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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.

Quote: Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. by author Joseph Addison overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of orange flower
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Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.


Quote: Love and hope are twins. by author Maria Gowen Brooks overlaid on photo of mountain hills under blue sky
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Love and hope are twins.


Quote: Only in the darkness can you see the stars. by author Martin Luther King Jr.  overlaid on photo of snow mountains under nightsky
Photo Credit: Patrick Carr

Only in the darkness can you see the stars.


Quote: 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. by author Tom Bodett overlaid on photo of person sleeping on gray gang chair
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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.


Quote: The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood. by author Martin Luther King Jr.  overlaid on photo of person holding heart shaped red balloon
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The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.


Quote: Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries. by author James A. Michener overlaid on photo of gray-scale photo of man and woman hugging
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Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.


Quote: We are all serving a life sentence, and good behavior is our only hope for a pardon. by author Douglas Horton overlaid on photo of pink flower with green stem
Photo Credit: Jocelyn Morales

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


Quote: Don't give up. Don't lose hope. Don't sell out. by author Christopher Reeve overlaid on photo of red and white heart balloons
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Don't give up. Don't lose hope. Don't sell out.


Quote: Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing. by author Friedrich Schiller overlaid on photo of pink flowers with white background
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Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.


Quote: A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love. by author Stendhal overlaid on photo of two white swan on body of water
Photo Credit: Wolfgang Hasselmann

A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.


Quote: The only way of knowing a person is to love them without hope. by author Walter Benjamin overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of sunflower
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The only way of knowing a person is to love them without hope.


Quote: We live by admiration, hope and love. by author William Wordsworth overlaid on photo of pink and white flowers on white surface
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We live by admiration, hope and love.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

We live by admiration, hope, and love;

And, even as these are well and wisely fixed,

In dignity of being we ascend.


Quote: None of us knows what might happen even the next minute, yet still we go forward. Because we trust. Because we have Faith. by author Paulo Coelho overlaid on photo of bird in the sky
Photo Credit: Lily Zhou

None of us knows what might happen even the next minute, yet still we go forward. Because we trust. Because we have Faith.


Quote: Faith goes up the stairs that love has built and looks out the windows which hope has opened. by author Charles H. Spurgeon overlaid on photo of silhouette of person standing beside bare tree under stary sky
Photo Credit: Vincent Chin

Faith goes up the stairs that love has built and looks out the windows which hope has opened.


If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. And so today I still have a dream.


Quote: Hope is a waking dream. by author Aristotle overlaid on photo of low-angle photography of green leaf tree
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Hope is a waking dream.


Quote: Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man. by author Victor Hugo overlaid on photo of man holding brown violin
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Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.


Quote: Hope is patience with the lamp lit. by author Tertullian overlaid on photo of low angle photography of green and brown tree
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Hope is patience with the lamp lit.


Quote: We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. by author Oscar Wilde overlaid on photo of low angle photography of gray concrete building
Photo Credit: David East

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

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.


Quote: A leader is a dealer in hope. by author Napoléon Bonaparte overlaid on photo of man wearing black notched lapel suit jacket in focus photography
Photo Credit: Ali Morshedlou

A leader is a dealer in hope.


Quote: Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of man and woman kissing under the sun
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Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.


Quote: Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality. by author Jonas Salk overlaid on photo of green palm plant
Photo Credit: Mitchell Luo

Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.


Quote: Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. by author Jean-Jacques Rousseau overlaid on photo of woman holding Pug puppy
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Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.


Quote: Out of difficulties grow miracles. by author Jean de la Bruyere overlaid on photo of tall green flowering grasses under blue and white cloudy sky
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Out of difficulties grow miracles.


Quote: Ever since happiness heard your name, it has been running through the streets trying to find you. by author Hafez overlaid on photo of black and white papilio butterfly
Photo Credit: Boris Smokrovic

Ever since happiness heard your name, it has been running through the streets trying to find you.


Quote: Hope will never be silent. by author Harvey Milk overlaid on photo of brown and black butterfly on red flower
Photo Credit: Joshua J. Cotten

Hope will never be silent.


Quote: Hope never abandons you, you abandon it. by author George Weinberg overlaid on photo of silhouette of mountain under starry night
Photo Credit: Ave Calvar

Hope never abandons you, you abandon it.


Where there is no vision, there is no hope.


Quote: The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy. by author Dietrich Bonhoeffer overlaid on photo of photo of author Dietrich Bonhoeffer with quote

The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.


Quote: To communicate the truths of history is an act of hope for the future. by author Daisaku Ikeda overlaid on photo of lighted candle
Photo Credit: Marc Ignacio

To communicate the truths of history is an act of hope for the future.


Quote: By perseverance the snail reached the ark. by author Charles H. Spurgeon overlaid on photo of brown and green leaf in close up photography
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bezanger

By perseverance the snail reached the ark.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

By perseverance the snail reached the ark. A mouse may find a hole, be the room ever so full of cats.


Quote: There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope. by author Bernard Williams overlaid on photo of landscape photography of mountain
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There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.


