

Restaurants are like kids. You hope you understand their innate gifts, and then you let them realize their aspirations.

— Danny Meyer

Brown v. Board is the foundation by which all Americans can look for hope – hope for their children, hope for their families, and hope for a better future.

— Mike Rogers

When you yearn to create positive change, stop focusing on your old stories. If you hope to transform your life from the inside out and become a new improved version of your former self, refocus on what you want rather than what you don’t

— Susan C. Young

I have been called arrogant myself in my time, and hope to earn the title again, but to claim that I am privy to the secrets of the universe and its creator – that’s beyond my conceit.

— Christopher Hitchens

There is hope for the future because God has a sense of humor and we are funny to God.

— Bill Cosby

Hope is the one positive force to help us persevere during our darkest storms. Jesus gives us hope when He walks beside us through the fiery furnace and helps us rise above adversity.

— Dana Arcuri, Harvest of Hope: Living Victoriously Through Adversity

I dread the beginning of her new life more than words can tell, but I see some hope for her if she travels – none if she remains at home.

— Wilkie Collins, The Woman in White

To hope is a long run but hopelessness is wrongdoing to your soul.

— Chinonye J. Chidolue

Hope is born in the dark. Like a lighthouse calling out to a lost ship at sea, hope will bring you through every personal storm. It is our encouragement and guide to safety. Hope is found in the arms of God.

— Cheryl Zelenka

Take a discovery walk today to find what’s missing in your life. There’s peace in the whisper of the wind, hope in the sun smiling from behind clouds, strength in every step forward. You can do it!

— Toni Sorenson, The Great Brain Cleanse

We should ask God to increase our hope when it is small, awaken it when it is dormant, confirm it when it is wavering, strengthen it when it is weak, and raise it up when it is overthrown.

— John Calvin

The screen is a magic medium. It has such power that it can retain interest as it conveys emotions and moods that no other art form can hope to tackle.

— Stanley Kubrick

I have seen so many poets who were famous, who won all sorts of prizes, disappear with their death. I write as good as I can and don’t try to turn that into some hope for a future that I could never know.

— Donald Hall

Drama, can never outrun, outweigh, or outlast Dreams.Dreams, always has hope cheering it on.And Victory, is always waiting at the finish line.

— Keith Hammond

Heathens are unredeemed outcasts from heaven who roam the planet without hope of surviving the deaths of their bodies. They may have values, but they are not secured by any divine source. Yet we embrace this because we think it represents the truth.

— Julian Baggini

Positive thinking relates to an art of reasoning with the quality of hope for a better future either in the face of difficulties or in the presence of abundance of opportunities.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Dream Big!: See Your Bigger Picture!

When you are 70% sure, act /because the other 30% is reserved for hope /which is doubt turned upside-down.

— Dean Young, Elegy On Toy Piano

Don’t you just love it when you’re disciplining your kids and God whispers, “This is good. I hope you’re listening so you can apply this same truth to your life.

— Lysa TerKeurst

There is a remedy and there is a hope but the remedy is not in the political party or in places that will take you away from hope. You better run to God, that is the only place you can find both.

— Patience Johnson, Why Does an Orderly God Allow Disorder

Instead of asking, “How can I ease my suffering?” yoga would have us ask, “How can I better serve my brothers and sisters?” Because only in answering the latter can we hope to answer the former.

— Darren Main, The River of Wisdom: Reflections on Yoga, Meditation, and Mindful Living

As long as hope is alive happiness will be there.

— Debasish Mridha

He came back full of life and hope and determination.

— Bram Stoker, Dracula

When a man becomes a Christian, he becomes industrious, trustworthy and prosperous. Now, if that man, when he gets all he can and saves all he can, does not give all he can, I have more hope for Judas Iscariot than for that man!

— John Wesley

I hope to live long enough to see my surviving comrades march side by side with the Union veterans along Pennsylvania Avenue, and then I will die happy.

— James Longstreet

In the end, I hope there’s a little note somewhere that says I designed a good computer.

— Steve Wozniak

Bible teaching about the Second Coming of Christ was thought of as “doomsday” preaching. But not anymore. It is the only ray of hope that shines as an ever brightening beam in a darkening world.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

All life is preoccupied with death. Death is the only certain future. Yet in the face of reason, everyone holds out hope for the highly improbable.

— Johnny Rich, The Human Script

According to the philosopher Andre Comte-Sponville: The wise man has nothing left to expect or to hope for. Because he is entirely happy, he needs nothing. Because he needs nothing, he is entirely happy.

— Matthieu Ricard

I used to call myself a single-issue voter on the essential question of defending civilization against its terrorist enemies and their totalitarian protectors, and on that ‘issue’ I hope I can continue to expose and oppose any ambiguity.

— Christopher Hitchens

One day I hope you understand when you reached out your hand, I grasped it, I never let it go.

— Kaitlin D.S. Cammie

Optimism is the most important human trait, because it allows us to evolve our ideas, to improve our situation, and to hope for a better tomorrow.

— Seth Godin, Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?

The promise of hope provides more comfort than the limitations of doubt.

— T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with “The Divine Presence”

You hope in this life that you grow and don’t always repeat your mistakes.

— Tony Dorsett

That last bit of hope always lingered as a stubborn thread. Every time I would try to cut it I would feel it… a pulse. My pulse. My blood is hope.

— Hubert Martin

Now that I’m 50 and respectably settled in New England and markedly happier and more contented than I was in my youth, I modestly hope there’s time to realize some of my youthful goals before I croak, but I’ll take what I can get.

— Kate Christensen

My hope is that light, flexible architecture might bring about a new and open society.

— Frei Otto

Love is hope and expectation. If many want to pencil it in, some don’t dare to ink it in, because love also means mystery and enigma. ( ” Love as dizzy as a cathedral”)

— Erik Pevernagie

God was just. She held on to that knowledge and the hope that the day of justice would eventually arrive.

— Dee Henderson, Danger in the Shadows

Bad news. If you can see it coming, you brace yourself; you weigh the outcome. But there’s always that niggling voice, that voice of hope whispering, ‘Maybe it’s good news.’ Whether you can admit it or not, that little whisper is a potent thing.

— Lily Gardner, Betting Blind

it takes hope and courage to keep fighting even when the world gives up

— Ardour

Let us recollect that peace or war will not always be left to our option; that however moderate or unambitious we may be, we cannot count upon the moderation, or hope to extinguish the ambition of others.

— Alexander Hamilton

Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.

— William Cowper

I have hated words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right.

— Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

Congratulations, ” I tell her with a slight bow. “I hope you and your power trip will be very happy together. Now, if you’ll excuse me, it’s time for me to go.

— Ally Carter, All Fall Down

Sometimes I only hope to make a good popcorn movie.

— Lou Diamond Phillips

The world’s bumper sticker reads: Life sucks, and then you die. Perhaps Christian bumper stickers should read: Life sucks, but then you find hope and you can’t wait to die.

— Ted Dekker, The Slumber of Christianity: Awakening a Passion for Heaven on Earth

A vampire is branding girls, okay?” I ignored his refusal. “Something about that just feels wrong to me.””I would hope so.

— Amanda Hocking, Wisdom

Litigant: a person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bone.

— Ambrose Bierce

May you find renewed energy, courage and hope to pursue new adventures.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Our bird of hope was being denied the altitude it sought, just free enough to fly dangerously close to the reality of the treetops.

— Dan Groat, An Enigmatic Escape: A Trilogy

Great faith, great hope and great courage.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Advertising is totally unnecessary. Unless you hope to make money.

— Jef I. Richards

Tomorrow always comes with a new hope for a new beginning. After all, it is a new day!

— Debasish Mridha

Japan’s beautiful seas and its territory are under threat, and young people are having trouble finding hope in the future amid economic slump. I promise to protect Japan’s land and sea, and the lives of the Japanese people no matter what.

— Shinzo Abe

The Pilgrims had vision and hope because they lived in the dimension of eternity. Their strength of spirit was forged by a personal faith in God, by tough discipline, and by regular habits of devotion.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

Religion kept some of my relatives alive, because it was all they had. If they hadn’t had some hope of heaven, some companionship in Jesus, they probably would have committed suicide, their lives were so hellish.

— Octavia Butler

Suddenly, he felt a tremendous stirring of hope inside his heart; it filled his whole body with its warmth. I may not be that much of a broken man, he thought to himself.

— H. L. Balcomb

Let’s drink to the spirit of gallantry and courage that made a strange Heaven out of unbelievable Hell, and let’s drink to the hope that one day this country of ours, which we love so much, will find dignity and greatness and peace again.

— Noel Coward

Only in full surrender to the Spirit and to the Writings of God can a man or woman hope to find wisdom, knowledge, or an understanding of Spiritual things.

— Todd Coburn, Reflection of the Son

But when there’s no hope to be found anywhere, even the tiniest chance is worth taking.

— Amie Kaufman

My hope is that 10 years from now, after I’ve been across the street at work for a while, they’ll all be glad they gave me that wonderful vote.

— Sandra Day O’Connor

God is willing and able to turn his judgements into joys . . . Don’t ever think that the sin of your past means there is no hope for your future.

— John Piper, A Sweet and Bitter Providence: Sex, Race, and the Sovereignty of God

We come this way but once. We can either tiptoe through life and hope that we get to death without being too badly bruised or we can live a full, complete life achieving our goals and realizing our wildest dreams.

— Bob Proctor

If it is nothingness that awaits us, let us make an injustice of it, let us fight against destiny, even without hope of victory.

— Miguel de Unamuno

We came to this world with love and hope to bloom like a flower, to beautify this garden we call earth, and spread the fragrance of happiness.

— Debasish Mridha

Memory chooses to preserve what desire cannot hope to sustain.

— Rabih Alameddine, An Unnecessary Woman

I hope your heart feels better. I hope your mind is set right.I hope your love is connected to others, and you don’t feel so lost and locked up.I hope everything is okay for you. And by okay, I mean greater than ever.

— Shailee J-N

There is no hope but in prayer.

— Andrew Bonar

When you’re tired, sleep. Don’t watch stupid tv or play games on your phone. Sleep, and then get up early, and do the stuff you hope you’ll be known for after you die.

— Maggie Stiefvater

Mothers observe all, absorb all, give all, forgive all, offer all, suffer all, feel all, heal all, hope for all, pray for all.But most o

— Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway

The optimist’s hope and the pessimist’s despair: reciprocal illusions.

— Marty Rubin

Droll thing life is — that mysterious arrangement of merciless logic for a futile purpose. The most you can hope from it is some knowledge of yourself — that comes too late — a crop of inextinguishable regrets.

— Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness

Home was not a perfect place. But it was the only home they had and they could hope to make it better.

— Dean Koontz, Winter Moon

My hope is my joy.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

My hope still is to leave the world a bit better than when I got here.

— Jim Henson

To hope is to enjoy.

— Jacques Delille

I hope you nail the basta

— Nenia Campbell, Endgame

I think there’s a kind of desperate hope built into poetry now that one really wants, hopelessly, to save the world. One is trying to say everything that can be said for the things that one loves while there’s still time.

— W.S. Merwin

We hope President Obama will now respect the will of the people, change course, and commit to making the changes they are demanding. To the extent he is willing to do this, we are ready to work with him.

— John Boehner

Love and violence always go hand in hand. You can only ever truly hurt those you love. You must love them first to hurt them, to damage them beyond any hope of recovery, and for your actions to burn and linger, they too must love you back.

— Ava Farmehri, Through the Sad Wood Our Corpses Will Hang

Her true hope was that something would happen in the course of her time abroad that would mean she need never take the place. What that ‘something’ was she had no idea.

— Kate Atkinson, Life After Life

What we have at the moment isn’t as the old liturgies used to say, ‘the sure and certain hope of the resurrection of the dead, ‘ but a vague and fuzzy optimism that somehow things may work out in the end.

— N.T. Wright, Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church

If there is an after, I hope it’s not dark. And I hope you can remember. I’d hate to wander around in the dark forever, not knowing who I was or what I was doin’ here, or not even knowing that I’d ever had anything different.

— Richard Bachman, The Long Walk

The simplistic solutions of Deepak Chopra cannot stand against the lofty and deep teachings of Jesus Christ. Only in His answers will we find the ultimate hope for the human heart.

— Ravi Zacharias

We are born with hope to dream and love to live.

— Debasish Mridha

Leaders are optimistic. When you walk with leaders, the spirit of hope will ramble around you and you will feel like “yes, I can break barriers with few blows.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Ladder

It’s painful to hold out hope for the things that once brought you joy. You have to find ways to make yourself forget.

— Christina Baker Kline, A Piece of the World

Getting your first review is like getting your teeth whitened. You hope it doesn’t hurt as much as they say on the internet and you also hope it will leave you with a blinding smile.

— Kathy Parks

I hope they understand that I’m not angry, I’m just saying… Sometimes goodbye is a second chance.

— Shinedown

We have all experience times of despair and fear. But it is better to live with hope and faith.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Blessed are you, all who put your hope and trust in the Lord.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.

— Charles Kettering

Like all parents, my husband and I just do the best we can, hold our breath and hope we’ve set aside enough money for our kid’s therapy.

— Michelle Pfeiffer

If you really love someone, ‘ Claudia continued, ‘you have to be prepared to accept them as they are. Maybe you hope that one day they get a wake-up call and make the changes for their own reasons.

— Graeme Simsion, The Rosie Project

Death undoes us less, sometimes, than the hope that it will never come.

— Pico Iyer

The man consummatig his life dies his death triumphantly, surrounded by men filled with hope and making solmn vows, thus one should learn to die.Friedrich Nietzsche – thus spoke zarathustra.

— Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra

When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they’ll remember and be kind to someone else. And it’ll become like a wildfire.

— Whoopi Goldberg

I just hope that theaters remain. I think there’s something very wonderful about getting into a dark room with a bunch of people. There’s something cool about that. Brings us all together in one room where we can experience all those emotions.

— Jeff Bridges

Love is the only emotion so unexplainable and unique, that not even the greatest of writers could hope to contain it within their meagre words.

— Ross Turner, Reaper

Hold fast to your faith.Keep your hope in the Lord.Embrace the love of God.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

For in our hope we are saved.

— Augustine of Hippo

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

For impact, tell your true story -challenges, victory, all. Build hope by helping others find themselves by your story.

— Bidemi Mark-Mordi

Before you give up, let the hope shine again.

