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381 Thoughtful Quotes About Hope

Ultimately, may these quotes about hope inspire you. If you are feeling hopeless, may they lift your spirits and give you new resolve. If you are going through tough times - remember the cliche: tough times never last, but tough people do. And you are tough. So please explore and ponder these quotes, you can ponder on the nature of hope, and we hope you will agree with us that having hope is the universally human thing to do - be optimistic - tomorrow is a new day. We wish you the very best, and hope you will share these quotes and quotepics widely - please link back to us if you can.

--Pope Francis
--Alfred, Lord Tennyson
--Ambrose Bierce
--Arthur Miller
--Baltasar Gracian
--Baruch Spinoza
--Benjamin Disraeli
--Bernard Williams
--Bernard Williams
--Bill Owens
--Charles Spurgeon
--Daisaku Ikeda
--Dalai Lama
--Desmond Tutu
--Dietrich Bonhoeffer
--Douglas Horton
--Elie Wiesel
--Elie Wiesel
--Eric Hoffer
--Sir Francis Bacon
--François de La Rochefoucauld (writer)
--Friedrich Nietzsche
--Gloria Steinem
--George Washington Carver
--George Weinberg
--Harvey Milk
--Henry Rollins
--Immanuel Kant
--Jean de la Bruyere
--Jean-Jacques Rousseau
--Joseph Addison
--Jonas Salk
--James A. Michener
--Seneca the Younger
--Kahlil Gibran
--Martin Luther King Jr.
--Michelle Obama
--Mother Teresa
--Napoléon Bonaparte
--Oscar Wilde

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We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. We all have clouds above us but some see their silver linings. We all face difficulties but some of us are grateful that they aren't worse.

--Robert G. Ingersoll
--Robert G. Ingersoll
--Samuel Smiles
--Tom Bodett
--Thích Nhất Hạnh
--Thomas Carlyle
--Ursula K. Le Guin
--Victor Hugo
--Václav Havel
--William Sloane Coffin
--Emily Dickinson
--English Proverb
--Søren Kierkegaard
--John Milson
--Martin Luther King Jr.
--Martin Luther King Jr.
--Ernesto Cardenal
--Thomas Fuller
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
--Martin Luther King Jr.
--Michael Jackson
--William Shakespeare
--Italian Proverb
--Thomas More
--Marcus Aurelius
--Albert Pike
--David Nicholls
--African Proverb
--John Green
--Anne Frank
--Friedrich Nietzsche
--Albert Camus
--George Bernard Shaw
--Charles H. Spurgeon
--Pope John XXIII
--Samuel Johnson
--Jane Austen
--Amy Tan
--Cormac McCarthy
--Elizabeth Gilbert
--Paulo Coelho
--Pablo Neruda
--E. B. White
--Laozi (Lao-Tzu)
--Chris Hedges
--Peter Kreeft
--Edward Ame
--Helen Keller
--J. K. Rowling
--C. S. Lewis
--T. S. Eliot
--Mary Pickford
--Charles Bukowski
--L. M. Montgomery
--Martin Luther King Jr.
--Marion Zimmer Bradley
--Jennifer Elisabeth
--Malala Yousafzai
--Soren Kierkegaard
--Norman Vincent Peale
--Orison Swett Marden

Longer Version:

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

--Samuel Johnson
--G. K. Chesterton
--Emily Dickinson

Longer Version:

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all.

--Friedrich Nietzsche
--Theodore Roosevelt
--Brené Brown
--Malala Yousafzai
--Sarah Palin
--John Green
--Emily Dickinson
--Dejan Stojanovic
--Samuel Johnson
--Augustine of Hippo
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
--François de La Rochefoucauld (writer)
--Marilyn Monroe
--William Penn
--Charles Dickens
--Henri J. M. Nouwen
--Jiddu Krishnamurti
--John Piper
--Pope Francis
--Walter Scott
--Blaise Pascal
--Eleanor Roosevelt
--William Wordsworth

Longer Version:

We live by admiration, hope, and love;

And, even as these are well and wisely fixed,

In dignity of being we ascend.

--Kathrine Switzer
--G. K. Chesterton
--G. K. Chesterton
--Alexander Pope

Longer Version:

Hope springs eternal in the human breast; Man never Is, but always To be Blest. The soul, uneasy, and confin'd from home, Rest and expatiates in a life to come. Lo, the poor Indian! whose untutor'd mind Sees God in clouds, or hears him in the wind; His soul proud Science never taught to stray Far as the solar walk or milky way; Yet simple Nature to his hope has giv'n, Behind the cloud-topp'd hill, an humbler heav'n.

--François de La Rochefoucauld (writer)
--Pope Benedict XVI
--G. K. Chesterton
--Shannon K. Butcher
--Stephen Hawking
--Heather Wolf
--Lindsey Rietzsch
--Frank Fools Crow
--Sarah Moon
--Mike Tomlin
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