Quote: Hope has a good memory; gratitude a bad one. by author Baltasar Gracian overlaid on photo of woman in white shirt sitting on brown rock near lake during daytime
Photo Credit: Ali Zbeeb

Hope has a good memory; gratitude a bad one.


Quote: Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets. by author Arthur Miller overlaid on photo of photography of yellow petaled flowers field
Photo Credit: Johannes Plenio

Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.


Quote: Where we find hate and darkness, may we bring love and hope, in order to give a more human face to society. by author Pope Francis overlaid on photo of person in black and white mask
Photo Credit: Ahmed Zayan

Where we find hate and darkness, may we bring love and hope, in order to give a more human face to society.


Quote: Humans hope.  Having hope defines being human. by author D. Pariz overlaid on photo of worm's eye view of trees during night time
Photo Credit: Ryan Hutton

Humans hope. Having hope defines being human.


Quote: Hope is a good thing, maybe even the best of things, and good things never die. by author Andy Dufresne overlaid on photo of yellow flower in green grass field
Photo Credit: Jason Dent

Hope is a good thing, maybe even the best of things, and good things never die.


Quote: When you stop hoping you start settling. by author Valorie Burton overlaid on photo of white flower
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When you stop hoping you start settling.


Quote: Revolutions are born of hope. by author Crane Brinton overlaid on photo of tall green flowering grasses under blue and white cloudy sky
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Revolutions are born of hope.


Hope rises like a phoenix from the ashes of shattered dreams.


Quote: Whatever it is your doing out there, don't lose hope, you just keep digging and things can work out. I'm proof. by author Carl Edwards overlaid on photo of brown rock formation under blue sky during night time
Photo Credit: Leonardo Corral

Whatever it is your doing out there, don't lose hope, you just keep digging and things can work out. I'm proof.


Quote: Hope is a curious thing. You always seem to loose it when you most need it. by author P. B. McIlrath overlaid on photo of brown mountains under blue sky
Photo Credit: mohammad alizade

Hope is a curious thing. You always seem to loose it when you most need it.


Quote: Where there is love there is life; where there is life there is hope. by author Allan Stratton overlaid on photo of low angle view of blue clouds
Photo Credit: Matthew McBrayer

Where there is love there is life; where there is life there is hope.


Quote: Hope is a verb with its shirtsleeves rolled up. by author David Orr overlaid on photo of sunset
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Hope is a verb with its shirtsleeves rolled up.


Quote: Nothing is predestined. The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings. by author Ralph Blum overlaid on photo of white stars in the sky during night time
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Nothing is predestined. The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.


Quote: Never say there's no hope. Hope disappears only when you say there's no hope. by author Asmaa Mahfouz overlaid on photo of golden retriever inside car
Photo Credit: Ja San Miguel

Never say there's no hope. Hope disappears only when you say there's no hope.


Quote: There is strange comfort in knowing that no matter what happens today, the Sun will rise again tomorrow. by author Aaron Lauritsen overlaid on photo of rock formation under starry skies
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There is strange comfort in knowing that no matter what happens today, the Sun will rise again tomorrow.


Quote: Of all ills that one endures, hope is a cheap and universal cure. by author Abraham Cowley overlaid on photo of photo of author Abraham Cowley with quote

Of all ills that one endures, hope is a cheap and universal cure.


Quote: Hope is nature's veil for hiding truth's nakedness. by author Alfred Nobel overlaid on photo of photo of author Alfred Nobel with quote

Hope is nature's veil for hiding truth's nakedness.


Quote: A hopeless man sees difficulties in every chance, but a hopeful person sees chances in every difficulty. by author Ali ibn Abi Talib overlaid on photo of leafless tree
Photo Credit: Luke Richardson

A hopeless man sees difficulties in every chance, but a hopeful person sees chances in every difficulty.


Quote: As long as a person is breathing, there is hope for them. by author Anthony Kiedis overlaid on photo of photo of author Anthony Kiedis with quote

As long as a person is breathing, there is hope for them.


Quote: One lives in the hope of becoming a memory. by author Antonio Porchia overlaid on photo of red and white heart balloons
Photo Credit: Christopher Beloch

One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.


Quote: Expecting something for nothing is the most popular form of hope. by author Arnold H. Glasow overlaid on photo of blue ocean
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Expecting something for nothing is the most popular form of hope.


Quote: There is no hope without endeavor. by author Aung San Suu Kyi overlaid on photo of photo of author Aung San Suu Kyi with quote

There is no hope without endeavor.


Quote: Hope and milk sour by standing. by author Austin O'Malley overlaid on photo of closeup photo of violin on brown surface
Photo Credit: Beth Rufener

Hope and milk sour by standing.


Quote: Hope is the shadow of faith. by author Austin O'Malley overlaid on photo of flowers
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Hope is the shadow of faith.


Quote: Hope is a great falsifier. Let good judgment keep her in check. by author Baltasar Gracian overlaid on photo of photo of author Baltasar Gracian with quote

Hope is a great falsifier. Let good judgment keep her in check.


Quote: The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for! by author Barbara Kingsolver overlaid on photo of brown mountains under blue sky
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The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for!

