Hope quotes and quotations
Hope, withering, fled--and Mercy sighed farewell.
Auspicious Hope! in thy sweet garden grow Wreaths for each toil, a charm for every woe.
I know how men in exile feed on dreams of hope.
Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.
The miserable have no other medicine But only hope.
A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread.
You don't seem to realize that a poor person who is unhappy is in a better position than a rich person who is unhappy. Because the poor person has hope. He thinks money would help.
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He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hope for the human condition is a fool.
Until the day when God shall deign to reveal the future to man, all human wisdom is summed up in these two words,--'Wait and hope'.
Hope, deceitful as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route.
François Duc de La Rochefoucauld
Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
Ah, Hope! what would life be, stripped of thy encouraging smiles, that teach us to look behind the dark clouds of to-day, for the golden beams that are to gild the morrow.
Courage is like love; it must have hope for nourishment.
Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man.
Hope doesn't come from calculating whether the good news is winning out over the bad. It's simply a choice to take action.
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.
Hope is a waking dream.
If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.
Whoever, in middle age, attempts to realize the wishes and hopes of his early youth, invariably deceives himself. Each ten years of a man's life has its own fortunes, its own hopes, its own desires.
Come, for the House of Hope is built on sand: bring wine, for the fabric of life is as weak as the wind.
Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
Robert G. Ingersoll
We are long before we are convinced that happiness is never to be found, and each believes it possessed by others, to keep alive the hope of obtaining it for himself.
He that lives upon hope will die fasting.
While there's life, there's hope.
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.
He who has never hoped can never despair.
George Bernard Shaw
History is moving, and it will tend toward hope, or tend toward tragedy.
George W. Bush
Never deprive someone of hope; it might be all they have.
H. Jackson Brown Jr.
Hope is only the love of life.
Young people have an almost biological destiny to be hopeful.
Take hope from the heart of man, and you make him a beast of prey.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Hope is necessary in every condition.
The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.
Cease, every joy, to glimmer on my mind,
But leave---oh! leave the light of Hope behind.
Appetite, with an opinion of attaining, is called hope; the same, without such opinion, despair.
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent-- that is to triumph over old age.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Hope is a waking dream.
I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all.
Love lives on hope, and dies when hope is dead; It is a flame which sinks for lack of fuel.
Never lose hope.
Hope is a strange invention-- A Patent of the Heart-- In unremitting action Yet never wearing out.
With life many things are remedied. (While there's life there's hope.)
I can endure my own despair,
but not another's hope.
Know then, whatever cheerful and serene Supports the mind, supports the body too: Hence, the most vital movement mortals feel Is hope, the balm and lifeblood of the soul.
I laugh, for hope hath happy place with me, If my bark sinks, 'tis to another sea.
William Ellery Channing
To the sick, while there is life there is hope.
Our greatest good, and what we least can spare, Is hope: the last of all our evils, fear.
It is to hope, though hope were lost.
Mrs. Anna Letitia Barbauld
There is hardly any activity, any enterprise, which is started out with such tremendous hopes and expectations, and yet which fails so regularly, as love.
For the hopes of men have been justly called waking dreams.
Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.
True hope is swift, and flies with swallow's wings;
Kings it makes gods, and meaner creatures kings.
Who against hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations; according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be.
Hope! thou nurse of young desire.
Hope springs exulting on triumphant wing.
"Farewell!" For in that word--that fatal word--howe'er We promise--hope--believe--there breathes despair.
Turn you to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope: even to day do I declare that I will render double unto thee; When I have bent Judah for me, filled the bow with Ephraim, and raised up thy sons, O Zion, against thy sons, O Greece, and made thee as the sword of a mighty man.
Cease, every joy, to glimmer in my mind, But leave,--oh! leave the light of Hope behind!
Until death all is life. (Where there's life there's hope.)
In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.
The hope of impunity is the greatest inducement to do wrong.
Work without hope draws nectar in a sieve, And hope without an object cannot live.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
But thou, O hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure? Still it whisper'd promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail!
Hope! of all ills that men endure, The only cheap and universal cure.
Abandon hope, all ye who enter here.
The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
"Hope" is the thing with feathers- That perches in the soul- And sings the tunes without the words- And never stops- at all- .
Still desiring, we live without hope.
To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime.
And Hope enchanted smiled, and waved her golden hair.