— Debasish Mridha

A marriage takes work. You have to constantly put energy into it to keep it from falling apart. Going nowhere takes energy. Stability isn’t what you get when you do nothing. It’s what you can hope to achieve when you work hard.

— Joshua Edward Smith, Entropy

The mind which renounces once and forever a futile hope has its compensations in ever-growing calm.

— George R. Gissing

My hope is to see Tom Cruise jumping on my couch.

— Cristina Saralegui

My hope is that we continue to nurture the places that we love, but that we also look outside our immediate worlds.

— Annie Leibovitz

There is no such thing as justice, all the best that we can hope for is revenge.

— Emilie Autumn

May you find courage, faith and hope to live your dreams.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Our confident hope is our great trust in God.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Sometimes you just gotta hope for the hope of having hope some day.

— Jeffery Thompson

I have this hope that there is a better way. Higher-level tools that actually let you see the structure of the software more clearly will be of tremendous value.

— Guido van Rossum

Michael grew silent, his gaze softening as he looked from me to Will, and a dim light of hope flickered in my heart. “You would mourn for h

— Courtney Allison Moulton, Shadows in the Silence

If you don’t like me, if you like me; both are equally cool. I send love and positive energy to all those people in their lives. I hope they find where they’re meant to be.

— Willow Smith

Evidence is of no longer consequence when hope enters the fray, and this is where faith is born—a seemingly abundant commodity certain powerful organizations feed on fervently, if not lavishly.

— Justin Villanueva, Conversations with the Light Bearer

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

Some one once said to me ‘Reverend Schuller I hope you live to see all your dreams fulfilled.’ I replied T hope not because if I live and all my dreams are fulfilled I’m dead.’ It’s unfulfilled dreams that keep you alive.

— Robert Schuller

Everyone has their own New York in the heart, place where there is hope for everybody.

— T.A

I hope you do not let anyone else’s expectations direct the course of your life.

— Julianne Donaldson, Edenbrooke

Kind of like CSI investigating a social error—Here’s the corpse of the situation, what do you think killed it?—with the hope of preventing further fatalities. Often as not, it boiled down to missed cues.

— Dani Harper, Storm Warned

On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!

— Alexander Henry

And the only hope-perhaps the real hope he’d been missing all along-was found in God.

— Jody Hedlund, Forever Safe

I hope the people remember Dolce & Gabbana for the sensuality, for the Mediterranean sense, for our honesty to the life.

— Domenico Dolce

My hope fuels my determination to overcome any difficulty.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

The London games mark the 24th anniversary of my winning two golds and setting the world record in the heptathlon. Someone is going to want it records are made to be broken – it’s only a matter of time. I hope mine will outlive me.

— Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Whatever you do to gain success, you have to hang in there and hope good things happen. Always think positive.

— Don Rickles

With hope in your heart, endure the hardship.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

You may lose your path, but you must never lose your hope, because hope is the path to all the paths!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Sometimes I wonder if there is any hope left for an Israeli-Palestinian discourse that is built on equality and liberty rather than a fruitless discourse of master and servant.

— Sayed Kashua

Mere hope isn’t enough to change destiny. One must act.

— Ogwo David Emenike

Anyway, what I’m trying to say is, I really like you. A lot. But if you don’t feel the same way about me, it’s okay. Because you’re really important to me, and I hope we can still be friends.

— Jenna Evans Welch, Love & Gelato

And the last thought he had that morning as he closed his eyes was: I hope the tornado hit the moose.

— Gary Paulsen, Hatchet

All hope abandon, ye who enter here.

— Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy

Set your peace freebefore your caged mind catchesyou again in another dream trapwhere you may loathe to be your own menace awaiting in hope of a war-less world !

— Munia Khan

I do not live when I loose belief in the existence of God. I should long ago have killed myself had I not had a dim hope of finding Him. I live really live only when I feel him and seek Him

— Leo Tolstoy, A Confession

Count Olaf sounds like an awful person. I hope he is torn apart by wild animals someday. Wouldn’t that be satisfying?

— Lemony Snicket, The Reptile Room

The best sci-fi stories use the fantastical to remind us of the reality of who we are today, the hope of who we may become tomorrow, and the shame of who we were yesterday.

— Julio Alexi Genao

If this book has made any point clear, I hope it’s that things don’t have to be real to be true. Or vice versa.

— Grant Morrison, Supergods: What Masked Vigilantes, Miraculous Mutants, and a Sun God from Smallville Can Teach Us About Being Human

Warren Buffett chuckled and said to me “I hope it’s not my bad habits” Good Habits once established are just as hard to break as bad habits and bad habits are easier to abandon today than tomorrow. So what are you going to do about it?

— Lucas Remmerswaal, 13 Habits.com the Tale of Tortoise Buffett and Trader Hare

No one knows for sure that that tomorrow won’t come, but most people assume that tomorrow will still exist as usual. This is Toba’s Paradox, which means, hope overcomes doubt.

— Toba Beta

Beautiful breezes in ugly parts of town give hope to those who want to be free.

— Darnell Lamont Walker

Chance has never yet satisfied the hope of a suffering people.

— Marcus Garvey

Most of me was glad when my mother died. She was a handful, but not in a cute, festive way. More in a life-threatening way, that had caused me a long time ago to give up all hope of ever feeling good about having had her as a mother.

— Anne Lamott

Every flower blooms from the face of impossibility with a hope to make this world beautiful.

— Debasish Mridha

hermes has threatened me with slow mail. lousy Internet service and a horrible stock market if i publish this story. I hope he is just bluffing.

— Rick Riordan, The Demigod Diaries

In time of trouble avert not thy face from hope for the soft marrow abi-deth in the hard bone.

— Hafez

Gifford Ulrich didn’t know the distance from despair to hope, but he knew hope didn’t sleep in alleys.

— Dan Groat, Monarchs and Mendicants

We wait expectantly for what we hope for.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Some things take so longBut how do I explainWhen not too many peopleCan see we’re all the sameAnd because of all their tearsYour eyes can’t hope to seeThe beauty that surrounds themNow, isn’t it a pity

— George Harrison

The question is not whether our life is purposeful, but whether that purpose leads to a hope which is proper to our nature as human beings, for only then will life be meaningful.

— James Castleton, MD, Mending of a Broken Heart

The only way anyone can hope to live after death is if he leaves something that posterity can remember him for.

— Bangambiki Habyarimana

Love without hope will not survive.Love without faith changes nothing.Love gives power to hope and faith.

— Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

Already a congressman, to a mentor “I hope sometime you run across something you think I can do well 24 hours per day.

— Lyndon B. Johnson

It’s like that quote: ‘If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.’ The choice between a duty or a principle, you know?

— Zadie Smith, White Teeth

There is always hope for man or dog in life if only they be cute

— Chris Pariseau

I’m hopeful. I know there is a lot of ambition in Washington, obviously. But I hope the ambitious realize that they are more likely to succeed with success as opposed to failure.

— George W. Bush

How shall I tell you of the world you faceStrident with sound of weapons and of hate, Make you aware now of the narrowing spaceBetween the hope of mortal and his fate?

— Frances Rodman

And God’s epic grace shows us how to rise above our pain and circumstances with enduring hope and faith in him.

— Kurt W. Bubna, Epic Grace: Chronicles of a Recovering Idiot

Rain drips from the skyI hope it rains forever If that’s what it takes to wash you away from meAnd when I’m cleanI’ll finally be free.

— Jasmine Sandozz

There is no hope unmingled with fear and no fear unmingled with hope.

— Baruch Spinoza

I just try to try to keep an attitude that I don’t know what I’m doing. Not to the point where I’m beating myself up, but I just go in thinking that I have a lot to learn. And I hope I still have that attitude 30 years from now.

— Tobey Maguire

Grant me, O Lord my God, a mind to know you, a heart to seek you, wisdom to find you, conduct pleasing to you, faithful perseverance in waiting for you, and a hope of finally embracing you. Amen.

— Thomas Aquinas

Communism in a capitalist world requires eliminating the hope of the citizens for owning what others own.

— Osman Doluca

The love in your heart is greater than all the stars the sky could even hope to have. Hold onto that love, and it will take you higher than the stars themselves.

— Naya S., Still the Storm

Silent. So it should be. You have no place in this world, Luthiel. And there is no other.’ Zalos reached out and lifted a few strands of her hair. ‘Bright songs and the magic of hope are but a dangerous illusion. The fake comfort of witches charms.

— Robert Fanney

What we [writers] do might be done in solitude and with great desperation, but it tends to produce exactly the opposite. It tends to produce community and in many people hope and joy.

— Junot Díaz

I hope to work support my children and die quietly without pain.

— Sean Connery

Al he knew was that he’d never met anyone who caused him to doubt and to hope as much as she did.

— Catherine Bennett, Devon’s Choice

Real hope combined with real action has always pulled me through difficult times. Real hope combined with doing nothing has never pulled me through.

— Jenni Schaefer, Goodbye Ed, Hello Me: Recover from Your Eating Disorder and Fall in Love with Life

He had hopes, but hope wasn’t a solution.

— Melissa Marr, Ink Exchange

If it is nothingness that awaits us, let us make an injustice of it; let us fight against destiny, even though without hope of victory.

— Miguel de Unamuno

There is still hope that if the people refuse to give up and keep silent, no matter how long or inconsequential their voices could be at the beginning, it would still be heard and justice be served.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

The talks were like blood transfusions, moments of realness and hope that were pinpricks of light in the dark fabric of small-town life.

— Gayle Forman, I Was Here

The will to dream, the courage to act and the hope to win are the stuffs that make life meaningful! Create the life you wish to live and live it fully!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

There are people who are able to plan their career, their future, but I’ve never had any talent for that. I just do things and hope for the best. Say yes, take a chance, and sometimes it’s terrific and sometimes it’s not.

— Christopher Walken

I am dying, but with a strong hope and persuasion that my country will gain her independence.

— David Wooster

Pray if thou canst with hope but ever pray though hope be weak or sick with long delay pray in the darkness if there be no light and if for any wish thou dare not pray then pray to God to cast that wish away.

— Anonymous

While the heart beats, hope lingers.

— Alison Croggon

Everywhere I looked, hope existed – but only as some kind of green shoot in the midst of struggle. It was a theological concept, not a spiritual practice. Hope, I began to realize, was not a state of life. It was at best a gift of life.

— Joan D. Chittister

You can not hope to arrive at harmony in your life while stirring up disturbances in anothers…

— Rasheed Ogunlaru

A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself. He can live without hope without friends without books even without music as long as he can listen to his own thoughts.

— Axel Munthe

I hope you will excuse my being late. The person in this organization who gave me directions here has obviously heard me speak before.

— Anonymous

Sure is a word of hope not the word of trust

— Dattasmita HV

I wish for today and dream of yesterday. If the gods should hold me in their favor, then I shall hope for tomorrow.

— Nadège Richards, Burning Bridges

How fortunate we were who still had hope I did not then realise; I could not know how soon the time would come when we should have no more hope, and yet be unable to die

— Vera Brittain, Testament of Youth

To be truly radical is to make hope possible rather than despair convincing

— Raymond Williams

I preach a Gospel not of despair but of hope for the individual, hope for society, and hope for the world.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

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

The mountain of despair has dwindled, and the stone of hope has size and shape, and can be fondled by the eyes and by the hand. But freedom has always been an elusive tease, and in the very act of grabbing for it one can become shackled.

— Alice Walker

Never give up. May hope be your anchor.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

There is always hope for the living.Keep hope alive.Never give in to fear.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Did not the souls also of the righteous ask question of these things in their chambers, saying, “How long shall I hope on this fashion?” when cometh the fruit of the floor of our reward?

— Compton Gage

Beware how you take away hope from another human being.

— Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

May you find infinite hope in the Lord.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

You’re through running from that sh*t. I get it now, I don’t like it, but I get it. You still have unfinished business that’s why they’re always on your mind. I hope you’ll get to the point where you stop running and start fighting back.

— Jordan Silver, Broken

There is no hope even that woman, with her right to vote, will ever purify politics.

— Emma Goldman

Lady Bracknell. Good afternoon, dear Algernon, I hope you are behaving very well.Algernon. I’m feeling very well, Aunt Augusta.Lady Bracknell. That’s not quite the same thing. In fact the two things rarely go together.

— Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

Women kill themselves because they hope to gain something, ” said Kadife. “Men kill themselves because they’ve lost hope of gaining anything.

— Orhan Pamuk, Snow

It takes courage to live-courage and strength and hope and humor. And courage and strength and hope and humor have to be bought and paid for with pain and work and prayers and tears.

— Jerome P. Fleishman

For many people, myself included, the end of the world is happening all the time! It is a form of criticality that paradoxically gives us hope for change and improvement.

— Douglas Coupland

Beauty’s not only skin deep. Just because a person is beautifuldoesn’t mean there’s no soul beneath. Doesn’t meanthat person hasn’t suffered like everyone else, doesn’t meanthey don’t hope to still be a good human being in an awfulworld. (Gabriel)

— Rachel Cohn, Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List

In an election, one needs both hope and audacity.

— Francois Hollande

We hoped against hope that what we had been doing was enough to prevent a riot. It was not enough.

— Jerome Cavanagh

You hope people are going to be listening to you after you’re gone. And they like you better after you’re gone.

— Tom Waits

No woman is an island-ess. We fall in love in hope of anchoring ourselves to someone else, to keep from falling.

— Chris Kraus, I Love Dick

I wish you a tolerable Thursday. That’s all any of us can hope for.

— April Winchell

I am fashionably unimpressed with the material world. I am moved by the beauty of aspiration, and I hope that I can elevate myself to the standards I have imposed on others.

— Mike Corbett, Laughter of the Damned

Because they’re my stories, they’re my version of events of the past three years. But I really hope people can hear their own stories within the songs and they can become our version of events.

— Emeli Sande

A propensity to hope and joy is real riches one to fear and sorrow real poverty.

— David Hume

‘Revelations’ is one of the most important pieces to the African American arts. It assesses the hope and despair of a people and overcoming the struggle with our faith.

— Robert Battle

We need your children to bring light to our world.Your children can be the hope of our world and a force for change—if they are empowered and have an open heart. But only an empowered parent can give that to them.Heal your heart. Empower yourself.

— Eileen Anglin

When joy is LOST, hope can easily FIND it… It’s only your HOPE, that knows the where about of your JOY! If you lose hope you lose everything!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

When Mother Nature turns on us, I hope that she doesn’t show the same compassion that we, humans, show to the environment and all the other life here on Earth.

