Hope Quotes

We all have dreams and goals, but when life gets difficult, we need a little hope to keep going and not give up. Hope is what helps us accomplish goals, and having a strong mindset that things will get better and a reminder that hard times do not last forever.

Browse through a collection of quotes about hope and hope sayings from philosophers, celebrities, writers and more expressing their thoughts on hope, ways of staying strong, their advice and personal experience during times of difficulties and more.


 

Richard M. DeVos- A world of optimism and hope

Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A 'you can do it' when things are tough. Richard M. DeVos
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Mignon McLaughlin- When hope is hungry

When hope is hungry, everything feeds it.      Mignon McLaughlin
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George Allen- Fighting and adjusting to survive life

One of the most difficult things everyone has to learn is that for your entire life you must keep fighting and adjusting if you hope to survive. No matter who you are or what your position is you must keep fighting for whatever it is you desire to achieve. George Allen
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Hope is a Ferris wheel- Robin Herrera

Hope is a Ferris wheel- It takes low and high; And when you reach the top, It’s like you can touch the sky! And when it takes you down hope becomes a thing that, When you’re getting off, You take with you to bring. Robin Herrera
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To struggle when hope is banished– Ben Jonson

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 Jonson
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Hope Can Be Wonderful or It Can Crush Your Heart- Harlan Coben

Hope can be the most wonderful thing in the world or it can crush your heart like an eggshell. Harlan Coben
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Faith is taking the first step – Martin Luther King Jr

Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.      Martin Luther King Jr.
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May your choices reflect your hopes-Nelson Mandela

May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.      Nelson Mandela
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Love is better than anger- Jack Layton

My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world.      Jack Layton
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Seeking Challenges and Finding the Best in Ourselves- Robert Rodriguez

Only by seeking challenges can we hope to find the best in ourselves.      Robert Rodriguez
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Toba Beta- Broken Hears Will Become Strong

Broken heart will turn into a stronger one within hope. Toba Beta
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Barack Obama-While we breathe, we will hope

While we breathe, we will hope. Barack Obama
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Barack Obama- Go Out and Make Good Things Happen

The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.      Barack Obama
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Sonya Parker- You Are a Fighter with Hopes For Better Days

If you were a quitter you would have given up on life a long time ago. The fact that you're still here proves that you're a fighter with hopes of better days. Sonya Parker
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Ana Monnar- Don’t Ever Lose Hope

Don’t ever lose hope because better days will come. Ana Monnar
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Richard Tovish- Even in our darkest hour, We will find better days

The very second you begin to doubt is the minute you lose sight of your outcome. Even in our darkest hour, we will find better days. Don't let the years pass, reflecting the light that becomes your shadow. Richard Tovish
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Nhat Hanh- Tomorrow Will Be Better

Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today. Nhat Hanh
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Dave G. Llewelyn- Being There For Someone

Just being there for someone can sometimes bring hope when all seems hopeless. Dave G. Llewelyn
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Orison Swett Marden-There is no medicine like hope

There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow. Orison Swett Marden
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J. Cole- Just Follow Your Own Heart

I'm here to spread a message of hope. Follow your heart. Don't follow what you've been told you're supposed to do. J. Cole
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J. Cole- On Losing Respect

If I lost your respect...I'm just hope you don't look at me as something you regret. J. Cole
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John Lennon- Keeping Hope Alive

What we’ve got to do is keep hope alive. Because without it we’ll sink. John Lennon It is easy to forget about hope when we are in the midst of adversity. Having hope means to have a positive attitude towards problems. It is the ability to see good in the future. According to this quote by John Lennon, it is important to keep hope in our hearts, because without it, we will fail at life. Hope brings joy and enables
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Henry Rollins- Things Will Be Better Tomorrow

Disappointment always arrives before hope and the darkness of night comes before the dawn. Don’t lose hope now because things will get brighter with the new day.      Henry Rollins
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April Winchell- Wishing You A Tolerable Thursday

I wish you a tolerable Thursday. That's all any of us can hope for.      April Winchell
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Mike Dooley- Definition of Life

Life's not about expecting, hoping and wishing, it's about doing, being and becoming. It's about the choices you've just made, and the ones you're about to make, it's about the things you choose to say- today. - Mike Dooley
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George Chakiris- On Dark Times

No matter how dark the moment, love and hope are always possible.
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Gilbert K. Chesterton Quote On Love, Hope, ​and Forgiveness

To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless. Gilbert K. Chesterton
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Maya Angelou – Love and barriers

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. If love is meant to happen, it will. As Maya Angelou says in this quotation, love will happen no matter what if it was meant to. On the flip side, if love was not meant to happen, do not force it. Do not continue to date someone or hope for something. Love should be a natural process that will take care
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Doe Zantamata- Good Friends