Longer Version/[Notes]:

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.




Quote: 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. by author Barbara Kingsolver overlaid on photo of black and gray floral textile
Photo Credit: Adrien Olichon

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.


Quote: There's a lot to be concerned about; there's more to be hopeful for. by author Bob Goff overlaid on photo of flat lay photography teacup on top of saucer
Photo Credit: Trent Erwin

There's a lot to be concerned about; there's more to be hopeful for.


Quote: Never give up. Expect only the best from life and take action to get it. by author Catherine Pulsifer overlaid on photo of blue sky
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Never give up. Expect only the best from life and take action to get it.


Quote: One act of random kindness is enough to transform despair into hope. by author Charles F. Glassman overlaid on photo of person wearing Apple watch
Photo Credit: Mitchell Hollander

One act of random kindness is enough to transform despair into hope.


Quote: 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. by author Charles H. Spurgeon overlaid on photo of photo of author Charles H. Spurgeon with quote

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.


Quote: A whole stack of memories never equal one little hope. by author Charles M. Schulz overlaid on photo of photo of author Charles M. Schulz with quote

A whole stack of memories never equal one little hope.


Quote: Once you choose hope, anything's possible. by author Christopher Reeve overlaid on photo of photo of author Christopher Reeve with quote

Once you choose hope, anything's possible.


Quote: Hope costs nothing. by author Colette overlaid on photo of mountain hills under blue sky
Photo Credit: Patrick Bald

Hope costs nothing.


Quote: Hopelessness is a really toxic and dangerous state. by author Cory Booker overlaid on photo of photo of author Cory Booker with quote

Hopelessness is a really toxic and dangerous state.


Quote: The phrase all is lost only applies to those that are. by author Craig D. Lounsbrough overlaid on photo of person with flashlight near lighted green tree on mountain under starry night
Photo Credit: Brent Cox

The phrase all is lost only applies to those that are.


Quote: Hope transforms pessimism into optimism. Hope is invincible. by author Daisaku Ikeda overlaid on photo of photo of author Daisaku Ikeda with quote

Hope transforms pessimism into optimism. Hope is invincible.


Quote: The gift we can offer others is so simple a thing as hope. by author Daniel Berrigan overlaid on photo of photo of author Daniel Berrigan with quote

The gift we can offer others is so simple a thing as hope.


Quote: Without hope we live in desire. by author Dante Alighieri overlaid on photo of photo of author Dante Alighieri with quote

Without hope we live in desire.


Quote: Life is a fairy tale that was written by hopes, dreams, and desires. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of close-up photograph of black dreadnought acoustic guitar
Photo Credit: Taya Iv

Life is a fairy tale that was written by hopes, dreams, and desires.


Quote: It feels wonderful when you fly with hopes and dreams. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of photo of outer space
Photo Credit: NASA

It feels wonderful when you fly with hopes and dreams.


Quote: Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss. by author Democritus overlaid on photo of photo of author Democritus with quote

Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.


Death, only, renders hope futile.


Quote: When the situation is hopeless, there's nothing to worry about. by author Edward Abbey overlaid on photo of sunset
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When the situation is hopeless, there's nothing to worry about.


Quote: Hope is the spur of life. by author Edward Counsel overlaid on photo of gray road beside a trees
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Hope is the spur of life.


Quote: Hope is a day the end of which we may never see. by author Edward Counsel overlaid on photo of woman in white shirt sitting on brown rock near lake during daytime
Photo Credit: Ali Zbeeb

Hope is a day the end of which we may never see.


Quote: That which obstructs hope often increases it. by author Edward Counsel overlaid on photo of green bird perching on stem
Photo Credit: Mateus Campos Felipe

That which obstructs hope often increases it.


Quote: One day of good fortune is better than ten of hope. by author Edward Counsel overlaid on photo of silhouette photography of mountains
Photo Credit: Alessandro Sacchi

One day of good fortune is better than ten of hope.


Quote: Hope, the best comfort of our imperfect condition. by author Edward Gibbon overlaid on photo of 100 us dollar bill
Photo Credit: Omid Armin

Hope, the best comfort of our imperfect condition.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Hope, the best comfort of our imperfect condition, was not denied to the Roman slave; and if he had any opportunity of rendering himself either useful or agreeable, he might very naturally expect that the diligence and fidelity of a few years would be rewarded with the inestimable gift of freedom.


Quote: It's all about hope, kindness and a connection with one another. by author Elizabeth Taylor overlaid on photo of photography of yellow petaled flowers field
Photo Credit: Johannes Plenio

It's all about hope, kindness and a connection with one another.


Quote: Hope is tomorrow's veneer over today's disappointment. by author Evan Esar overlaid on photo of a couple holding hands with a wedding ring visible
Photo Credit: Shelby Deeter

Hope is tomorrow's veneer over today's disappointment.