— Anthony T. Hincks

Earth to earth ashes to ashes dust to dust in sure and certain hope of the resurrection.

— Anonymous

To all the living there is hope for a living dog is better than a dead lion.

— Bible

Maybe she’d always wished to be beautiful and didn’t quite dare to, because she could tell that people didn’t say she was and more attention was given to other women, but she still had a frail hope that there’d been a mistake and she was after all.

— Mona Simpson, Casebook

At least that left hope for him. Except “Beauty and the Geek” wasn’t exactly the proper translation of the popular fairy tale.

— Kelly Moran, Give Up the Ghost

There is nothing that fear or hope does not make men believe.

— Vauvenargues

I hope you will go out and let stories happen to you, and that you will work them, water them with your blood and tears and laughter ’til they bloom, ’til you yourself burst into bloom.

— Clarissa Pinkola Estés

Having hope gives you the courage to survive any hardship.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Looking at the children, she knew that any hope for a new life would have to grow within her. She glanced at Nate, wondering if he felt as she did, that children were the only consolation in this world, the only recompense for so much suffering.

— Laura Brodie, The Widow’s Season

Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation.

— Jane Addams

…the opportunity for overthrowing capitalism has passed – Labor governments are the hope of the world.” From that time his commitment to the ALP was unquestioned.

— Mungo MacCallum, The Good, the Bad & the Unlikely, Australia’s Prime Ministers

And then, with the feather-green darkness pressed against the windows, he puts his filthy fingers on my scrubbed hope face and says, “If I kiss you, it’s all over.” And then he does. And then it is.

— Emma Forrest, Your Voice in My Head

If we focus on the problems of life, we will be paralysed. But we dwell on the promise of God; we find the faith, hope and courage to survive life.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

If Thai citizens still hold this harmony in their hearts, there is hope that in whatever the situation, Thailand will surely get through it safely and with stability.

— Bhumibol Adulyadej

But where hope rises, fear must lurk behind.

— Anne Brontë, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

A nation is a body of people who have done great things together in the past and hope to do great things together in the future.

— Frank Underhill

Minds that are ill at ease are agitated by both hope and fear.

— Ovid

I hope people remember me for the kind of person that I am, not because of what I do.

— Sean Faris

Never lose hope because although miracles are rare, they are possible.

— Anonymous

I hope you’re pleased with yourselves. We could all have been killed – or worse, expelled. Now if you don’t mind, I’m going to bed.

— J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

That’s what really broke me, she was better than any fantasy I could hope to imagine. I’ve spent my life creating, yet she was pristine the likes of which I could never fashion.

— Hubert Martin

Hope can be bruised and battered. It can be forced underground and even rendered unconscious, but hope cannot be killed.

— Neal Shusterman, UnSouled

No, I’m not interested in politics. I have zero interest. I have interest in hope and people.

— Jay-Z

As a Colombian, the only way I can relate to my country is through suffering. I hope that my children and my grandchildren will relate to the beautiful country in a way that it is positive and loving.

— Ingrid Betancourt

Whenever you have an ex, and they’re like, ‘I hope we can still be friends!’ and you weren’t friends before you started dating, then what do you go back to, really?

— Ed Sheeran

A great hope fellYou heard no noiseThe ruin was within.

— Emily Dickinson

Love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear; the strength so strong mere force is feebleness: the truth more first than sun, more last than star…

— E.E. Cummings

If love isn’t there, nothing will grow. If it is, there is always hope and it will win in the end. Love is vital and sacrosanct.

— Donna Goddard

Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness.

— Pearl S. Buck

A man might as well hope to fight a swarm of flies with a sword as to master his own thoughts when they are set on by the devil.

— Charles Haddon Spurgeon, All of Grace

To hope is to wait for things to come to you. To dream is part of the process of setting goals and then striving to achieve them. You first must dream of doing things before you can do them.

— Arnold Palmer, A Life Well Played: My Stories

In our recovery package we put new standards of accountability and transparency, which we hope will now apply.

— Nancy Pelosi

The only true borders lie between day and night, between life and death, between hope and loss.

— Erin Hunter

Let your heart be an infant of hope not an adult of despair.

— Debasish Mridha

I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing — that it was all started by a mouse.

— Walt Disney Company

When we desire and hope for excellence and take action we become what we desire.

— Debasish Mridha

Even when you’re down, there is still hope. No matter how bad things get and no matter how small a hope there is, anything is better than nothing, No matter how bad things get, they can always, ALWAYS get worse. Take my word on that.

— Christina Engela, Demonspawn

You cannot hope to sweep someone else away by the force of your writing until it has been done to you.

— Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

I am living on hope and faith … a pretty good diet when the mind will receive them.

— Edwin Arlington Robinson

I’ve learnt that through life you just get on with it. You’re going to meet a lot of dishonest people along the line and you say good luck to them. I hope they live in comfort. Then I start sticking more pins in their effigies.

— Roger Moore

Perhaps some people really are born unhappy. I surely hope not. Speaking for my sister and myself: We were born with the capacity and determination to be utterly happy all the time. Perhaps even in this we were freaks. Hi ho.

— Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Slapstick, or Lonesome No More!

I hope young athletes can imitate my good side only, not the bad side.

— Taufik Hidayat

I just believe that the feeling of wonder is amazing. I am pushing myself as far as I can humanly push myself… I can only hope for the best and expect the worse.

— David Blaine

We all flee in hope of finding some ground of security

— M.T. Anderson, The Kingdom on the Waves

Mad, is he? Then I hope he will bite some of my other generals.

— King George II

When the mind wants to hope it refuses to listen.

— Vadim Zeland, Reality transurfing. Steps I-V

You can always get the truth from an American statesman after he has turned 70 or given up all hope of the Presidency.

— Wendell Phillips

We are often told we can’t have brains and beauty, and I really hope that my message is that you can put on that red lip and curl your hair and put on that power dress – you don’t have to sacrifice one for the other.

— Tyra Banks

When I stand before God at the end of my life I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say “I used everything you gave me.”

— Erma Bombeck

None of us can ever save himself; we are the instruments of one another’s salvation, and only by the hope that we give to others do we lift ourselves out of the darkness into light.

— Dean Koontz

It is sometimes but the mere hope for enjoyment that allows one to enjoy something, even when he is not really enjoying it at the moment.

— Criss Jami

Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.

— Rita Mae Brown

If I saw the gates of hell open and I stood on the brink of the abyss I would not despair I would not lose hope of mercy because I would trust in You my God.

— Gemma Galgani

When the door of opportunity of your storehouse opens for you, let faith and hope enter first. When your faith leads the way, you will locate the source of your hidden treasures.

— Israelmore Ayivor

The man who seeks one thing in life and but one May hope to achieve it before life be done. But he who seeks all things wherever he goes Only reaps from the hopes which around him he sows A harvest of barren regrets.

— Owen Meredith

To a pessimist, losing bobby pins is as hopeless as losing hair. To an optimist, losing hair gives hope to get the lost bobby pins back.

— Munia Khan

-Are you nervous to meet my family? -No, not really.They’re either going to like me or they won’t. All I can do is to be myself and hope for the best.

— Jacob Chance, Penalty

I hope I may have succeeded in presenting to you, however imperfectly, the currents of thought due to the work of the immortal Darwin which have helped to make anthropology what it is at the present time.

— Franz Boas

My girls are great at making fun of Dad. They’re never impressed with anything I do. I love that. I hope that never changes.

— Alex Rodriguez

False hope is better than no hope at all.

— Lois Greiman, Unmanned

‘Little Miss Sunshine’ snowballed. It was a tiny movie. We shot it in 30 days, and it was really fun to do, but it was one of those small movies that you don’t hold out huge hope for.

— Greg Kinnear

I hope I’ve lived a life of science whose style will encourage younger people.

— Joshua Lederberg

Just as we have been given hope, we carry that hope; and for as long as we carry that hope, we learn to spread hope; and as we spread hope, lives are inevitably changed, and saved. What beautiful meaning hope gives to life!

— Kcat Yarza, KCAT CAN: I have a pen that writes

Initially they waited with hope, but as each hour passed, hope slipped away like the wind, the wind that as a small boy Ethan had once tried to capture with his tiny fingers.

— K. Martin Beckner, A Million Doorways

You call it hope — that fire of fire!It is but agony of desire.

— Edgar Allan Poe, Edgar Allan Poe: Selected Poems

I stared you chew down your Swedish meatballs. I hope you could see how you chewed my heart then spit it out

— Noor Iskandar

Fear desire hope still push us on toward the future.

— Michel de Montaigne

Tis action moves the world….[in] the game of chess, mind that: ye cannot leave your men to stand unmoving on the board and hope to win. A soldier must first step upon the battlefield if does mean to cross it.

— Susanna Kearsley, The Winter Sea

To hope for nothing, to expect nothing, to demand nothing. This is analytical despair.

— James Hillman, Suicide and the Soul

Anytime I fall in love, I feel it’s a first time. I have had no successful love story yet. I hope I will succeed next time when I fall in love.

— Sonam Kapoor

To love is to give hope to even the darkest atmosphere.

— Mark Andrew Poe, Harry’s Christmas Carol

Do they wish us well?Or hope to see us fail?

— Jillian Dodd, That Boy

I wear a necklace of hope with pearly beads. When I met you, it broke, and the beads spilled all over the floor, into the gutters.

— Karen Quan, Write like no one is reading

Every four years we go through the same cycle of hope and disillusionment.

— Sheri Holman, The Mammoth Cheese

The process of living, for each of us, is pretty similar. For every gain there is a setback. For every success, a failure. For every moment of joy, a time of sadness. For every hope realized, one is dashed.

— sue atchley ebaugh

To pray together in whatever tongue or ritual is the most tender brotherhood of hope and sympathy that man can contract in this life.

— Madame de Stael

I hope that no American will waste his franchise and throw away his vote by voting either for me or against me solely on account of my religious affiliation. It is not relevant.

— John F. Kennedy

If love is a form of substance abuse, I hope to die high.

— Crystal Woods, Write like no one is reading 2

My denial and irresponsible attitude about asthma put me at great risk and caused me so much needless suffering. My hope is that the kids I talk to learn to open up about their asthma, become educated about their condition, and seek help.

— Jackie Joyner-Kersee

You can conquer any mountain with faith, hope and courage.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

I hope this book helps people to heal & their not the only one because no one is a mistake God put you on earth for one reason. I am not a mistake.

— Shawn Woods

Focus on miracles or breakthrough makes a man to hope that he could reap where he has not sown.

— Sunday Adelaja

That was some branch. Did it have a vendetta against your t-shirt?”“Guess so.”“I hope you showed it who is boss.”“Yeah, I peed on it.

— Stacey Marie Brown

There is nothing that fear and hope does not permit men to do.

— Luc de Clapiers

Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.

— Jalaluddin Rumi

We must restore hope to young people, help the old, be open to the future, spread love. Be poor among the poor. We need to include the excluded and preach peace.

— Pope Francis

God’s way of answering the Christian’s prayer for more patience, experience, hope and love often is to put him into the furnace of affliction.

— Richard Cecil

We will have to give up the hope that, if we try hard, we somehow will always do right by our children. The connection is imperfect. We will sometimes do wrong.

— Judith Viorst

I tremble for my country when I hear of confidence expressed in me. I know too well my weakness, that our only hope is in God.

— Robert E. Lee

The only thing worse than losing hope is to be the reason someone else loses hope.

— Tucker Elliot, The Rainy Season

An absolute law without hope of appeal that’s despotism!

— Phineas Flynn

The sparrow that is twittering on the edge of my balcony is calling up to me this moment a world of memories that reach over half my lifetime, and a world of hope that stretches farther than any flight of sparrows.

— Donald G. Mitchell

In a spirit of hope and new beginnings, we linked arms like a couple of kids. Pushing aside sad thoughts, we strode off into our future.

— A.B. Shepherd, Lifeboat

I want you to take away the hope because that’s the thing that’s killing me.

— Denis Leary

I hope the next time you get a double-decker strawberry ice-cream cone the ice cream part falls off the cone and lands in Australia.

— Judith Viorst

We live in the hope that life will be different. Just a little more substance perhaps in the intrinsic frailty of the days. Such resignation frightens me. Between gunshots I get drunk. In secret, all knowledge becomes anxiety.

— Floriano Martins

I hope that at the end of the seven years, people will say that I have been of some inspirational value to them at home in terms of inclusiveness and abroad, I look forward to representing Ireland.

— Michael D. Higgins

There is hope for all of us. Well anyway if you don’t die you live through it day in day out.

— Mary Beckett

Even now I am full of hope but the end lies in God.

— Pindar

Fight for faith, and hope will be born.

— Nely Cab, Marker of Hope

Training has been such a huge part of my life and career I hope to keep going with it.

— David Prowse

Italy is another Pack’s territory. You’re a guest; make sure that you are a polite one.” God, I hope he told Heather that.

— Elizabeth Morgan, Cranberry Blood

My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.

— Abraham Lincoln

When wealth goes only happiness goes, when health goes even the hope goes.

— Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

I just hope I can get another personal best. If I can do that, I’ll be satisfied.

— Bonnie Blair

Only by pursuing the extremes in one’s nature with all its contradictions appetites aversions rages can one hope to understand a little … oh I admit only a very little … of what life is about.

— Francoise Sagan

People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to the law; and those who have most to hope and nothing to lose will always be dangerous.

— Edmund Burke

With gorilla gone, will there be hope for man?

— Daniel Quinn, Ishmael

You ought to find the joy, hope and love of existence.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Happyish. Well, happyish isn’t so bad.”It’s the most we can hope for.

— David Nicholls, One Day

At moments when life is at its worst there are two things you can do: 1.) break down, lose hope and refuse to go on while lying face down on the ground banging your fists and kicking your legs, or 2.) laugh. Bobby and I did the latter.

— Cecelia Ahern

To be obsessed by the idea of freedom, for instance, is itself a form of slavery. Such people are in the chains of the hope of freedom, and are therefore able to do little else than struggle with them.

— Idries Shah, Reflections

I’m the kind of person who becomes silent when I get scared, because I hope Death will not notice me if I am very still and very quiet. It has worked well so far.

— Mindy Kaling, Why Not Me?