Good friends help you to find important things when you have lost them your smile, your hope, and your courage. Doe Zantamata
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Hal Lindsey- Living Without Hope

Man can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air, but only for one second without hope. Hal Lindsey
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Giving up or Trying Again quote

When the world says, "Give up," Hope whispers, "Try it one more time. Unknown Author
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Albert Einstein Life advice quote

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. Albert Einstein
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Arthur Miller- Ending Up With Right Regrets

Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets. Arthur Miller
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George Bernard Shaw-Without Hope

He who has never hoped can never despair. - George Bernard Shaw
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Dalai Lama- Never Lose Hope

There is a saying in Tibetan, Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.' No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that's our real disaster. Dalai Lama
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Henry Ward Beecher Quote On having Hope

Hope is sweet-minded and sweet-eyed. It draws pictures; it weaves fancies; it fills the future with delight. Henry Ward Beecher
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Paul Laurence Dunbar- Hope is Tenacious

Hope is tenacious. It goes on living and working when science has dealt it what should be its deathblow.      Paul Laurence Dunbar
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Manel Loureiro Quote On Hope

We always kept in our hearts the most noble, beautiful feeling that sets human beings apart: hope. Manel Loureiro
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Anne Lamott- Hope Begins In the Dark

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. Anne Lamott
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Lin Yutang- Hope is Unknown Road

Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.      Lin Yutang
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Samuel Smiles Quote On Hope

Hope is the companion of power, and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles. Samuel Smiles
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Abraham Cowley- Hope is a Cheap Cure

Of all ills that one endures, hope is a cheap and universal cure. Abraham Cowley
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O. S. Marden- No Medicine Like Hope

There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow. O. S. Marden
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Eric Swensson- Hope is For The Sick and Tired

Hope is medicine for a soul that's sick and tired. Eric Swensson
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Soren Kierkegaard Quote: Hope is Passion

Hope is passion for what is possible. Soren Kierkegaard
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Robert G. Ingersoll- Hope is a Universal Liar

Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity. Robert G. Ingersoll
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Christopher Reeve- Anything is Possible With Hope

Once you choose hope, anything's possible. Christopher Reeve
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Emily Dickinson Quote On Hope

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all. Emily Dickinson
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Barbara Kingsolver- Hope Is Renewable

Hope is a renewable option: If you run out of it at the end of the day, you get to start over in the morning. Barbara Kingsolver
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Hong Kong Proverb On Having Hope

As long as we have hope, we have direction, the energy to move, and the map to move by      Hong Kong Proverb
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Julie Donner Andersen- Hope Giving Us Peace and Strength

Hope is a beautiful thing. It gives us peace and strength, and keeps us going when all seems lost. Accepting what you cannot change doesn't mean you have given up on hope. It just means you have to focus your hope on more humanly tangible and attainable goals. Julie Donner Andersen
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Catherine Pulsifer- Never Give Up

Never give up. Expect only the best from life and take action to get it. Catherine Pulsifer
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Charles H. Spurgeon- Hope is Like a Star

Hope itself is like a star- not to be seen in the sunshine of prosperity, and only to be discovered in the night of adversity.      Charles H. Spurgeon
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Theodore Roosevelt- At The End of Your Rope

When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on. Theodore Roosevelt
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Shah Rukh Khan- Keep Hope in Your Heart

Walk on with hope in your heart, and you'll never walk alone. Shah Rukh Khan
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Tony DeLiso- Keep Best Wishes Close To Heart

Keep your best wishes, close to your heart and watch what happens. Tony DeLiso
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Laini Taylor- Hope is Powerful

Hope can be a powerful force. Maybe there's no actual magic in it, but when you know what you hope for most and hold it like a light within you, you can make things happen, almost like magic. Laini Taylor
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Pittacus Lore- Lost Hope

When you have lost hope, you have lost everything. And when you think all is lost, when all is dire and bleak, there is always hope.      Pittacus Lore
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Martin Luther King Jr Quote On Dark Times

Only in the darkness can you see the stars. Martin Luther King Jr
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Robert H. Schuller Quote On Shaping The Future

Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future. Robert H. Schuller
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Thich Nhat Hanh- The Importance of Having Hope

Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today. Thich Nhat Hanh
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Desmond Tutu- Seeing Light with Hope

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. Desmond Tutu
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Theocritus- There is Hope In Life

Where there's life, there's hope.       Theocritus
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Native American Proverb On Time and Moving Forward

No river can return to its source, yet all rivers must have a beginning.      Native American Proverb
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Helen Keller Quote On Staying Positive

Keep your eyes on the sun and you will not see the shadows.   Helen Keller    
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African Proverb On Positivity