Quote: We must not lose hope. Hope is an anchor to the souls of men. Satan would have us cast away that anchor. by author Ezra Taft Benson overlaid on photo of couple sitting near trees during golden hour
Photo Credit: Khamkéo Vilaysing

We must not lose hope. Hope is an anchor to the souls of men. Satan would have us cast away that anchor.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

We must not lose hope. Hope is an anchor to the souls of men. Satan would have us cast away that anchor. In this way he can bring discouragement and surrender. But we must not lose hope. The Lord is pleased with every effort, even the tiny, daily ones in which we strive to be more like Him. Though we may see that we have far to go on the road to perfection, we must not give up hope.


Quote: A man without hope is a man without fear. by author Frank Miller overlaid on photo of empty pathway
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A man without hope is a man without fear.


Quote: Hope is the dream of a soul awake. by author French Proverb overlaid on photo of black portable vinyl records
Photo Credit: Mink Mingle

Hope is the dream of a soul awake.


Quote: Your life is a work of art, and in the end, the underlying theme of great art is bravery and hope and love. by author Garrison Keillor overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of brown hamster
Photo Credit: Ricky Kharawala

Your life is a work of art, and in the end, the underlying theme of great art is bravery and hope and love.


Quote: Hope is the poor man's bread. by author George Herbert overlaid on photo of clear drinking glass with beer on black table
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Hope is the poor man's bread.


Quote: The secret is not to give up hope. It's very hard not to because if you're really doing something worthwhile I think you will be pushed to the brink of hopelessness before you come through the other side. by author George Lucas overlaid on photo of paper
Photo Credit: Olga Thelavart

The secret is not to give up hope. It's very hard not to because if you're really doing something worthwhile I think you will be pushed to the brink of hopelessness before you come through the other side.


Quote: While we may lose heart, we never have to lose hope. by author H. Jackson Brown, Jr.  overlaid on photo of brown brick wall photography
Photo Credit: YUCAR FotoGrafik

While we may lose heart, we never have to lose hope.


Quote: Hope is not a resting place but a starting point -- a cactus, not a cushion. by author H. Jackson Brown, Jr.  overlaid on photo of Blue to purple gradient
Photo Credit: Luke Chesser

Hope is not a resting place but a starting point -- a cactus, not a cushion.


Quote: Never deprive someone of hope; it might be all they have. by author H. Jackson Brown, Jr.  overlaid on photo of The Muppets Kermit plush toy on gray sofa
Photo Credit: Marcela Rogante

Never deprive someone of hope; it might be all they have.


Quote: Hope is the magic carpet that transports us from the present moment into the realm of infinite possibilities. by author H. Jackson Brown, Jr.  overlaid on photo of green trees on body of water during daytime
Photo Credit: diGital Sennin

Hope is the magic carpet that transports us from the present moment into the realm of infinite possibilities.


Quote: Hope can be the most wonderful thing in the world or it can crush your heart like an eggshell. by author Harlan Coben overlaid on photo of man playing soccer during daytime
Photo Credit: Sven Kucinic

Hope can be the most wonderful thing in the world or it can crush your heart like an eggshell.


Quote: Uncertainty is the refuge of hope. by author Henri Frederic Amiel overlaid on photo of sunset
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Uncertainty is the refuge of hope.


Quote: Hope is the struggle of the soul, breaking loose from what is perishable, and attesting her eternity. by author Herman Melville overlaid on photo of white and blue ice in water
Photo Credit: Birger Strahl

Hope is the struggle of the soul, breaking loose from what is perishable, and attesting her eternity.


Quote: Anything that instills a sense of hope will at least temporarily help treat depression. by author Irving Kirsch overlaid on photo of rainbow
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Anything that instills a sense of hope will at least temporarily help treat depression.


Quote: We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope. by author Jacques Yves Cousteau overlaid on photo of silhouette of three people up on mountain cliff
Photo Credit: Karl Magnuson

We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope.


Quote: Hope is trust in God's promises, faith that if we act now, the desired blessings will be fulfilled in the future. by author James E. Faust overlaid on photo of grayscale photography of woman hugging another woman
Photo Credit: Anastasia Vityukova

Hope is trust in God's promises, faith that if we act now, the desired blessings will be fulfilled in the future.


Quote: To hope for nothing, to expect nothing, to demand nothing. This is analytical despair. by author James Hillman overlaid on photo of silhouette photography of person in gray sailing boat in the middle of body of water
Photo Credit: Daniele Levis Pelusi

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


Quote: Hope opens doors where despair closes them. by author James Keller overlaid on photo of aerial photography of gray and white stone lot
Photo Credit: John Salzarulo

Hope opens doors where despair closes them.


Quote: Hope regards problems, small or large, as opportunities. by author James Keller overlaid on photo of brown wooden heart shaped figurine
Photo Credit: Sara Cervera

Hope regards problems, small or large, as opportunities.


Quote: Hope discovers what can be done instead of grumbling about what cannot. by author James Keller overlaid on photo of water color palette on white surface
Photo Credit: Elena Mozhvilo

Hope discovers what can be done instead of grumbling about what cannot.


Quote: The universe is energy that responds to expectations. by author James Redfield overlaid on photo of mountains with trees under white star at night
Photo Credit: Nathan Anderson

The universe is energy that responds to expectations.