It is a huge danger to pretend that awful things do not happen. But you need enough hope to keep going. I am trying to make hope. Flowers grow out of darkness.

— Corita Kent

When you’re in a crisis of, you know, tremendous proportions, it’s beyond any human capability to control, you just make the best decisions you can, and you just hope that your intuition is correct.

— Rudy Giuliani

Hope is like sunshine, which is still there, shielded by cloudsHope is that light, which beckons to brighten our daysThe breezy buoyancy of hope stirs us to hold handsThe darkest of clouds disintegrate, says Mother Nature.

— Balroop Singh

Don’t we all hope to die with a smile on our faces?

— Jeff O’Brien

I was where my heart held out hope that someday I would be again. It was the reason I never forgot him. My heart had held onto him. And as he clung to me, as he soothed me, held me, I felt everything begin to relax.

— Rebecca Ethington, Eyes of Ember

I hope you have not been leading a double life pretending to be wicked and being really good all the time. That would be hypocrisy.

— Oscar Wilde

The Victorian Age, for all its humbug, was a period of rapid progress, because men were dominated by hope rather than fear. If we are again to have progress, we must again be dominated by hope.

— Bertrand Russell, Why I Am Not a Christian and Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects

Even if the hopes you started out with are dashed, hope has to be maintained.

— Seamus Heaney

My father’s music gives hope to people and also inspires them to break the bonds of injustice and to be positive in life. I’ve seen that everywhere I go, especially in poor countries and poor neighborhoods.

— Ziggy Marley

I’ve broken an arm before, but no one wanted to shoot me!’ Suzie says. ‘I mean, when you go to the emergency room I hope to God the doctors don’t decide it might cost too much to care for.’ -Suzie Schwab co-owner of East Maui Animal Refuge

— Toni Polancy

If we were the best hope the human race had for its salvation, things were more fucked up than I’d thought.

— Manel Loureiro, Apocalipsis Z: Los días oscuros

Most High God, let your servant see but a little ahead. Or, if not give me the hope that drives out fear

— Stephen Lawhead

The hope is they would like to bring it to Broadway next year, so we’ll see that’s to come in the end of the finance year and everybody else and also real estate and what theaters are available at the time but I would like to come back with it.

— Blair Underwood

There is an inherent hope and positive drive to New Yorkers.

— John Oliver

When I’m auditioning for something, if it’s not me, I really hope the part doesn’t go to me. You know what I mean? I don’t want to be at the wrong place at the wrong time. If it’s me, wonderful. If it’s not me, there’s space for all of us.

— Rachel Keller

Where there’s a will, there’s a way.” Yeah, better hope you get left tons of money.

— Kirn Hans, Behind My Mask

I hope they get something of interest out of it, but I’d rather they all hate it and I like it, instead of vice versa… I make films to please myself first, and if the audience likes them, all the better.

— Terry Zwigoff

Listen Anna, if we don’t believe the things we put on our agendas will come true for us, then there’s no hope for us. We’re going to be saved by what we seriously put on our agendas.

— Doris Lessing, The Golden Notebook

And here’s to the blues, the real blues— where there’s a hint of hope in every cry of desperation.

— David Mutti Clark, Professor Brown Shoes Teaches the Blues

Be skeptic, be doubtful, be rebellious towards every single dogma of the society. Only then there will be hope of progress for humanity.

— Abhijit Naskar, Illusion of Religion: A Treatise on Religious Fundamentalism

We move forward by having confidence within ourselves, with hope for a greater purpose.

— Ellen J. Barrier

Believe me, the loss of hope is far worse than the loss of limbs.

— Nick Vujicic, Life Without Limits

the hope of a better future belongs to us!

— Manuel Corazzari

Always keep hope aliveAlways dream with trust.

— Debasish Mridha

One day I hope to hear “this is the world we live in” used in a positive light.

— Karishma Magvani

Do you think it’s really the Boogeyman that killed Brent? You think it’s back?””I sincerely hope not.””When you say things like that, I start to cry a little on the inside.

— Christopher Farnsworth, Red, White, and Blood

She didn’t need hope anymore because she knew the things you wanted weren’t necessarily the things that you needed. She knew that the things that were meant to be just happened. You couldn’t control them like she once thought.

— Holly Hood

If you are poor and go without food and clothes, don’t hope for wealth in paradise, you are already forsaken

— Bangambiki Habyarimana, Pearls Of Eternity

It was stupid to hope, she knew. But sometimes hope was all you had.

— Cassandra Clare, City of Lost Souls

I hope that we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial of strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.

— Thomas Jefferson, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series, Volume 10: 1 May 1816 to 18 January 1817

My production style is all about imagination. I want my audience to use their imagination when they watch my videos. My goal is for my voice to be that little hope of encouragement in your head when you walk out your door.

— Michelle Phan

I wish to offer the world more than just beauty and plastic moments. I wish to offer the world depth, conversation, poetry and wisdom. I hope you do not deny me when I open these doors.

— Maria Elena

Right now I’m not involved with anybody, but I hope by 75 I will be again.

— Stevie Nicks

I am a man of peace God knows how I love peace but I hope I shall never be such a coward as to mistake oppression for peace.

— Louis Kossuth

But she knew, though very vaguely, that she was crying, because hope hurts terribly when it breaks through the resignation in which you have lived for days.

— Ursula K. Le Guin, Planet of Exile / Mankind Under the Leash

A baby is the symbol of the future, hope for the future, and our opinion in the future.

— Debasish Mridha

The evangelist is the world’s hopeless romantic, and just like a hopeless romantic, he must hope for the miracle of God more than the romance itself.

— Criss Jami, Healology

My hope for my children must be that they respond to the still, small voice of God in their own hearts.

— Andrew Young

While I doubted, I had hope; but now there is no hope left and all the same I doubt everything.

— Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

By doing, I learn what to do. By going, I learn where to go. One day, by dying, I’ll learn how to die, and leave the world and hope to land in light.

— Dean Koontz, Odd Hours

Milcas raced out his door, anxious to find the answer to this riddle and discover the source of hope for a Roegan in Fargranther; the propellant of an unheard of, forgotten, impossible, and by all accounts, damned idea.

— Evan Meekins, The Black Banner

I am an optimist, I always hope for the best.

— Debasish Mridha

I now inhabit a life I don’t deserve, but we all walk this earth feeling we are frauds. The trick is to be grateful and hope the caper doesn’t end any time soon

— David Carr, The Night of the Gun

For those who have known pain and suffering and wondered why it all happened… I don’t know the reasons why, I just know that you must keep believing in hope and eventually you will get through.

— Heather Wolf

Dear God, if one day I lose my hope and purpose, give me confidence that your destiny is better than anything I ever dreamed.

— Daniel Friday Danzor

Confidence and hope builds up in you when you have a glimpse of what your future is like

— Sunday Adelaja

Nothing is as good as coming into the new year with zeal, hope and positive mind.

— Bamigboye Olurotimi

The less we deserve good fortune, the more we hope for it.

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I just hope we don’t cause a major paradox.

— Michelle Madow, Timeless

The self-centered man will always expect nothing but praise. He will hope and expect all incoming criticism to be mere self-projection from the critic because when you’re self-centered, self-projection is all you can imagine one can do.

— Criss Jami, Killosophy

…into hate, into refusal, against hope and without fear

— Lauren Oliver, Delirium

Creativity has always depended on openness and flexibility, so let us hope for more of both in the future.

— Siri Hustvedt

For a little while, hope made a show of reviving-not with any reason to back it, but only because it is its nature to revive when the spring has not been taken out of it by age and familiarity with failure.

— Mark Twain, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The world helps you to keep evolving and hope it’s for better. You have to rise above all the tragedies in life. You have to grow, and if you stop growing, you are old.

— Hrithik Roshan

There is always something beautiful to hope for. Always have a goal to shoot for.

— Debasish Mridha

Carry your wings of hope so high in the sky that there is no room left for disappointments.

— Heenashree Khandelwal

I can only hope the federal aid made available today will be sufficient in our recovery efforts, and pray that our citizens continue to be safe from the fallout of this dangerous natural disaster.

— Mike Rogers

Poetry is –raw feelings as sunny summer, fiery turmoil as vibrant autumn, daunting revelation as stormy winter, intrepid hope as blooming spring.

— Gloria D. Gonsalves

I hope that tomorrow we can all, wherever we are, join in expressing our grief at Diana’s loss, and gratitude for her all-too-short life. It is a chance to show to the whole world the British nation united in grief and respect.

— Queen Elizabeth II

You don’t get to chose if you get hurt in this world, old man, but you do have some say in who hurts you. I like my choices. I hope she likes hers.

— John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

When I die I hope it may be said:’Her suffering was black, but her books were read’.

— Shannon L. Alder

My main hope is eventually, in modern education field, introduce education about warm-heartedness, not based on religion, but based on common experience and a common sort of sense, and then scientific finding.

— Dalai Lama

The ninety and nine are with dreams, content but the hope of the world made new, is the hundredth man who is grimly bent on making those dreams come true.

— Edgar Allan Poe

Obama has now lost his trustworthiness. He has lost any hope of majority support from the American people for his agenda. Obamacare has wiped that out. It really has.

— Rush Limbaugh

God picked you up, saved you and redeemed you, not only because He needs you, but because this present generation also needs you. You represent hope to several thousands of people.

— Sunday Adelaja

Smartass Disciple: How the hell do we find the truth ?Master of Stupidity: Just seek it with hope it’ll find you.

— Toba Beta

With a certain frustration I knew I spoke too soon, too urgently. I wanted to get out of the way the things I knew to say, wanted to say, the things I’d been thinking, all in the hope of moving into the unforeseen.

— Denis Johnson, The Name of the World

I realised that one might love him secretly with no hope of encouragement, which can be very enjoyable for the young or inexperienced.

— Barbara Pym, Excellent Women

He who has health has hope and he who has hope has everything.

— Arabian proverb

I see the beginning, I see the end. And in the middle I just hope I don’t fall on my ass to much

— Shehanne Moore, The Unraveling of Lady Fury

Fifty percent of people won’t vote, and fifty percent don’t read newspapers. I hope it’s the same fifty percent.

— Gore Vidal

Well I certainly have learned and I hope I’m moving on and certainly two years of prison was a terrible punishment.

— Jeffrey Archer

She turned back to the reporter, holding out the microphone. “I’m not an expert, I’m a survivor. I hope you can learn how to be one yourself.

— Rose Wynters, Phase One: Identify

I’d prefer silence and random jokes about the passing billboards and scenery, but I know how he likes music. I just hope he doesn’t start singing.

— C.B. Cook, Twinepathy

Everything is blood and vines. The mark of another day of revolving the body exact And the sky is ours our hope our blue our silence our throat of burning wildflowers.

— Gwen Calvo

On the sound of handcuffs–“For me it’s the sound of all light and hope crashing down on a minority.

— Moctezuma Johnson

A single thread of hope is stronger than all the chains that bind you.

— Jeffrey Fry

Negative people offer no hope to the person who wants to pursue their goal. They are a hinder to positive thinking and plans for a brighter future.

— Ellen J. Barrier

What I hope my writing reflects… is a sense of the connections between all human beings… and a different perspective on the true nature of courage. For me, those are things worth exploring and writing about.

— Chris Crutcher

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me.

— Erma Bombeck

When I die, I hope to go to Heaven, whatever the Hell that is.

— Ayn Rand

I don’t believe in luck. Not in golf, anyway. There are good bounces and bad bounces, sure, but the ball is round and so is the hole. If you find yourself in a position where you hope for luck to pull you through, you’re in serious trouble.

— Jack Nicklaus

Libya is a good example of a country that has come to a realization that weapons of mass destruction threaten more than assure, and I hope that will be followed by others.

— Mohamed ElBaradei

But I hope you don’t feel the hurt as much as I did. You are too weak and fragile to stand that ache. Remember, you always will be.

— Khadija Rupa, Unexpressed Feelings

Hopes were high. But just like a balloon pushed past its breaking point, hope is fragile. One lungful of air too many and the balloon bursts leaving ugly, shriveled fragments behind, impossible to piece back together.

— Adriane Leigh, Sweet Alibi

All the privilege I claim for my own sex (it is not a very enviable one, you need not covet it) is that of loving longest, when existence or when hope is gone.

— Jane Austen, Persuasion

If you can defeat your own calamity, you will be a hope for others and thus you can defeat the calamity of others too!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

I’ve never been able to grow an organ back, ” Lana said. “Last time I tried… Let’s just hope you don’t end up with whip eyes.

— Michael Grant, Fear

Loss of hope rather than loss of life is what decides the issues of war. But helplessness induces hopelessness.

— B. H. Liddell Hart

Despite opinions to the contrary, restoring Godly values is the most progressive course of action that we could ever hope to take.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

Amidst the whole peril in the world, here’s why you’re still alive–to find your purpose. Your purpose will ignite hope in others.

— Chinonye J. Chidolue

Exceed expectations” is such a lispy term. I hope that it never infiltrates the bedroom or sport.

— Grant McLachlan

Our only hope is faith in God.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Is one to die voluntarily or to hope in spite of everything?

— Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays

Your own experience keeps taking you towards something. My book adds the hope that it’s a better something.

— Moon Unit Zappa

I can taste sunshine and hope on his tongue. I want this kiss, this taste, to last forever.

— Elisabeth Staab, Acts of Creation

The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do something to love and something to hope for.

— Joseph Addison

She’s absolutely beautiful. Her hope is beautiful. The smile on her face is beautiful. The tears streaming down her cheeks are beautiful.Herloveisbeautiful.

— Colleen Hoover, Ugly Love

The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dreams shall never die.

— Edward M. Kennedy

we can gain experience from the past, but we cant relive it. But we can hope for the future, Its always along side us, on the inside of us looking out. The past should not be allowed to evaporate but should exist only in memories.

— Sean Sullivan

Forgiving yourself means that you give up on your hope that the past will be different.

— Edward M. Hallowell, Dare to Forgive: The Power of Letting Go & Moving on

When hope turns dark, I will bring the sun to light it, I shall guide, protect thee, For I am the human spirit.Poem: God’s Dream, in ‘Chameleon Lights

— Ayushman Jamwal

Without us, in other words, there can never be hope of a We.

— Junot Díaz

Though problems have the eerie ability to pull us down but I am my own hope and I can’t let myself down.

— Latika Teotia

In the pursuit of dreams, we all have different beginnings. Your past is not negotiable. You must let go of the hope for a better past.

