When the world says, “Give up,”Hope whispers, “Try it one more time.”
Hope is a waking dream.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Get busy livin’ or get busy dyin’.
Morgan Freeman as Red in The Shawshank Redemption.
When the world pushes you to your knees,you are in a perfect position to pray.
A religious quote (thanks Diane!)
When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you are slamming the door in the face of God.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Light tomorrow with today.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Great hopes make great men.
You cannot live on hope alone. But without hope, life is not worth living
There is no worse death than the end of hope.
Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.
Keep laughing. As long as you’re laughing you still have hope.
Most folks would rather be around a person who sees hope in the future than one who sees nothing but trouble ahead.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
“What shall we do when hope is gone?’ The words leapt out like a leaping sword.Sail on! Sail on! Sail on! And on!”
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
The optimist sees opportunity in every danger; the pessimist sees danger in every opportunity
A drowning man will clutch at a straw.
Sir Thomas More (1478-1535)
Every cloud has a silver lining.
D.R. Locke (1863)
Every jack has his jill; if only they can find each other.
R. Cotgrave (1611)
Every pot will find its lid.
Yiddish (on marriage)
Hope for the best and prepare for the worst.
Thomas Norton & Thomas Sackville (1536-1608)
Hope is a good breakfast but a bad supper.
W. Rawley (1661)
Hope springs eternal.
Alexander Pope (1688-1744)
However long the night, the dawn will break.
African Proverb – Hausa Tribe
If it were not for hope, the heart would break.
Greek (on attitude)
Keep your eyes on the sun and you will not see the shadows.
Australian Aborigine Saying
Look at the bright side.
Never give up hope.
No river can return to its source, yet all rivers must have a beginning.
Native American (on impossibility)
The darkest hours are just before dawn.
Where there’s life, there’s hope.
Theocritus (c.270 BC)
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.
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
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Only in the darkness can you see the stars.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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.
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.
Keep your best wishes, close to your heart and watch what happens
Walk on with hope in your heart, and you’ll never walk alone
Shah Rukh Khan
When you’re at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
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
Never give up. Expect only the best from life and take action to get it.
What oxygen is to the lungs, such is hope to the meaning of life.
Hope is outreaching desire with expectancy of good. It is a characteristic of all living beings.
Edward S. Ame
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
As long as we have hope, we have direction, the energy to move, and the map to move by
Hong Kong Proverb
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.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all.
Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.
Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
Robert G. Ingersoll
Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them.
You’ve gotta have hope. Without hope life is meaningless. Without hope life is meaning less and less.
Hope is passion for what is possible
Hope is one of the principal springs that keep mankind in motion.
Hope is medicine for a soul that’s sick and tired.
There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.
O. S. Marden
Of all ills that one endures, hope is a cheap and universal cure.
Hope is the companion of power, and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles.
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.
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.
We always kept in our hearts the most noble, beautiful feeling that sets human beings apart: hope.
Hope is tenacious. It goes on living and working when science has dealt it what should be its deathblow.
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Hope is sweet-minded and sweet-eyed. It draws pictures; it weaves fancies; it fills the future with delight.
Henry Ward Beecher