Quotations on Hope
The less we deserve good fortune, the more we hope for it.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope.
Hope is independent of the apparatus of logic.
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.
Once you choose hope, anything's possible.
Hope is the worst of evils, for it prolongs the torments of man.
Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
Robert G. Ingersoll
He who has never hoped can never despair.
George Bernard Shaw
Things which you do not hope happen more frequently than things which you do hope.
Titus Maccius Plautus
In the end, that's what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or a politics of hope?
Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.
There is hope for the future because God has a sense of humor and we are funny to God.
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
I only hope that we don't lose sight of one thing - that it was all started by a mouse.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
I hope my tongue in prune juice smothers, If I belittle dogs and mothers.
Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.
Beware how you take away hope from another human being.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.
Those who hope for no other life are dead even for this.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.
Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.
I hope for the day when everyone can speak again of God without embarrassment.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
All kids need is a little help, a little hope and somebody who believes in them.
While there's life, there's hope.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Where there is no vision, there is no hope.
George Washington Carver
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
He who despairs of the human condition is a coward, but he who has hope for it is a fool.
Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.
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 is like peace. It is not a gift from God. It is a gift only we can give one another.
Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.
What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
Litigant. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones.
Not without hope we suffer and we mourn.
I think if there's a great depression there might be some hope.
The youth is the hope of our future.
It is a vain hope to make people happy by politics.
He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
Love, we say, is life; but love without hope and faith is agonizing death.
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
A propensity to hope and joy is real riches; one to fear and sorrow real poverty.
I hope to bring people to God with my songs.
It is a long lane that has no turning.
An old saying
I hope for nothing. I fear nothing. I am free.
Hope is the poor man's bread.
Don't give up. Don't lose hope. Don't sell out.
He who does not hope to win has already lost.
Jose Joaquin Olmedo
Before you give up hope, turn back and read the attacks that were made on Lincoln.
We should not let our fears hold us back from pursuing our hopes.
John F. Kennedy
Hope is the last thing ever lost.
Hope is the last thing to abandon the unhappy.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
The miserable have no medicine but hope.
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it.
We judge a man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A ship ought not to be held by one anchor, nor life by a singe hope.
Great hopes make great men.
Hope is a waking dream.
He, who has health, has hope; and he who has hope has everything.
Things never go so well that one should have no fear, and never so ill that one should have no hope.
Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.
Hope springs eternal in the human breast.
At first we hope too much; later on, not enough.
In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.
Our greatest good, and what we least can spare, is hope.
The first task of a leader is to keep hope alive.
A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.
All that we are is the result of what we have thought.
It's a lot better to hope than not to.
Benjamin J. Stein
Nor dread nor hope attend a dying animal; a man awaits his end dreading and hoping all.
William Butler Yeats
Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.
Hope is patience with the lamp lit.
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