However long the night, the dawn will break. - African Proverb        The word 'night' is symbolic in this proverb for a dark period of time, which is only temporary because of dawn will break. These short, inspiring words also apply to life. If you are going a difficult time, you will eventually see the light at the end of the tunnel. Nothing in life last forever-- our pain, disappointment, and sorrows are only for a short time.
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Yiddish (on marriage)

Every pot will find its lid.     
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R. Cotgrave- Every Jack has his Jill

Every jack has his jill; if only they can find each other.   R. Cotgrave    
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Eric Hoffer Quote On Disappointments

Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy - the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.      Eric Hoffer
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Martin Luther King, Jr Quote On Hope and Disappointment

We must accept finite disappointment but never lose infinite hope.    Martin Luther King, Jr
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Barack Obama Quote On False Hope

In the unlikely story that is America, there has never been anything false about hope. Barack Obama
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Dean Koontz – Cake equals hope

Where there is cake, there is hope. And there is always cake.
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George Weinberg- Hope never Abandons You

Hope never abandons you, you abandon it.      George Weinberg
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Andrew Carnegie- If You Want To Be Happy

If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes. Andrew Carnegie
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Brigitte Nicole Quote On Being Strong

Sometimes, being strong is to forgive in the name of love, to make someone smile when our own heart is broken, to comfort a friend when we ourselves needed help and to keep faith when we have lost hope.      Brigitte Nicole
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Orlando Bloom- Believing Excites The Mind and Imagination

Believing you're something that you're not excites the mind and the imagination. And it's hopeful. Orlando Bloom
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Dale Carnegie- Successful People Keep Trying

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
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Washington Irving- Fulfillment From Acting

Acting provides the fulfillment of never being fulfilled. You're never as good as you'd like to be. So there's always something to hope for.   Washington Irving  
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Les Brown Quote On Low Expectations

No one rises to low expectations. Les Brown
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Simeon Lindstrom- Keeping Childish Hopes and Dreams

But our 'childish' hopes and dreams for something more never really leave us. In fact, getting older can be an ironic catalyst for bringing some of those neglected longings out of the woodwork. Simeon Lindstrom
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Tupac Shakur- Never Lose Hope

The trick is to never lose hope! Tupac Shakur
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Thales- Quote On Having Hope

Hope is the only good that is common to all men; those who have nothing else possess hope still. Thales
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Samuel Johnson- Hope is Needed In Every Condition

Hope is necessary in every condition. Samuel Johnson
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Robert H. Schuller- Facing Reality With Hope

Faith is the courage to face reality with hope. Robert H. Schuller
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Maria Edgeworth- Using Hope or Fear to Perform the Impossible

Those who are animated by hope can perform what would seem impossibilities to those who are under the depressing influence of fear. Maria Edgeworth
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John Ruskin On True Happiness

Man's only true happiness is to live in hope of something to be won by him. John Ruskin
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Jerome Bruner- Learning From Experience

In time, and as one comes to benefit from experience, one learns that things will turn out neither as well as one hoped nor as badly as one feared. Jerome Bruner
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau Quote On Anticipation and Hope

Anticipation and Hope are born twins. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Gilbert K. Chesterton- When Everything Seems Hopeless

Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless. Gilbert K. Chesterton
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Francois de La Rochefoucauld- Hope Can Be Deceitful

How deceitful hope may be, yet she carries us on pleasantly to the end of life. Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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Francesco Guicciardini- Be Guided by Hope Than Fear

“...be more guided by hope than fear." Francesco Guicciardini
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Edward Gibbon- Hope is The Best Comfort

Hope, the best comfort of our imperfect condition. Edward Gibbon
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Eckhart Tolle- Imagining The Future

The future is usually imagined as either better or worse than the present. If the imagined future is better, it gives you hope or pleasurable anticipation. If it is worse, it creates anxiety. Both are illusory. Eckhart Tolle
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Barbara Kingsolver- The Very least you Can Do in your Life

The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for! Barbara Kingsolver
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Lish McBride- Babies Are Little Bundles of Hope

You know what the great thing about babies is? They are like little bundles of hope. Like the future in a basket. Lish McBride
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Steven L. Peck- Anticipation is a Gift

Anticipation is a gift. Perhaps there is none greater. Anticipation is born of hope. Indeed it is hope's finest expression.  Steven L. Peck
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William Shakespeare On Hope and Despair

Oft expectation fails, and most oft there where most it promises; and oft it hits where hope is coldest, and despair most fits.  -William Shakespeare Source: All's Well-- Act II
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Daisaku Ikeda- Hope Changes Everything

Hope changes everything. It changes winter into summer, darkness into dawn, descent into ascent, barrenness into creativity, agony into joy. Daisaku Ikeda
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Jean Kilbourne- Addiction is filling an emptiness

Addiction begins with the hope that something "out there" can instantly fill up the emptiness inside. Jean Kilbourne
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