Quote: Hope is a force of nature. Don't let anyone tell you different. by author Jim Butcher overlaid on photo of worm's eye view photography of pink cheery blossom tree
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Hope is a force of nature. Don't let anyone tell you different.


Quote: Love forgets wrongs so that there is hope for the future. by author John Bevere overlaid on photo of person holding yellow sunflower bouquet
Photo Credit: Eugenia Clara

Love forgets wrongs so that there is hope for the future.


Quote: A prime function of a leader is to keep hope alive. by author John W. Gardner overlaid on photo of black and gold metal coin operated telescope
Photo Credit: Anton Polidovets

A prime function of a leader is to keep hope alive.


Quote: There is hope in dreams, imagination, and in the courage of those who wish to make those dreams a reality. by author Jonas Salk overlaid on photo of couple standing on dock looking at sunset
Photo Credit: Bruno Aguirre

There is hope in dreams, imagination, and in the courage of those who wish to make those dreams a reality.


Quote: False hope is worse than despair. by author Jonathan Kozol overlaid on photo of sunset
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False hope is worse than despair.


Quote: The youth is the hope of our future. by author José Rizal overlaid on photo of person holding U.S. dollar banknote
Photo Credit: Vitaly Taranov

The youth is the hope of our future.


Quote: But the dream of something unlikely has its own special name. We call it hope. by author Jostein Gaarder overlaid on photo of yellow and blue painted wall
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But the dream of something unlikely has its own special name. We call it hope.


Quote: We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better. by author Kofi Annan overlaid on photo of photo of author Kofi Annan with quote

We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.


Quote: Wishes are false. Hope is true. Hope makes its own magic. by author Laini Taylor overlaid on photo of person forming heart shape with their hands
Photo Credit: Kristina Litvjak

Wishes are false. Hope is true. Hope makes its own magic.


Quote: Hope is love's happiness, but not its life. by author Letitia Elizabeth Landon overlaid on photo of two women sitting on wooden dock over body of water
Photo Credit: KaLisa Veer

Hope is love's happiness, but not its life.


Quote: Without hope we are lost. by author Mahmoud Darwish overlaid on photo of person wearing brown and white watch
Photo Credit: Brad Neathery

Without hope we are lost.


Quote: It is better to hope than to mope! by author Margaret Atwood overlaid on photo of person holding white mini bell alarmclock
Photo Credit: Lukas Blazek

It is better to hope than to mope!


Quote: No hope, is worse than fear. by author Maria V. Snyder overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of stones on sand
Photo Credit: Gilles Trenson

No hope, is worse than fear.


Quote: Hopeful thinking can get you out of your fear zone and into your appreciation zone. by author Martha Beck overlaid on photo of yellow flower in green grass field
Photo Credit: Jason Dent

Hopeful thinking can get you out of your fear zone and into your appreciation zone.


Quote: Hope likes justification, but can do without. by author Mason Cooley overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of orange and beige butterfly on purple flowers
Photo Credit: Tom Elegeert

Hope likes justification, but can do without.


Quote: In a time of destruction, create something. by author Maxine Hong Kingston overlaid on photo of black dog photography
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In a time of destruction, create something.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

In a time of destruction, create something: a poem, a parade, a community, a school, a vow, a moral principle; one peaceful moment.


Quote: Hope is the feeling we have that the feeling we have is not permanent. by author Mignon McLaughlin overlaid on photo of mountains under white mist at daytime
Photo Credit: Ivana Cajina

Hope is the feeling we have that the feeling we have is not permanent.


Quote: Worrying requires way more energy than hoping, which--unlike worrying--is energizing. by author Mokokoma Mokhonoana overlaid on photo of aerial's photo of metropolitan during night time\
Photo Credit: Zac Ong

Worrying requires way more energy than hoping, which--unlike worrying--is energizing.


Quote: It is almost always better to take a chance and hope that your life will get better instead of ending it. by author Mokokoma Mokhonoana overlaid on photo of rock formation under starry skies
Photo Credit: thomas shellberg

It is almost always better to take a chance and hope that your life will get better instead of ending it.


Quote: The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. by author Norman Cousins overlaid on photo of landscape photography of road at savannah
Photo Credit: Nikola Knezevic

The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started.


Quote: Hope is independent of the apparatus of logic. by author Norman Cousins overlaid on photo of woman in black shirt standing on yellow flower field during daytime
Photo Credit: Francesco Salandin

Hope is independent of the apparatus of logic.


Quote: Hope, like the gleaming taper's light,
Adorns and cheers our way;
And still, as darker grows the night,
Emits a brighter ray. by author Oliver Goldsmith overlaid on photo of pink and white roses on white surface
Photo Credit: Kilimanjaro STUDIOz

Hope, like the gleaming taper's light,
Adorns and cheers our way;
And still, as darker grows the night,
Emits a brighter ray.


Quote: Beware how you take away hope from another human being. by author Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.  overlaid on photo of photo of author Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.  with quote

Beware how you take away hope from another human being.