— Dragos Bratasanu, Ph.D.

I’m going to set up a Commission of Inquiry, ” said the Sow. “What’s that?” asked Lorina.”It’s a way of putting things off, said the Sow, “in the hope that the problem will go away.

— David Henry Wilson, The Castle of Inside Out

There is also hope that even in these days of increasing specialization there is a unity in the human experience.

— Allan McLeod Cormack

I’m glad it’s a girl. And I hope she’ll be a fool–that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.

— F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

Pray for faith, hope for peace, strive for unity, and persevere for harmony.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

I‘m a dreamer and I’m not the only one, I believe in a world where we all live as one and I hope you will join us one day.

— Ane Krstevska

The heavenly Father is hope to the hopeless.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Regret is her companion and the one who whispers to her often. She has even let hope die and that brings about despair.

— Donna Lynn Hope

All writers have this vague hope that the elves will come in the night and finish any stories.

— Neil Gaiman

The fear that permeated every fiber of my being was relentless, it was cruel, and it was my best hope for getting through this.

— Hiroshi Sakurazaka

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true really is true, then there would be little hope for advance.

— Orville Wright, American Inventor and Aviation Pioneer

Waiting with hope is very difficult, but true patience is expressed when we must even wait for hope. I will have reached the point of greatest strength once I have learned to wait for hope.” George Matheson

— George Matheson

We all have a vision, a dream to hope for. Some chase it and some wish upon it.. Who do you think, wins? the chaser finds ways to create it, regardless of the fight, the wisher finds way to excuse it, because courage doesn’t fill their hearts.

— Nikki Rowe

I hope to continue my friendship with France and its filmmakers for many years to come.

— Harvey Weinstein

If you truly have compassion in your heart, show it by keeping your doubts to yourself and sharing your hope with those who love change!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

The United Nations is our one great hope for a peaceful and free world.

— Ralph Bunche

It is practically impossible to teach good programming to students that have had a prior exposure to BASIC: as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration.

— Edsger Dijkstra

There’s not one good thought in that place. There’s nothing but waste and want. I can feel his selfish cravings and an abyss of secrets I hope to never know.

— Steve V. Cypert

A few nights later, I secretly hope that I might be a genius. Why else can no amount of sleeping pills fell my brain? But in the morning my daughter asks me what a cloud is and I cannot say.

— Jenny Offill, Dept. of Speculation

I don’t really understand the world anymore. But maybe there’s some faint hope that the good people on both sides can come together.

— Greg Iles, Mississippi Blood

All of my work is influenced by fairy tales, and I hope my work shows Hans Christian Anderson’s influence.

— Sandra Cisneros

We must be careful what we imagine, fear, or hope for. The echoes of our thought live on in eternity.

— Robert Fanney

Even when we make mistakes, we hope others will love us in spite of our shortcomings – even if we don’t deserve it.

— Joseph B. Wirthlin

Christmas is a whisper of peace and a sigh of hope on the lips of love.

— Richelle E. Goodrich, Making Wishes

I hope every night is stunning where you are. In my words, you are a legend.

— Maria Elena, Eternal Youth

What are you most thankful for?” she asked.My reply came easily. “Being too blessed to have any hope of answering that question.

— Richelle E. Goodrich, Slaying Dragons

When we create hope and opportunity in the lives of others, we allow love, decency and promise to triumph over cowardice and hate.

— Kirsten Gillibrand

Was it hard? I hope she didn’t die hard.’Sethe shook her head. ‘Soft as cream. Being alive was the hard part.

— Toni Morrison, Beloved

I hope that the mistakes made and suffering imposed upon Japanese Americans nearly 60 years ago will not be repeated against Arab Americans whose loyalties are now being called into question.

— Daniel Inouye

American women expect to find in their husbands a perfection that English women only hope to find in their butlers.

— W. Somerset Maugham

Do not hope to understand the source of my understanding.

— Thomas Fitzgerald

That’s all a man can hope for during his lifetime – to set an example – and when he is dead, to be an inspiration for history.

— William McKinley

The hope crashes into reality and people get hurt.

— Matthew Woodring Stover, Caine’s Law

But sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence. 1 Peter 3:15

— Anonymous

It is when I am cold, alone, bitterly forlorn and shuttered from all hope that you will see who I truly am. And my goal is that at those most precarious of moments, what you will see is Jesus holding you through my tears.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

I don’t need their understanding, but my daughter will–and I hope the minds of her peers are wide open with vibrant hues of passion. i hope they paint the world with color.

— Krista and Becca Ritchie

Anti-depressants are just tools, one of many, which we use to try and ease the suffering, numb the pain and disperse the dark clouds in our mind in the hope that maybe, just maybe, a little sunlight will shine through.

— Samuel P Fields

Do not lose hope – what you seek will be found.

— Neil Gaiman

What must it be like to have such faith in the world, in plans, in your own ability to control your fate? It was contagious, that’s what it was. I could not help it. I caught his hope like a plague.

— Amy Lane, Truth in the Dark

The climate, the economic situation, rising birth rates; none of these things give me a lot of hope or reason to be optimistic.

— David Attenborough

I hope that I’ll be able to have kids with a mate. But I don’t know if that’s in the plan.

— Jennifer Grey

The great gift of Easter is hope – Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake.

— Basil Hume

In the darkest sky, stars hang on high; showing us the light of hope and telling us that dreams never die.

— Debasish Mridha

Stories exist to entertain and inspire us. They’re merely veils of hope for when we see the ugliness of the world.

— Felix Alexander, The Last Valentine

Survival starts by paying attention to what is close at hand and immediate. To look out with idle hope is tantamount to dreaming one’s life away.

— Yann Martel, Life of Pi

Whatever may happen, it must be of new hope or of new courage to me!

— Bram Stoker, Dracula

What is wisdom? It is the result of multiple paradigms brought to their intellectual furthest reaches and balanced and merged together. The fundamentalist, the person who only sees life through a single lens, can never hope for wisdom.

— James Rozoff

So, great. This is Camp…what do you call it? Camp Fish-Blood?”Aphros frowned. “I hope that was a joke. This is Camp __________.” He made a sound that was a series of sonar pings and hisses.

— Rick Riordan, The Mark of Athena

A scientist does not have hope, sir. Hope is what a man has in the absence of answers, and once he does empirical experimentation, he replaces hope with knowledge and disappointment.

— Michelle Franklin, The Leaf Flute – A Marridon Novella

Despair wishes their hope diminishes.

— Sherina Gandia

There is no medicine like hope no incentive so great and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.

— Orison Swett Marden

There are things far worse than death, for when it comes to us it is final. What lies beyond it is a matter of faith in what we had hope for.

— R. Alan Woods, The Journey Is The Destination: A Photo Journal

[Quantum mechanics] describes nature as absurd from the point of view of common sense. And yet it fully agrees with experiment. So I hope you can accept nature as She is – absurd.

— Richard Feynman

I’ve managed to bring the backlog down to a mere sixty-eight years, ” she announced with some small sense of achievement. “I hope to be able to start marking the papers of pupils who are still alive by the end of the decade.

— Jasper Fforde, Shades of Grey

If there’s a place for me in Hell I hope it’s next to someone like you

— Stanley Victor Paskavich, Return to Stantasyland

Time was passing like a hand waving from a train I wanted to be on. I hope you never have to think about anything as much as I think about you.

— Jonathan Safran Foer

I mean, what is music anyway? It’s a form of communication – at least for me it is. And that’s why I play the kind of music that I think – that I hope – can communicate with people.

— Kenny G

Without trust, no company can ever hope for excellence.

— Frank Sonnenberg, BookSmart: Hundreds of real-world lessons for success and happiness

Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not in hand.

— Saint Thomas Aquinas

Where I am today… I still have my ups and downs, but I take it one day at a time and I just hope that I can be the best that I can possibly be, not only for myself, but also young people that are out there today that need someone to look up to.

— Demi Lovato

No longer forward nor behind I look in hope or fear But grateful take the good I find The best of now and here.

— John Greenleaf Whittier

Hope is a dream of which we long to have. Don’t let anyone ever tell you that you can’t hope for something because hope brings joy and joy brings happiness and its all tied up in a big ball of love.

— Peace Gypsy, Souls Deep

If we get separated there’s not much hope of us ever meeting anywhere, but I need to keep up the pretense of hope because that may be all we have.

— Susan Ee, Angelfall

Let love, joy, peace, and hope be the guiding lights of your life today, tomorrow, and forever.

— Debasish Mridha

But an intelligent man like you would know that to live in an unrealistic hope is a very foolish way to spend a life.” – Lena Gray

— Maeve Binchy, The Glass Lake

Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy – the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.

— Eric Hoffer

Pessimists are the people who have no hope for themselves or for others. Pessimists are also people who think the human race is beneath their notice, that they’re better than other human beings.

— James A. Baldwin

I am living in world full of lost hope and discrimination. I am living a life in which social equality does not exist and I am not sure that it ever can, or if once upon a time it ever did.

— Ciore Taylor, The Conversation Starts Here: A Perspective of Self, Culture, and the American Society

My hope for the future, not just in the music industry, but in every young girl I meet…is that they all realize their worth and ask for it.

— Taylor Swift

There is hope for the living souls.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

To my utter despair I have discovered, and discover every day anew, that there is in the masses no revolutionary idea or hope or passion.

— Mikhail Bakunin

It is our nature to be more moved by hope than fear.

— Francesco Guicciardini

I hope Limitless.. and its this Limitless hope that pushes me forward to live this Life..!!!

— Abhijeet Sawant

I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn’t lived that life.

— Sonia Sotomayor

I sincerely hope that President Barack Obama’s government will be remembered as the peak of deregulated corporate corruption and not the ongoing rise of it.

— Steven Magee

I have been bent and broken, but – I hope – into a better shape.

— Kami Garcia, Beautiful Chaos

There’s no hope for someone who doesn’t even know what hope is

— Eric Garcia

I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.

— Walt Disney

but a sanguine temper, though for ever expecting more good than occurs, does not always pay for its hopes by any proportionate depression. it soon flies over the present failure, and begins to hope again.

— Jane Austen, Emma

A leader in the leader is your positional status in the body while the leader in a leader is Christ in you the hope of glory

— Ikechukwu Joseph

The triumph of hope over experience.

— Jojo Moyes, One Plus One

I hope I look as good as my mother does when I reach the age she says she isn’t.

— Anonymous

A short while ago I foolishly thought I could learn everything – all the knowledge in the world. Now I hope only to be able to know of its existence, and to understand one grain of it.

— Daniel Keyes, Flowers for Algernon

And hope was an oath I swore never to take.

— Hanna Abi Akl, One Hundred Voices: Volume One

I hope that you will learn to take responsibility for your decisions. Don’t take counsel of your fears.

— Thomas S. Monson

When I don’t feel hurt, I hope they bury me.

— Bernard Malamud, The Assistant

The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man

— T.S. Eliot

I think… sometimes when we find love we pretend it away, or ignore it, or tell ourselves we are imagining it. Because it’s the most painful kind of hope there is. It can be ripped away so easily. By indifference. By death.

— Leigh Bardugo

Sometimes the greatest storms bring out the greatest beauty… Life can be a storm, but your hope is a rainbow and your friends and family are the gold.

— Steve Maraboli

Without solitude, we are overwhelmed by all the things we hope to do and all of the things we hope to do and all of the things we are planning and praying to do but we never really have the time to actually get down and get these things done.

— Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

I hope to turn my reader into the quiet person in the corner who, even when no one is telling them anything, sees everything.

— damali ayo

Never marry someone in hope that they’ll change later.

— H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Keep your hope in the Lord.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Being generous or doing things for others actually makes me feel good so I don’t do it because I hope karma will come round and get me and I’ll benefit from it.

— David Schwimmer

Sure, I love people, and I want to communicate with people. I mean, what is music anyway? It’s a form of communication – at least for me it is. And that’s why I play the kind of music that I think – that I hope – can communicate with people.

— Kenny G

Man needs for his happiness not only the enjoyment of this or that but hope and enterprise and change.

— Bertrand Russell

I place no hope in my strength, nor in my works: but all my confidence is in God my protector, who never abandons those who have put all their hope and thought in him.

— Francois Rabelais

You can’t go around hoping that most people have sterling moral characters. The most you can hope for is that people will pretend that they do.

— Fran Lebowitz

I’m glad I had a chance to see great music played up close and live. In a way, that’s what I hope my show does. It’s almost like an acoustic evening with Mick Foley.

— Mick Foley

I hope that what it comes down to at the end of the day is that people believe that I believe what I’m singing. It comes down to being believable. You don’t have to be likeable; generally, though, I think I am.

— John Mayer

Fair as the moon and joyful as the light;Tot wan with waiting, not with sorrow dim; Not as she is, but was when hope shone bright;Not as she is, but as she fills his dreams.

— Christina Rossetti

The rich are always going to say that, you know, just give us more money and we’ll go out and spend more and then it will all trickle down to the rest of you. But that has not worked the last 10 years, and I hope the American public is catching on.

— Warren Buffett

Steady faith is stronger than destiny. Destiny is the result of causes, mostly accidental, and is therefore loosely woven. Confidence and good hope will overcome it easily.

— Nisargadatta Maharaj

Pushed into darkness, the only way out wasto seek light with thetorch of hope and faithburning in my heart

— Vijaya Gowrisankar

I think how hope may be the thing that pulls you forward, may be the thing that keeps you going, but that it’s dangerous, too, that it’s painful and risky, that it’s making a dare to the world and when has the world ever let us win a dare?

— Patrick Ness, The Knife of Never Letting Go

I think I have a hard time expressing myself in my relationships. I use songs to tell people how I’m feeling. If I can’t say ‘I love you, ‘ I’ll write a song about it and hope that the person figures it out.

— Jenny Lewis

I think I’d rather be liked than loved. It just seems as if more criticism and chastening is shown to those we love, while kind manners and compassion are reserved for those we simply like. So, I hope you like me.

— Richelle E. Goodrich, Making Wishes

But the fact is, as one grows close to death, the only thing that matters is family. I hope you can see that.

— David Baldacci, Day of Doom

The Middle East is hopeful. There’s hope there.

— Joe Biden

Every one at some point felt discouraged, it was our faithful companions, who lifted our spirit to find hope again.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The Son symbolizes the hope of humanity, bringing light to the darkness of our material existence, and reuniting us with the divinity of our own higher nature.

