Quotes

A collection of inspirational hope quotes and sayings to inspire you. Words of wisdom to encourage you to never give up. Hope gives us a feeling of of optimism, and of anticipation. Sometimes hope can be described as a wish, a dream, an expectancy. However you describe hope, it is a feeling that we all need especially when facing the challenges of life. May the words in these quotes, the sayings, proverbs, and phrases be a reminder to you to never give up.

  • "Do not forget to hope and happy be." John McLeod
  • "What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise." Oscar Wilde
  • "Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory." Norman Vincent
  • 'Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow." Albert Einstein
  • "The feeling of hopefulness sometimes comes from someone helping us. Think back to a time when you had lost hope. Many times we regained our optimism because someone gave us a helping hand.Catherine Pulsifer
  • "Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for."
  • "While wishing and hoping makes you a dreamer, acting and doing makes you someone who can turn dreams into reality." Nan S. Russell
  • "Hold your head high, stick your chest out. You can make it. It gets dark sometimes, but morning comes. Keep hope alive." Jesse Jackson
  • "To be without hope is like being without goals, what are you working towards?" Catherine Pulsifer
  • "Hope is the last thing ever lost." Italian Saying
  • "You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however." Richard Bach
  • "What oxygen is to the lungs, such is hope to the meaning of life." Emil Brunner
  • "Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence." Helen Keller
  • "Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we are here we might as well dance." Anynomus
  • "Hope never abandons you; you abandon it." George Weinberg
  • Hope is outreaching desire with expectancy of good. It is a characteristic of all living beings. Edward S. Ame
  • Even one's yesterdays could not continue to stir and move in a man's mind unless there were a future for those yesterdays to make. Mary Ellen Chase
  • It is history that teaches us to hope. Robert E. Lee
  • We are haunted by an ideal life, and it is because we have within us the beginning and the possibility of it. Phillips Brooks
  • "Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow them." Louisa May Alcott
  • "A feeble man can see the farms that are fenced and tilled, the houses that are built. The strong man sees the possible houses and farms. His eye makes estates as fast as the sun breeds clouds." Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • "He who has health has hope; and he who has hope has everything." Arabian Saying
  • "The start of something new brings the hope of something great, ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE." Author Unknown
  • "Never give up. Expect only the best from life and take action to get it." Catherine Pulsifer
  • "We judge of man's wisdom by his hope." Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • "Trust you will fulfill all your desires by setting goals and looking forward to achieving them." C Pulsifer
  • "Hope is the most exciting thing in life and if you honestly believe that love is out there, it will come. And even if it doesn't come straight away there is still that chance all through your life that it will." Josh Hartnett
  • "By going over your day in imagination before you begin it, you can begin acting successfully at any moment." Dorothea Brande
  • "Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." Confucious
  • "If it were not for hopes, the heart would break." Thomas Fuller
  • "He who expects not to achieve will never do so." C Butler
  • "We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.Francois De La Rochefoucauld
  • "Faith walks simply, childlike, between the darkness of human life and the hope of what is to come." Catherine de Hueck Doherty
  • "Man can only become what he is able to consciously imagine, or to 'image forth'." Dane Rudhyar
  • "He who has never hoped can never despair." George Bernard Shaw
  • "There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in." Leonard Cohen
  • "There is no hope of success for the person who does not have a central purpose, or definite goal at which to aim." Napoleon Hill
  • "Hope is the dream of a soul awake." French Proverb
  • Anticipate good things will happen, keep your mind positive and it will amaze you." C Pulsifer
  • "My faith is important. I have nothing without it." Kathy Ireland
  • "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
  • "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."
  • "Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future."Charles F. Kettering
  • "Choices. We make hundreds of choices in our lives. Other people make hundreds of choices. We might wish and hope that we can change other peoples' choices so they can avoid potential problems be that drug abuse, alcohol, relationships, parenting and on and on."Byron Pulsifer
  • "The Grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for."Allan K. Chalmers
  • "I got nothing that I asked for--but everything I had hoped for, Almost despite myself, my unspoken prayers were answered. Author Unknown, from I Asked
  • "We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope." Martin Luther King, Jr
  • "The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof."Barbara Kingsolver
  • Have faith in your own abilities, do not just wish for a thing, take action and get it." C Pulsifer
  • "Never let go of hope - dream, take action, and get that transfer to live the life you wish." Catherine Pulsifer
  • "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
  • "Everybody lives for something better to come." Author Unknown
  • "We live by admiration, hope and love." William Wordsworth
  • "Believe in the incredible power of the human mind. Of doing something that makes a difference. Of working hard. Of laughing and hoping." Author Unknown, from Dream Big
  • "If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them." Henry David Thoreau
  • "Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out." Vaclav Havel
  • "We are haunted by an ideal life, and it is because we have within us the beginning and the possibility of it."Phillips Brooks
  • "Hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark." George Iles
  • "When you're depressed, the whole body is depressed, and it translates to the cellular level. The first objective is to get your energy up, and you can do it through play. It's one of the most powerful ways of breaking up hopelessness and bringing energy into the situation." O. Carl Simonton
  • "Hope arouses, as nothing else can arouse, a passion for the possible." William Sloan Coffin
  • "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
  • "Hope" is the thing with feathers- That perches in the soul- And sings the tunes without the words- And never stops-at all. Emily Dickinson
  • Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.Proverbs 13:12
  • Hope, the patent medicine for disease, disaster, sin. Wallace Rice
  • Hope is the cordial that keeps life from stagnating. Samuel Richardson
  • Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never Is, but always To be blest: Alexander Pope
  • Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die. Alexander Pope
  • Hope is a pathological belief in the occurrence of the impossible.H.L.(Henry Lewis)Mencken
  • Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity. Robert Green Ingersoll
  • Hope deferred maketh the heart sick. Proverbs
  • Hope, of all ills that men endure, The only cheap and universal cure.Abraham Crowley
  • Hope against hope, and ask till ye receive. James Montgomery
  • laugh, for hope hath happy place with me; If my bark sinks, ’it is to another sea.William Ellery Channing
  • While there is life there ’s hope, he cried. John Gay.