Quote: Hope is the best and the worst thing at the same time. by author Pawan Mishra overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of sunflower
Photo Credit: Papaver rhoeas

Hope is the best and the worst thing at the same time.




Quote: Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man. by author Pliny the Elder overlaid on photo of blue and black ball on blue and white checkered textile
Photo Credit: Michael Dziedzic

Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man.


Even when there seems to be nothing else, there is hope.


Quote: Hope is a​n embrace of the unknown​. by author Rebecca Solnit overlaid on photo of woman and man holding hands
Photo Credit: Roman Kraft

Hope is a​n embrace of the unknown​.


Quote: Fear and hope are alike underneath. by author Richard Ford overlaid on photo of person using laptop
Photo Credit: John Schnobrich

Fear and hope are alike underneath.


Quote: Where hope would otherwise become hopelessness, it becomes faith. by author Robert Breault overlaid on photo of selective focus photo of four green humming birds with red flowers
Photo Credit: James Wainscoat

Where hope would otherwise become hopelessness, it becomes faith.


Quote: Hope springs exulting on triumphant wing. by author Robert Burns overlaid on photo of A stack of thick folders on a white surface
Photo Credit: Beatriz Pérez Moya

Hope springs exulting on triumphant wing.


Quote: In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing. by author Robert G. Ingersoll overlaid on photo of clear hour glass
Photo Credit: Alexandar Todov

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


Quote: I try to tell people to keep having hope. It's always what you don't know and don't expect that's gonna be so great. by author Roseanne Barr overlaid on photo of woman in blue denim jacket with red rose on ear
Photo Credit: Becca Tapert

I try to tell people to keep having hope. It's always what you don't know and don't expect that's gonna be so great.


Quote: Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever. by author Roy T. Bennett overlaid on photo of Arizona landscape
Photo Credit: DiscoverQuotes Staff

Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever.


Quote: Hope is the cordial that keeps life from stagnating. by author Samuel Richardson overlaid on photo of orange abstract painting
Photo Credit: Kathleen MacGregor

Hope is the cordial that keeps life from stagnating.


Quote: Work without hope draws nectar in a sieve,
And hope without an object cannot live. by author Samuel Taylor Coleridge overlaid on photo of white and red flower with green leaves
Photo Credit: Evie S.

Work without hope draws nectar in a sieve,
And hope without an object cannot live.


Quote: Walk on with hope in your heart, 
and you'll never walk alone. by author Shah Rukh Khan overlaid on photo of person holding brown leaf
Photo Credit: Caleb Jones

Walk on with hope in your heart,
and you'll never walk alone.


Quote: Never give up hope! Hope ultimately succeeds. by author Sri Chinmoy overlaid on photo of three woman holding hands white walking
Photo Credit: Katy Anne

Never give up hope! Hope ultimately succeeds.


Quote: Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend. by author Thomas Chandler Haliburton overlaid on photo of red and white heart shape illustration
Photo Credit: Pawel Czerwinski

Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend.


Quote: Hope and optimism aren't just attitudes, they are life strategies. by author Thomas Friedman overlaid on photo of 2 person doing heart hand gesture
Photo Credit: Priscilla Du Preez

Hope and optimism aren't just attitudes, they are life strategies.


Quote: Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous; it is nothing if it is not ridiculous. by author Thornton Wilder overlaid on photo of lightning strike at night
Photo Credit: Max LaRochelle

Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous; it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.


Quote: It is only for the sake of those without hope that hope is given to us. by author Walter Benjamin overlaid on photo of yellow sunflowers
Photo Credit: Sarah Le

It is only for the sake of those without hope that hope is given to us.


Quote: Having hope is hard; harder when you get older. by author Wendell Berry overlaid on photo of person holding gray and beige roman numeral alarm clock
Photo Credit: Elena Koycheva

Having hope is hard; harder when you get older.


Quote: I have learned to use the word impossible with the greatest caution. by author Wernher von Braun overlaid on photo of photo of author Wernher von Braun with quote

I have learned to use the word impossible with the greatest caution.


Quote: Believe that man will not merely endure; he will prevail. by author William Faulkner overlaid on photo of photo of author William Faulkner with quote

Believe that man will not merely endure; he will prevail.


Quote: Hope is the best possession. by author William Hazlitt overlaid on photo of saguaro
Photo Credit: DiscoverQuotes Staff

Hope is the best possession.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope. Few are reduced so low as that.


Quote: I still believe in a place called Hope. by author Bill Clinton overlaid on photo of photo of author Bill Clinton with quote

I still believe in a place called Hope.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

I still believe in a place called Hope, a place called America.


Quote: You've gotta have hope. Without hope life is meaningless. Without hope life is meaning less and less. by author Unknown Author overlaid on photo of green palm plant
Photo Credit: Mitchell Luo

You've gotta have hope. Without hope life is meaningless. Without hope life is meaning less and less.


When the world says give up, hope whispers try it one more time.


Quote: There is always a way out, as there is a way in. by author Bernard Kelvin Clive overlaid on photo of scenery of aurora
Photo Credit: Thomas Lipke

There is always a way out, as there is a way in.