— Belsebuub, The Path of the Spiritual Sun: Celebrating the Solstices and Equinoxes

Your birth filled your parents with joy, your universe with love, and your soul with the flowers of hope. May those flowers of hope bloom with the fragrance of endless success.

— Debasish Mridha

I hope that I will be the last victim in China’s long record of treating words as crimes.

— Liu Xiaobo

Like I said, Kenzie. Everything ends. I’m not afraid to die, ” you say with a wan smile. “I just hope I’m smart enough to stay dead.

— Victoria Schwab, The Archived

I do protect human rights, and I hope I shall always be looked up as a champion of human rights.

— Aung San Suu Kyi

We have no hope of solving our problems without harnessing the diversity, the energy, and the creativity of all our people.

— Roger Wilkins

Protest and anger practically always derives from hope, and the shouting out against injustice is always in the hope of those injustices being somewhat corrected and a little more justice established.

— John Berger

Hope may seem frail. But in the face of adversity, hope can be our strongest ally.

— Imania Margria, Secrets of My Heart

I think that you’ve got to make something that pleases you and hope that other people feel the same way.

— Thomas Keller

I don’t care what anyone says, the stars give you hope on a dark and gloomy night.

— Nikki Rowe

The strength of soul; love, hope and faith.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Playing is more than the act of judging the possibility of defeat or victory, playing is the probability of hope we will have victory.

— Pushpa Rana, Just the Way I Feel

My hope was that organizations would start including this range of skills in their training programs – in other words, offer an adult education in social and emotional intelligence.

— Daniel Goleman

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

— Hellen Keller

And once we reach the city, my stylist will dictate my look for the opening ceremonies tonight anyway. I just hope I get one who doesn’t think nudity is the last word in fashion.

— Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

He mouths something. Six words. Six words that seem too impossible to be true. Six words that bleed hope into my soul. Six words. “You’re not crazy. I love you.

— Lauren Hammond

Here’s my advice: don’t put all your hope and faith into something that could suddenly and easily disappear. And honestly, that’s almost anything. The only thing that will never go away, that will never fail you, is your faith in God.

— Bethany Hamilton

There’s a societal push for conformity in all ways. There’s less tolerance of difference. And so maybe for some people having a label is better. It can confer a sense of hope and direction. (interview with Allen Frances)

— Jon Ronson, The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry

Tell me there is still good in the world. Tell me there is still hope for all of us.

— Marie Lu, Champion

Let us hope that life grant an opportunity to those miserable who live in the golden palaces to taste the infinite peace of a wooden cottage in the countryside and so their misery ends!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Then he kept to the back streets, and found a place that did a very reasonable double sausage, egg, bacon and fried slice, in the hope that food could replace sleep.

— Terry Pratchett, Going Postal

May you overflow with love, hope and joy of knowing the Saviour.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Now I feel free, and hope is creeping back. Maybe because I’m paying attention to what I have rather than what’s missing.

— Doug Cooper, Outside In

No matter how heavy the challenges we face in our life, embrace optimism, perseverance, tenacity and courage. Never lose faith and hope and a generous heart who live and breathes with a timeless love.

— Angelica Hopes, Rhythm of a Heart, Music of a Soul

At first people refuse to believe that a strange new thing can be done then they begin to hope it can be done then they see it can be done-then it is done and all the world wonders why it was not done centuries ago.

— Frances Hodgson Burnett

He gazed into her eyes. “I was never any good at saying no to you.” He cupped her face and put his forehead to hers. “I was going to protest, and then give in.” Aribelle smiled. “I hope you never get good at saying no to me.

— Victorine E. Lieske, Falling for the Beast: A modern-day Beauty and the Beast retelling

There is a gap between the mind and the world, and (as far as anybody knows) you need to posit internal representations if you are to have a hope of getting across it. Mind the gap. You’ll regret it if you don’t.

— Jerry A. Fodor

Those who have no hope pass their old age shrouded with an inward gloom.

— Wilfred Owen

My great hope would be that Quebec would realize itself fully as a distinct part of Canada, and stay Canadian, bringing to Canada a part of its richness.

— Gabrielle Roy

My hope is that the music will serve as a metaphor for the actions taken by the inhabitants of this wonderful planet as a call for world harmony on all levels.

— Herbie Hancock

For as long as I am your mother and you are my only child, i will worry and hope and pray for you. Do not ask the impossible.

— Jennifer Beckstrand, Kate’s Song

Jesus, do you always show up like this, at the craziest of times and in the oddest of places? I sure hope so.

— Lisa Samson, Finding Hollywood Nobody

The hope of hardships!

— Lailah Gifty Akita

You never really know what’s coming. A small wave, or maybe a big one. All you can really do is hope that when it comes, you can surf over it, instead of drown in its monstrosity.

— Alysha Speer

Well, ” he said. “I hope to God I never make forty — I wouldn’t know what to do with myself.

— Hunter S. Thompson, The Rum Diary

To watch. To wait. To wonder at a world in chaos, ‘ the girl said. ‘And hope one day you fools might learn.

— David Hewson, Macbeth

Our measure of hope is in direct proportion to our ability to conquer hopelessness.

— LeeAnn Taylor

The hope is always here, always alive, but only your fierce caring can fan it into a fire to warm the world.

— Susan Cooper, Silver on the Tree

Somewhere inside you, I hope you know who you are. I hope you know what you are. I hope you know that you’re powerful. We need you.

— Danielle Paige, The Wicked Will Rise

All you need is a little hope in order cope in times of failure, and be able to try again with a better intelligence for excellence!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Got just enough room to be a friend of yours. Oh I hope you got room to be a friend of mine.

— Aberjhani, Songs from the Black Skylark zPed Music Player

If you read stories, you find the strength, faith and hope to survive everyday life.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

I hope we shall … crush in it’s birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial of strength, and to bid defiance to the laws of their country.

— Thomas Jefferson, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series, Volume 10: 1 May 1816 to 18 January 1817

It’s an honor to have been considered for the team, and I hope that in the future I will have the chance to represent my country by playing for U.S.A. Basketball.

— Kawhi Leonard

I hope my children just grow up happy and pursue their dreams. I mean, that’s all I can ask of them.

— Ivanka Trump

If the Olympics ever included American soccer, I can only hope it would be basketball instead of football. Even chess can hurt if you try too hard.

— Mark Sherman Smeester

When Nelson Mandela walked free, the world sang with joy. Ever since, South Africa has stood as a beacon of hope for Africa.

— Ban Ki-moon

Why do I feel the need to be polite? It was not good seeing him. It was torturous. I hope I can avoid him the rest of the night.” “Maybe he’ll trip and fall into the pool.” “Ryan can’t swim.” “Then I’ll push him into the pool.

— Jennifer Shirk, Wedding Date for Hire

To hope under the most extreme circumstances is an act of defiance that permits a person to live his life on his own terms. It is part of the human spirit to endure and give a miracle a chance to happen.

— Jerome Groopman

Life in general was cruel and offered only different types of voids and chaos. The only way to tolerate it, to have any hope of escaping it, I reasoned, was to know my own strength, to defy life by surviving it.

— Lucy Grealy, Autobiography of a Face

Sometimes, breaking out of a certain mentality is like planning a prison break. You can’t just go for it and hope for the best; it requires strategy.

— Lauren Lola, A Moment’s Worth

In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.

— Robert Green Ingersoll

We suicide ourselves for our own survival. Is there any hope of dipping back into the past and circling round it like you can in art?

— Chris Kraus, I Love Dick

Our mind, keep all the record of our emotions, wrapped in hope and preserve it.

— Kishore Bansal

Duck wasn’t sure if it was optimism or fantasy, but hope had been such uncharted waters for him recently that he was having difficulty navigating them.

— Elmer Seward, Hearts in the Storm

Sometimes they are a matter of luck; the photographer could not expect or hope for them. Sometimes they are a matter of patience, waiting for an effect to be repeated that he has seen and lost or for one that he anticipates.

— Bill Brandt

We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation.

— Ivan Illich

Hope is the greatest gift and the greatest evil…Hope saved us and hope might yet kill us.

— Nalini Singh, Silver Silence

But she’s still afraid that the more she misses him–his face, his skin, the way he looked at her–and the more hope she has that she’ll see him again, the more she has to lose.

— Julianna Baggott, Fuse

Instantaneous and mass communication is the mother of mass naivety. Should we then lose hope? Is there any hope? But to lose hope is as dangerous as to nurture false hope. Where then can we find hope that is responsible?

— Tariq Ramadan

I know who I am. Bloody hell, I’m getting enough bills for Karl Pilkington so I hope I am him, ‘cos if I’m not, I have no idea who I’m paying for.

— Karl Pilkington, An Idiot Abroad: The Travel Diaries of Karl Pilkington

Our vision of the heavenly realm…can sustain us through the most difficult of days and circumstances. It births hope amidst hardship and nurtures faith amidst opposition.

— David Timms, Living the Lord’s Prayer

When you’re an artist, you have to hope for everything and expect nothing.

— Darren Criss

God can inject hope into a absolutely hopeless situation.

— Mark Evans

I’m an artist. So if acting doesn’t work out, which I hope it does, I’m probably going to go into graphic design or something like that.

— Gabriel Basso

He who does not hope to win has already lost.

— Jose Joaquin Olmedo

What?” she asked.”You’re beautiful.”She rolled her eyes. “Flattery will get you laid.””I sure hope so.

— J. Lynn, Unchained

God didn’t design your life so you would constantly fall down, but he does hope that you will be brought to your knees.

— Shannon L. Alder

How much can we ever know about the love and pain in another heart? How much can we hope to understand those who have suffered deeper anguish, greater deprivation, and more crushing disappointments than we ourselves have known?

— Orhan Pamuk, Snow

Humanity is not a word my friend. It is a symbol – a symbol of hope – a symbol of wisdom – yet this very symbol has become disgraced by our faults and deluded justification of mistakes.

— Abhijit Naskar, Wise Mating: A Treatise on Monogamy

I wanna work; I love so much making films; I hope I can do one after the other. Being on set is what makes me happy, so… The more I can, the better.

— Alice Braga

Man must use what he has, not hope for what is not.

— G.I. Gurdjieff

Renewed hope followed renewed effort: It shone like the former for some weeks, then, like it, faded, flickered: Not a line, not a word reached me. When half a year wasted in vain expectancy, my hope died out, and then I felt dark indeed.

— Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but – I hope – into a better shape.

— Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

What is Gornite? Why can’t you heat it? Will it make you laugh? – I hope so

— Lucas Riddle, Never Heat Gornite

We know The wheel of time moves on New bonds, new ties ignite Moments fleet, memories drift, shadows glide There is always a hope At the horizon we seek.

— Balroop Singh, Sublime Shadows Of Life

I really hope that the Japanese are going to stop demonstrating to the world what man-made radiation does to people.

— Steven Magee

Another day without no rain, is another day of sorrow.And if it doesn’t rain today, I hope it rains tomorrow.

— J.M. Carydice, Aaron Apple and the Rain

Birthing hope from the madnessthat perches on the fenceof our once perfectdreams.

— Jessica Kristie

A lot of people, to attack an outspoken atheist, one of the things they’ll do is say, ‘You are as bad as the fundamentalist Christians.’ And my answer is always, ‘I hope so.’

— Penn Jillette

I realize that I can laugh, that it is possible to be happy, that laughter and hope can come back to me.

— Philippa Gregory, The Constant Princess

He considered going for his hammer, which lay just out of reach, or maybe diving for Ganelon instead, since waking the warrior was probably his best hope of survival.

— Nicholas Eames, Kings of the Wyld

There’s a lot of great people out here, I just appreciate it and hope everybody has had fun because I’ve enjoyed my ride.

— Fuzzy Zoeller

I hope you defy the odds of most dreams and actually accomplish yours

— Colleen Hoover, It Ends with Us

A year of ending and beginning, a year of loss and finding…and all of you were with me through the storm. I drink your health, your wealth, your fortune for long years to come, and I hope for many more days in which we can gather like this.

— C.J. Cherryh, Fortress of Eagles

The great hope of society is individual character.

— William Ellery Channing

We make our discoveries through our mistakes: we watch one another’s success: and where there is freedom to experiment there is hope to improve.

— Arthur Quiller-Couch

He’d never thought of death like that, like it’s some sort of other life that you can hope for, dream of. Escape to. That it can rescue you.

— M.C. Frank, No Plain Rebel

He raised his hand to brush a stray hair from her face. Instead of dropping his hand, he slid it behind her neck and drew her closer. His earthy pine scent enveloped her. When his lips touched hers, she lost any hope of control.

— Lia Davis, Winter Eve

You can get through the storm with your hope in Jesus.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

It’s a good place when all you have is hope and not expectations.

— Danny Boyle

Everything is possible. You once told me not too long ago we should always have hope and I do.

— T.S. Krupa, Safe & Sound

When a woman opens up about her fertility struggles, I feel less alone, and I hope to help others in the same way.

— Virginia Williams

I think and hope and believe that the Japanese government and the people of Japan will be happy and content with the progress of justice in this case and that it will not become a great issue in the future.

— Howard Baker

But we believe – nay, Lord we only hope, That one day we shall thank thee perfectlyFor pain and hope and all that led or droveUs back into the bosom of thy love.

— George MacDonald, A Hidden Life and Other Poems

I pour another drink and wash the taste of dashed dreams from the back of my tongue. I feel half-dead, but my broken heart somehow still beats. What a stubborn, senseless organ, to keep going when all hope and happiness are lost.

— Julie Johnson, The Monday Girl

You must have hope in a better future and have faith in this hope. But then you must forget your hope and focus on this moment now.

— Kamand Kojouri

And the fight for who we are, for who we hope to become, has only begun.

— Madalyn Beck, Dragon Hearts & Dandelion Fuzz

A nurse later told me that I was her ‘”One.” Meaning, I was her one story of hope to tell others who are facing similar odds against them.


I hope my forgiveness reminds you, Of the part you forgot to break in me.

— Jenim Dibie

I don’t remember deciding to become a writer. You decide to become a dentist or a postman. For me, writing is like being gay. You finally admit that this is who you are, you come out and hope that no one runs away.

— Mark Haddon

But what if you’re wrong?What if there’s more?What if there’s hope you never dreamed of hoping for?What if you jump?And just close your eyes?What if the arms that catch you, catch you by surprise?What if He’s more than enough?What if it’s love?