Quote: Nothing is insoluble. Nothing is hopeless. Not while there's life. by author Alan Moore overlaid on photo of blue sky with stars during night time
Photo Credit: Arthur Volkers

Nothing is insoluble. Nothing is hopeless. Not while there's life.


Quote: Shoot for the moon, even if you fail, you'll land among the stars. by author Cecelia Ahern overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of orange and white cat on brown table
Photo Credit: Amber Kipp

Shoot for the moon, even if you fail, you'll land among the stars.


Quote: Realize that you are not alone, that we are in this together and most importantly that there is hope. by author Deepika Padukone overlaid on photo of man and woman sitting on hanging bridge at daytime
Photo Credit: Daniel J. Schwarz

Realize that you are not alone, that we are in this together and most importantly that there is hope.


Quote: We've all seen the power music has to spread messages of solidarity and hope. by author Conor Oberst overlaid on photo of man carrying woman
Photo Credit: Vino Li

We've all seen the power music has to spread messages of solidarity and hope.


The future is uncertain, but that can be a good thing.


Quote: We actually believe in hope. But hope requires purpose. And purpose requires direction. by author Charles Kennedy overlaid on photo of houses and trees during nighttime
Photo Credit: Boban Simonovski

We actually believe in hope. But hope requires purpose. And purpose requires direction.


Quote: Without education, there is no hope for our people and without hope, our future is lost. by author Charles Hamilton Houston overlaid on photo of women's black and pink monokini
Photo Credit: Darius Bashar

Without education, there is no hope for our people and without hope, our future is lost.


Quote: I have hope. I have no expectations. by author Colin Farrell overlaid on photo of painting of man walking down a road holding umbrella
Photo Credit: Nick Scheerbart

I have hope. I have no expectations.


Quote: Hope for the best, survive the worst, find humor wherever you can. by author Claire Scovell LaZebnik overlaid on photo of Arizona landscape
Photo Credit: DiscoverQuotes Staff

Hope for the best, survive the worst, find humor wherever you can.


Quote: I try to find hope in struggle and resistance in small places as much as I can. by author Danny Glover overlaid on photo of brown grass field during daytime
Photo Credit: Tanja Žaria‡

I try to find hope in struggle and resistance in small places as much as I can.


Always have Faith. Always have Hope.


Quote: Hope makes people good, a lot of the time. You hope for a brighter future, and resentment is outweighed. by author Daisy Ridley overlaid on photo of closeup photo of white petaled flowers
Photo Credit: CHUTTERSNAP

Hope makes people good, a lot of the time. You hope for a brighter future, and resentment is outweighed.


Quote: Hope changes everything, doesn't it? by author Diane Sawyer overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of U.S. dollar banknotes
Photo Credit: Madison Kaminski

Hope changes everything, doesn't it?


Quote: At the end of the day, you can't have a vision; you have to have a hope. This is where the miracle comes in. by author Dan Colen overlaid on photo of green and white bird on black wire during daytime
Photo Credit: Egor Kunovsky

At the end of the day, you can't have a vision; you have to have a hope. This is where the miracle comes in.


Quote: I think that hope is the act of continuing in the face of the truth. by author Daphne Gottlieb overlaid on photo of red rose illustration
Photo Credit: Kyaw Tun

I think that hope is the act of continuing in the face of the truth.


Quote: Sorrow, anger and resentment look back, worry looks around, while faith, hope, and optimism look to the future. by author Dan Miller overlaid on photo of forest trees photograph
Photo Credit: Mitchell Luo

Sorrow, anger and resentment look back, worry looks around, while faith, hope, and optimism look to the future.


Quote: It's just a part of our nature to hope. by author Elizabeth Edwards overlaid on photo of grassland landscape
Photo Credit: DiscoverQuotes Staff

It's just a part of our nature to hope.


Quote: Hope is the most important four-letter word in the language. by author Ed Markey overlaid on photo of man in orange jacket and black pants doing snow ski during daytime
Photo Credit: Felipe Giacometti

Hope is the most important four-letter word in the language.


Quote: We often call a certainty a hope, to bring it luck. by author Elizabeth Bibesco overlaid on photo of brown tabby kitten on white surface
Photo Credit: Sergey Semin

We often call a certainty a hope, to bring it luck.


Quote: I can't be optimistic. I can be hopeful. by author Fay Vincent overlaid on photo of calm body of water and mountain
Photo Credit: Jake Fagan

I can't be optimistic. I can be hopeful.


Quote: Hope and faith. You have to have hope and faith. by author Gabrielle Giffords overlaid on photo of photo of author Gabrielle Giffords with quote

Hope and faith. You have to have hope and faith.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Hope and faith. You have to have hope and faith... Long ways to go. Grateful to survive. I's frustrating. Mentally hard. Hard work. I'm trying. Trying so hard to get better. Regain what I've lost... I will get stronger. I will return.