— Nichole Nordeman

No man can escape the shadow of his own character.” Let us hope we are casting the right kind of shadow!

— Abha Maryada Banerjee, Nucleus: Power Women: Lead from the Core

I have no regrets from my past only pride over how far I have come to be the person I am today and hope that tomorrow I will be even better.

— Avina Celeste

Her shoes were comfortable. They reflected her hope for the evening.

— William Peter Blatty, The Exorcist

Life is a piece of art drawn by love on the canvas of hope with the colors of desires, wants, and needs.

— Debasish Mridha

The way you remember the past depends upon your hope for the future. And if what you see in your future has no hope, it has no potential, then you view the past that brought you to here as not very good.

— Story Musgrave

Hold your head high stick your chest out. You can make it. It gets dark sometimes but morning comes. … Keep hope alive.

— Jesse Jackson

There is only one hope for mankind – and that is democratic socialism. There is only one party in Great Britain which can do it – and that is the Labour Party.

— Aneurin Bevan

When we understand the illusory nature of life and the profound power of eternal love, which enables us to create miracles and experience the presence of our deceased loved ones, we find ourselves living with joy, hope and peace.

— Susan Barbara Apollon, Touched by the Extraordinary, Book Two

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

I hope when people ask what you’re going to do with your English and/or creative writing degree you’ll say: … Carry it with me, as I do everything that matters.

— Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar

We restore order through the imagination. We restore hope over and over and over again … .

— Walt Disney Company, Saving Mr Banks the Official Multi Touch Book

I hope there have been times when I made you all proud, or made you all smile or at least piqued your interest in this wonderful institution we call government.

— John Rowland

He’s extremely dehydrated and we’ll need to get fluids into him as soon as possible if he’s to have a hope of surviving

— Eliot Schrefer, Endangered

We should always hope and expect to see a brand new day filled with hope, love and joy.

— Bamigboye Olurotimi

There are many young talents in Brazil. There is a lot of hope in Felipe Massa. It is very difficult to judge him in his first year, but by the end of the end we are going to have a better position how he does in Formula One.

— Emerson Fittipaldi

I know that you cannot live on hope alone, but without it, life is not worth living. And you…And you…And you…Gotta give em hope.

— Harvey Milk, The Harvey Milk Interviews: In His Own Words

If there is to be any hope of prosperity for this country it is by reversing that policy which made us simply the kitchen garden for supplying the British with cheap food.

— Eamon de Valera

A little politeness might smooth the way ahead. Knowing it was his turn to be dispatched, the best he could hope for was as swift a death as the one Massetti had so thanklessly received.

— Victoria Lamb

Whenever we proceed from the known into the unknown we may hope to understand, but we may have to learn at the same time a new meaning of the word ‘understanding.

— Werner Heisenberg, Physics and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science

The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do something to love and something to hope for.

— Joseph Addison

Please understand. Please forgive me.I prayed every day for you to be alive, until hope became painful.Don’t hate me.I still love you.

— Lauren Oliver, Requiem

If your hope disappoints you, it is the wrong kind of hope. You see, hope in God never disappoints, precisely because it is hope *in God.* This means that hope placed in any other thing will always end up disappointing.

— Paul David Tripp, A Quest For More: Living For Something Bigger than You

Those who trust and hope in the Lord, will forever be happy.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

I hope to find the roles that are age appropriate but not yearning to be younger, or parenting ad nauseam.

— Debra Winger

Neve, you’re wicked, ” he groaned as she rocked up against him even harder. “I hope that’s not a problem for you, ” she panted.

— Amanda Carlson, Aces Wild

Let dreams shine. Let hope bloom again.

— Debasish Mridha

The abuse dies in a day, but the denial slays the life of the people, and entombs the hope of the race.

— Charles Bradlaugh

I hope we can keep doing it this way – making music and art that are pure products of our influences while not really having to let the whole celebrity side of it get in the way. Then maybe more virtual bands will come out and do the same thing.

— Damon Albarn

Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good.

— Calvin Coolidge

Even if my songs are quite sad or quite dark, I don’t want my songs to make people sad. It’s very important for me that all my songs have some kind of hope or light.

— Aurora

When all hope is lost, remember that light can be found even in the deepest of oceans.

— G.C. Julien

There are so many things in life I hope to experience and attend, but so many more I’m hoping that I miss.

— Heather Kehoe

She told herself that she longed greatly to go back to those dear merry days when life was seen through a rosy mist of hope and illusion, and possessed an indefinable something that had passed away forever. Where was it now–the glory and the dream?

— L.M. Montgomery

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

I have hope in children. In children and warriors. In children who fuck like children and warriors who fight like brave men.

— Roberto Bolaño, The Last Interview and Other Conversations

Even in the hardest circumstances, dreams can give you the courage to live, and I hope I can share that message with children in need.

— Kim Yuna

Those who unconsciously despair yet put on the mask of optimism are not necessarily wise. But those who have not given up hope can succeed only if they are hardheaded realists, shed all illusions, and fully appreciate the difficulties.

— Erich Fromm, To Have or to Be? The Nature of the Psyche

A person that doesn’t know their worth will never know yours. Therefore, the longer you hang onto hope that they will finally see your worth is the moment you start to depreciate in value.

— Shannon L. Alder

The engine that drives all your activities is hope. What you hope in shapes you.

— Matt Chandler

Many believe – and I believe – that I have been designated for this work by God. In spite of my old age, I do not want to give it up; I work out of love for God and I put all my hope in Him.

— Michelangelo

Thomas Edison’s last words were ‘It’s very beautiful over there’. I don’t know where there is, but I believe it’s somewhere, and I hope it’s beautiful

— John Green

I really feel like life will dictate itself. You should allow it to unfold as naturally as possible. Just go with the flow. When you’re really desperate, you say a few prayers and hope for the best. That’s the way I’ve always lived my life.

— Shania Twain

I wanted to apologize but what could I say? I’m sorry but I’m afraid my fangs might freak you out. Oh and by the way my eyes sort of glow in the dark when I get excited. I hope you’re cool with that.

— Heather Jensen, Blood and Guitars

Why do we live out every day as if there is no hope to overcome our chaos and no possibility for living a stressed-less life when Scripture repeatedly reassures us that God has the power and the peace to make that happen?

— Tracie Miles, Stressed-Less Living: Finding God’s Peace in Your Chaotic World

Let it be told to the future world that in the depth of winter, when nothing but hope and virtue could survive, that the city and the country, alarmed at one common danger, came forth to meet it.

— Barack Obama

Forgiveness means letting go of the hope for a better past.

— Lama Surya Das

Keep America strong. Strong in our values, strong in our economy, and strong in our military might. We hope to never have to use our military strength, but the world counts on a strong America to keep the worst actors from doing the worst things.

— Mitt Romney

I long for some connection, to the real and those who love them, and hope that my fiction can reach beyond the veil, that I might touch someone and make them feel something…or something.

— Shannon Celebi

Without hope, Chöd practitioners are freed from the limits of hope and fear; having cut the ropes of grasping, definitely enlightened, where does one go?

— Machik Labdrön, Making the Old New Again and Again: Legitimation and Innovation in the Tibetan Buddhist Chöd Tradition

We cannot hope to change a nation without facing trials and persecution in the process

— Sunday Adelaja

I hope for the day when everyone can speak again of God without embarrassment.

— Paul Tillich

Starting out a new day gives hope for new adventures, villains and hero’s to cross your path. Make the most of it.

— Anastasia Bolinder

Anticipating death and calling it gain, Christians are evangelists of the grotesque. The very hope of the Gospel rests directly upon our ability to imagine a world in which suffering serves as the soil from which resurrection springs.

— Ben Palpant

I’ve got no tolerance for a man who hurts women. Every man on this planet owes his life to a woman. I hope they catch the bastard and hang him by his nuts.

— Pamela Clare, Skin Deep

The sickening pang of hope deferr’d.

— Walter Scott

Tell them there are no holes for your fingers in the masks ofmen. Tell them how could you ever even hope to love what you can’tgrab onto.

— David Foster Wallace, Girl with Curious Hair

Life is only worth living because we hope it will get better and we’ll all get home safely.

— Deborah Levy, Swimming Home

Pain and darkness have been our lot since the Fall of Man. But there must be some hope that we can rise to a higher level … that consciousness can evolve to a plane more benevolent than its counterpoint of a universe hardwired to indifference.

— Dan Simmons, The Fall of Hyperion

Only, I felt, by some such attempt to write history in terms of personal life could I rescue something that might be of value, some element of truth and hope and usefulness, from the smashing up of my own youth by the war.

— Vera Brittain, Testament of Youth

The strong lines of the woman’s face bespoke hard-won wisdom and courage, and somehow that made watching her more difficult. If such a woman could be defeated by Elantris, what hope was there for Raoden?

— Brandon Sanderson, Elantris

i hope thatwhoever you arewherever you areand no matter howyou are feelingyou will always have somethingto smile about.

— Sanober Khan

I hope that the women who wear my perfume will have men all over them.

— Reem Acra

There is hope for survival of life.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

When a soothing wind blows gently love through the thistledown of expectations, hope may inveigle the future for timeless care and tenderness to be anchored in a bay of good luck. (“Happiness blowing in the wind” )

— Erik Pevernagie

The word of God gives strength to my bones, power to my spirit and hope to my soul.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Real hope is a real sense of knowing that your best days are yet to come, so dream on. What you can conceive is what you can achieve.

— DeWayne Owens

Demon possession strains the boundaries of credulity, given the sheer number of times it seems to happen. One would really hope demons had better things to do with their time.

— Kelley Armstrong, Omens

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream was a manifestation of hope that humanity might one day get out of its own way by finding the courage to realize that love and nonviolence are not indicators of weakness but gifts of significant strength.

— Aberjhani, Illuminated Corners: Collected Essays and Articles Volume I.

He owe his wife a debt he couldn’t hope to pay with any coin save one: open the cage and let the bird fly.

— Colleen McCullough, The Touch

I think I’ll always be famous. I just hope I don’t become infamous.

— CeeLo Green

Myrtle Mae, you have a lot to learn, and I hope you never learn it.

— Mary Chase, Harvey

To struggle when hope is banished. To live when life’s salt is gone! To dwell in a dream that’s vanished- To endure and go calmly on!

— Ben Johnson

It would still be a long way until she was completely free, but the door had been cracked open and a smidgen of hope broke through the darkness.

— J.E.B. Spredemann, An Unforgivable Secret

I hope ‘The Voice’ has a fifteen-year run, don’t get me wrong. But I come from nothing, and maybe it’s the Irish in me, but my attitude is always like, ‘They’ll figure me out soon.’

— Carson Daly

Modernity exists in the form of a desire to wipe out whatever came earlier, in the hope of reaching at least a point that could be called a true present, a point of origin that marks a new departure.

— Paul de Man

From hope evolves faith. From faith evolves belief. From belief evolves expectations. From expectations evolve success. As long as you have hope you can achieve success.

— DeWayne Owens

The possibility that hope comes out of hopelessness and that the opposite of things carry the seeds of birth – love out of hate, good out of evil. Didn’t flowers grow out of dirt?

— Robert Cormier, After the First Death

So I tried my best to stifle hope. Because hope’s twin was despair, and despair was infinitely worse. If hope hurt, then despair was the absence of hurt. It was the absence of feeling. It was the absence of caring. I wanted very much to care.

— S. Jae-Jones, Wintersong

You can always get the truth from an American statesman after he has turned seventy or given up all hope of the Presidency.

— Wendell Phillips

I am not a fairy godmother or anything of that sort, but I hope to give you a happy home and a good education, and to send you out into the world true, brave, generous men, prepared to serve God truly all the days of your life.”~Aunt Persis

— Constance Savery

Part of the power of all storytelling is reassurance, offering hope to those sat in the darkness, that good can succeed and wrongdoing fail.

— Charles Sturridge

I try to be rational and suppress the hope that this is for real, but hope has a way of closing its eyes to reason and it just keeps growing. 

— Tammara Webber, Between the Lines

As long as my Duke remains unmarried some of the Great Houses can still hope for alliance.

— Frank Herbert, Dune

You try as a parent. You love beyond reason. You fight beyond endurance. You hope beyond despair.You never think, until the very last moment, that it still might not be enough.

— Lisa Gardner, Live to Tell

Teachers have a chance to mold someone, inspire them. I hope all teachers realize that.

— Kevin James

Every time you dive, you hope you’ll see something new – some new species. Sometimes the ocean gives you a gift, sometimes it doesn’t.

— James Cameron

We have to do a better job at the work of anthropology if we hope to maintain our role in the public discourse.

— Christopher W. Brooks, Urban Apologetics

When has been disappointed for so long, hope becomes the enemy. One cannot be dashed to the earth unless one is lifted first, and I learned to avoid hope.

— Robin Hobb, Fool’s Assassin

Heaven gives us hope and makes our present burdens easier to bear.

— Billy Graham

You just don’t have faith!” Frank repeated.”Well I hope I never get it! It’s like being hit by a hammer in the head!

— Kim Stanley Robinson, Red Mars

I hope to stand firm enough to not go backward, and yet not go forward fast enough to wreck the country’s cause.

— Abraham Lincoln

When it’s said and done, the one thing I want to leave on this earth is hope. I have felt hopelessness, and it’s a terrible feeling. Hopelessness will destroy you. I want to bring hope to other people.

— Paula Deen

Every day is a new day and every sunrise brings hope to the hopeless”.

— Abdulazeez Henry Musa

Our only hope lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary spirit and go into a sometimes hostile world declaring eternal hostility to poverty, racism, and militarism

— Martin Luther King Jr.

The quest for a lost city erodes your body, damaging you beyond all reason. But it is your mind that bears the heaviest toll. Listen to the doubters, the worriers and the weak, and the vaguest hope of success evaporates.

— Tahir Shah, House of the Tiger King: The Quest for a Lost City

Because of what Jesus Christ did for us through His cross and resurrection, we know that we have hope for the future.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.

— Albert Einstein

The difference between hope and despair is a different way of telling stories from the same facts.

— Alain de Botton

We hope that we will live only because we must be with God, as alive as He is.

— Sorin Cerin, Wisdom Collection: The Book of Wisdom

Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.

— Friedrich Nietzsche

When I was young, my ambition was to be one of the people who made a difference in this world. My hope is to leave the world a little better for having been there.