Quote: Things will never stay the same. The only one
sure thing is change. That's why there's always tomorrow. by author Gloria Estefan overlaid on photo of white stars in the sky during night time
Photo Credit: Jonas Von Werne

Things will never stay the same. The only one
sure thing is change. That's why there's always tomorrow.


Quote: Hope is a risk that must be run. by author Georges Bernanos overlaid on photo of closeup photo of green leafed plant
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

Hope is a risk that must be run.


Amateurs hope, professionals work.


Quote: No matter how dark the moment, love and hope are always possible. by author George Chakiris overlaid on photo of woman wearing black bikini tap swimming on body of water between trees
Photo Credit: Maximilien T'Scharner

No matter how dark the moment, love and hope are always possible.


Quote: Really, what education does is it gives opportunity, but it also gives hope. by author Greg Mortenson overlaid on photo of white cat lying on white textile
Photo Credit: Sincerely Media

Really, what education does is it gives opportunity, but it also gives hope.


Quote: To act as though we have hope is to keep hope alive. by author Greg van Eekhout overlaid on photo of silhouette of mountain during sunset
Photo Credit: Gabriel Perez

To act as though we have hope is to keep hope alive.


Quote: No matter what era we're in, we need hope. by author Henry Cavill overlaid on photo of people walking near fire
Photo Credit: Issy Bailey

No matter what era we're in, we need hope.


Quote: Hope is the mainspring of life. by author Henry L. Stimson overlaid on photo of pink rose bud closeup photo
Photo Credit: Alisa Olaivar

Hope is the mainspring of life.


Quote: Keep a light, hopeful heart. But ­expect the worst. by author Joyce Carol Oates overlaid on photo of photo of author Joyce Carol Oates with quote

Keep a light, hopeful heart. But ­expect the worst.


Quote: It's hope as a decision that makes change possible. by author Jim Wallis overlaid on photo of A stack of thick folders on a white surface
Photo Credit: Beatriz Pérez Moya

It's hope as a decision that makes change possible.


Quote: Hope unbelieved is always considered nonsense. But hope believed is history in the process of being changed. by author Jim Wallis overlaid on photo of pink rose in bloom close up photo
Photo Credit: HyoSun Rosy Ko

Hope unbelieved is always considered nonsense. But hope believed is history in the process of being changed.


Quote: Reach for the heavens, and hope for the future, and all that will be, not what we are. by author John Denver overlaid on photo of bonfire in forest
Photo Credit: Matt Whitacre

Reach for the heavens, and hope for the future, and all that will be, not what we are.


Quote: It's amazing how a little tomorrow can make up for a whole lot of yesterday. by author John Guare overlaid on photo of time lapse photography of fire
Photo Credit: Cullan Smith

It's amazing how a little tomorrow can make up for a whole lot of yesterday.


Quote: Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame. by author John Lyly overlaid on photo of cat with flower
Photo Credit: DiscoverQuotes Staff

Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame.


Quote: Give the people not hell, but hope and courage. by author John Murray overlaid on photo of sunset
Photo Credit: DiscoverQuotes Staff

Give the people not hell, but hope and courage.


Quote: Hope keeps you alive. by author Lauren Oliver overlaid on photo of flower garden
Photo Credit: Phil Hodkinson

Hope keeps you alive.


Quote: Hope is an adventure, a going forward, a confident search for a rewarding life. by author Karl A. Menninger overlaid on photo of pot on window with flowers
Photo Credit: Vincent Giersch

Hope is an adventure, a going forward, a confident search for a rewarding life.


Quote: Hope is a necessity for normal life and the major weapon against the suicide impulse. by author Karl A. Menninger overlaid on photo of body of water under clear blue sky painting
Photo Credit: Adam Dutton

Hope is a necessity for normal life and the major weapon against the suicide impulse.


Quote: Hope ... is not a feeling; it is something you do. by author Katherine Paterson overlaid on photo of three people standing inside Big Ben building
Photo Credit: Erik Witsoe

Hope ... is not a feeling; it is something you do.


Quote: Hope itself is always genuine. It's only what it's placed in that can prove to be false. by author Karen Maitland overlaid on photo of white Starbuck plastic cup on brown fabric armchair
Photo Credit: Taylor Wright

Hope itself is always genuine. It's only what it's placed in that can prove to be false.


Quote: All kids need is a little help, a little hope and somebody who believes in them. by author Magic Johnson overlaid on photo of man kissing woman while sitting on railings during night
Photo Credit: Danie Franco

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


Quote: Hope is the most exciting thing there is in life. by author Mandy Moore overlaid on photo of boat on sea far away from island
Photo Credit: Alex Block

Hope is the most exciting thing there is in life.


Quote: Fear is a very explosive emotion, but it has a short life span. It's the sprint. The marathon is hope. by author Mike Huckabee overlaid on photo of two white flowers
Photo Credit: Louise Pilgaard

Fear is a very explosive emotion, but it has a short life span. It's the sprint. The marathon is hope.


Quote: Attitude produces character, and character produces hope. by author Mark Burnett overlaid on photo of russian blue cat on brown wooden table
Photo Credit: Val Tievsky

Attitude produces character, and character produces hope.


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