— Jim Henson

Oh no, ” I said, because if our life is just one endless song about hope and regret, then “oh no” is apparently that song’s chorus, the words we always return to.

— Brock Clarke, An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England

Solidarity and interdependence, a sense of worth, a pride and hope in the future: these are positive gains for those who believe in progressive politics and the beneficial role of government, rather than a detriment.

— David Blunkett

I wonder who in their right mind thought I was mature enough for this: motherhood, home ownership, a career, adulthood in general. I hope I have them all fooled, that I have any clue at all what I’m doing.

— Cassandra Dunn, The Art of Adapting

I hope I didn’t bore you too much with my life story.

— Elvis Presley

If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.

— E.M. Forster, What I Believe and Other Essays

I angle my head down and peer up at him through my lashes in what I hope is an alluring manner. I have zero experience in this area though, so it’s possible I look like a total moron.

— Rachel Morgan, The Faerie Guardian

You can find hope in despair. Dwell on positive thoughts.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

I hope there’s a tinge of disgrace about me. Hopefully, there’s one good scandal left in me yet.

— Diana Rigg

What greater aspiration and challenge are there for a mother than the hope of raising a great son or daughter?

— Rose Kennedy

I hope people don’t take kittens on a whim, like they would a toy, then not care for them.

— Shirley Rousseau Murphy, Cat on the Money

All you have in comedy, in general, is just going with your instincts. You can only hope that other people think that what you think is funny is funny. I don’t have an answer but I just try to plough straight ahead.

— Will Ferrell

Old Barley might be as old as thee hills, and might swear like a whole field of troopers, but there were redeeming youth and trust and hope enough in Chinks’s Basin to fill it to overflowing.

— Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

There must be logical minds among all species if they hope to survive. Not everyone can be bridled with hope and optimism.

— Kayla Krantz, The Council

It is only by not paying one’s bills that one can hope to live in the memory of the commercial classes.

— Oscar Wilde

He never had any real hope in the affair from the beginning;but being a cheerful hobbit he had not needed hope, as long as despair could be postponed.

— J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers

I can only hope to be 10 percent of the mom mine was to me. She encouraged me to be confident and enjoy life. That’s what I want for my son.

— Charlize Theron

Right on the other side of our fears resides hope and happiness. We get stuck in our lives afraid to walk over there when it’s a much kinder place.

— Ron Baratono

During all my years as an evangelist, my message has always been the Gospel of Christ.It is not a Western religion, nor is it a message of one culture or political system . , .it is a message of life and hope for all the world.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

I usually write about ordinary people and ordinary things, but Paul Farmer is the least ordinary person I’ve ever met… He’s the leader of a small group of people who hope to cure a sick world, and I hope my book can help in some small way.

— Tracy Kidder

We put our hope and trust in the living God.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Without pain there is no future or any hope to get better in your life.

— Madis Barnabas

Our imagination and hope become a reality if we have the courage to believe and take action to realize them.

— Debasish Mridha

Each morning the winds of the city moan and weep with lost souls clinging to hope of reliving the memories of yesterday.

— Jason E. Hodges

Get going. Move forward. Aim High. Plan a takeoff. Don’t just sit on the runway and hope someone will come along and push the airplane. It simply won’t happen. Change your attitude and gain some altitude. Believe me, you’ll love it up here.

— Donald J. Trump

If I ever stop challenging myself, then I am getting lazy and comfortable and I am no longer growing. I hope to use life’s challenges as stepping stones to ever greater things.

— Roz Savage, Rowing the Atlantic: Lessons Learned on the Open Ocean

I didn’t say you weren’t, but moving on the hope that some man will hire you seems a bit risky.”No more so than diggin’ in the dirt for your dreams—only to find it’s your grave you’ve been diggin’.

— Judith Pella

What crucial conversations need to be readdressed in your personal and professional relationships in order for you to gain peace, clarity, and resolution? Create the space in your life to readdress what needs to be given hope for healing.

— Susan C. Young

With great emptiness and a vacuum none can fill we push on through the shadows, complied to walk in the darkness and never allowed to appreciate it with the hope of a light unseen but we will still get there.

— Emmoduro

Never leave a friend behind. Friends are all we have to get us through this life–and they are the only things from this world that we could hope to see in the next.

— Dean Koontz, Fear Nothing

You used to be the best to make life be real to me, and I hope that you’re still out there and you’re like you used to be

— Warren Zevon, Reconsider Me: The Love Songs

I am thrilled to write ‘The Treasure Chest, ‘ and to bring to life not only the childhoods of famous people from history, but also the characters of Maisie and Felix, who I hope you will fall in love with just as I have!

— Ann Hood

Hope is the only good that is common to all men those who have nothing else possess hope still.

— Thales

I just hope I don’t become so blissful I become boring. I think I’ll always be neurotic enough to do something weird.

— Kurt Cobain

I’m actually not a big fan of the word hope. I think it’s a depressing word. I don’t want to hope – I want to know. Like I don’t hope there’s a God, I know there’s a God.

— Kelly Clarkson

People tend to overstate my resilience, but, of course, I hope they’re right.

— David Brudnoy

If we were rational enough to judge what we are fed based on what we are fed, those in the business of selling us hope (i.e., public speakers, presidents, priests, etc.) wouldn’t wear suits.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

I hope I’m saving lives. There are very few people in their careers that have the opportunity to do something to benefit mankind.

— Stephanie Kwolek

Believe in yourself, your abilities and your own potential. Never let self-doubt hold you captive. You are worthy of all that you dream of and hope for.

— Roy Bennett

To whom could I put this question (with any hope of an answer)? Does being able to live without someone you loved mean you loved her less than you thought…?

— Roland Barthes

Who knows until we experience it? I think that heaven and reincarnation are both ways of making us feel better about what happens to people’s souls after death. I hope at least one of them is true.

— Cat Patrick, Forgotten

If adrenaline was a catalyst for strength then hope was the catalyst for endurance.

— Marianne Banks, Keepsake Self Storage

Where there is life, hope prevails.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

I hope you know I love you, not just because I tell you so at every opportunity, but because I show you so as often as the sun sets.

— Richelle E. Goodrich, Slaying Dragons

Ali’s got a left, Ali’s got a right – when he knocks you down, you’ll sleep for the night; and when you lie on the floor and the ref counts to ten, hope and pray that you never meet me again.

— Muhammad Ali

We hope you have found challenge in your path this morning.” — Laniel, Abbot of Bilkar the Furred

— Jordan MacLean, Guardian Last

It’s bewildering to me how you can just start chatting with a complete stranger on Facebook, and – next thing you know – it seems as if there’s some intense connection with the person – or at least you feel that closeness and hope it’s mutual

— Zack Love, The Syrian Virgin

Without an abundance of hope and happiness, it will be difficult to accumulate an abundance of wealth.

— Debasish Mridha

Let us hope for the best, let us dream and go for the quest.

— Debasish Mridha

What was that?” Rich combined the pain of a crooked arm with the indignity of a flicked ear. I could only hope the situation didn’t escalate to the dreaded purple nurple.

— Molly Harper, Nice Girls Don’t Have Fangs

I like who I am when I’m with her. And I hope that she feels the same way. If she doesn’t, we shouldn’t be together, no matter how I feel about it.

— Jennifer Linsky, Flowers of Luna

Was President Obama’s endorsement of gay marriage crassly political? God, I hope so.

— Timothy Noah

She seemed so happy, so at peace, and I wondered how anybody around me could feel that way when liquid fire was raging inside me, when fear was mingling with hope and clutching itself around my ankles.

— Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Purple Hibiscus

The health of an enlightened and progressive society is measured by how vibrant is its science fiction, since that is where true self-critique and appraisal and hope lie.

— David Brin

Do not lose hope — what you seek will be found. Trust ghosts. Trust those that you have helped to help you in their turn. Trust dreams. Trust your heart, and trust your story. (from ‘Instructions’)

— Neil Gaiman, Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders

His parents called him Youngster. They did this in the subconcious hope that he might take the hint. Wensleydale gave the impression of having been born with a mental age of 47.

— Terry Pratchett, Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

…we are partisan in favor of our own children and grandchildren, who we hope can live in a world that doesn’t poison them when they drink the water, breathe the air, or make a living.

— Bill Bigelow

I hope you remember that if you encounter an obstacle on the road, don’t think of it as an obstacle at all… think of it as a challenge to find a new path on the road less traveled.

— Hyeonseo Lee, The Girl with Seven Names: A North Korean Defector’s Story

The day hope shall die, perplexity shall kill so many people. In so far as hope is alive, keep hoping!

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah, Religion, Philosophy and life

Individual and corporate support is vital to building on London’s leadership in the arts, and I hope others will join me in wanting to build on the National’s role at the heart of modern theatre and sustaining it long into the future.

— Lloyd Dorfman

Plants can feel pressure and emotion. When something is said or done with intention, a plant can respond. So every day we tell our tree that it is beautiful, it will get more and more beautiful. I hope that tree knew how beautiful I thought it was.

— Kate McGahan, Jack McAfghan: Return from Rainbow Bridge

It is often when night looks darkest, it is often before the fever breaks that one senses the gathering momentum for change, when one feels that resurrection of hope in the midst of despair and apathy.

— Hillary Clinton

I hope that in victory we are more grateful than proud.

— David Brooks

I believe that when a person has hope in the future, believe in their ability to achieve and understand that God made them for a purpose, then they will, in the end, and achieve great things.

— John Patrick Hickey, Oops! Did I Really Post That

I hope to grow another head and two more hands, like an Indian goddess.

— Bibhu Mohapatra

One can only hope that our horizons widen as we grow taller.

— J.R. Tompkins

Whether your glass is half full or half empty, hope can fill it up.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

I want to encourage you by letting you know that there’s hope for you and your situation whatever you are dealing with. God is intimately involved with every detail of your future and His desire is for you to be an overcomer.

— Sue Augustine, When Your Past Is Hurting Your Present: Getting Beyond Fears That Hold You Back

I don’t expect answers from anyone. The most I ever hope for is that here and there one may find someone who at least acknowledges the question!

— Anne Perry

I hope that energy-efficient LED light bulbs will help reduce energy use and lower the cost of lighting worldwide.

— Shuji Nakamura

Though the fire and water tried to overtake me, I have come out to a place of great abundance and God has given me hope again.

— Robin Bertram, No Regrets: How Loving Deeply and Living Passionately Can Impact Your Legacy Forever

For what it’s worth: it’s never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you’re proud of, and if you find you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over again.

— F. Scott Fitzgerald

I just held her hand and tried to imagine the world without us and for about one second I was a good enough person to hope she died so she would never know that I was going, too. But then I wanted more time so we could fall in love.

— John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

In a World where people are surrounded by darkness, ignorance and fear, it is a sign of hope to be celebrating Islam’s message of peace and light, and the last great Messenger, born and chosen to deliver them to all mankind.

— Cat Stevens

Christ in you is the hope of glory…” “Your life moves in the direction of your most dominant thought” “Love is never unsure” “Truth demands a response

— Various

Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand.

— Thomas Aquinas

Without hope there is no faith and without faith it is impossible to love. If we do not embrace love we cannot embrace hope and therefore have no purpose.

— Matthew James Elliott

The gift that has been given to me says much about our capacity for great compassion and generosity, and I hope it sends an inspiring message to others about the importance of organ donation.

— Steven Cojocaru

Man’s only true happiness is to live in hope of something to be won by him. Reverence something to be worshipped by him, and love something to be cherished by him, forever.

— John Ruskin

Don’t stand back with your arms folded step forward… There is hope and light to resist injustice and promote peace without violence.

— Adolfo Perez Esquivel

We have a choice. We can embrace our humanness, which means embracing our broken natures and the compassion that remains our best hope for healing. Or we can deny our brokenness, forswear compassion, and, as a result, deny our own humanity.

— Bryan Stevenson

I hope we’ll be friends.” His grin was pure sin…. She stuck with the truth. “I hope we won’t be enemies.

— Dana Marton, Flash Fire

Like swimming squirrels, you navigate with the help of Heaven and a stiff breeze, but you never land where you hope to—do you?

— Robert W. Chambers

Everyone has to have hope in their life, or they will eventually become your enemy.

— Jim Morris

Hope doesn’t disappoint. God is FAITHFUL to His promises. Being delayed is a part of God’s plan for our lives. So don’t lose hope everything will come forth at the appointed time.

— Prophetess Dina Rolle

It was hope that brought me love.

— Nely Cab, Marker of Hope

Totally without hope one cannot live. To live without hope is to cease to live. Hell is hopelessness. It is no accident that above the entrance to Dante’s hell is the inscription: “Leave behind all hope, you who enter here.

— Jürgen Moltmann, Theology of Hope

I sometimes wonder whether our churches–living as we do in American death-denying culture, relentlessly smiling through our praise choruses–are inadvertently helping people live not as much in hope as in denial.

— Mark Galli

I’m going to sit back, light up, and hope I don’t chew the cigarette to pieces.

— Vin Scully

False hope is a terrible thing, if its the only thing keeping you alive you’ll be dead by dawn.

— Charlie Rae

I will not allow my mistakes of the past compromise my hope for the future.

— Charles F. Glassman, Brain Drain The Breakthrough That Will Change Your Life

We had firsthand witnessed the ethereal evil of crushing hope just when it had peaked—like an open door, visible to you as you approach it from miles away, just closing on you when you have only two more yards to go.

— Pawan Mishra, Coinman: An Untold Conspiracy

Hope prevails in the dark. Like a lighthouse calling out to a lost ship at sea, hope will bring you through every personal storm. It is our encouragement and guide to safety. Hope is found in the arms of God.

— Cheryl Zelenka

But when nothing in your life happens in a positive frame, it is difficult to think positively and hope for the best.

— Faraaz Kazi

Nothing you write, if you hope to be good, will ever come out as you first hoped.

— Lillian Hellman

Between hope and despair treads a life without love!

— Manoj Vaz

A positive attitude will help you edge out cynicism and pessimism to restore hope and optimism.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Preparation: 8 Ways to Plan with Purpose & Intention for Positive Impact

Yet I can’t bring myself to derail from her nor can I reject what I feel in the most primitive parts of me: hope. Because that’s what I feel with her, hope that the world can get better. Hope that a normal life can exist someday.

— Jocelyn White, The Ezekiel Experience