The 100 Best Quotes About Hope

Short Quotes About Hope. Famous Quotes About Hope
There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in. - Leonard Cohen

Hope is an optimistic state of mind that is based on an expectation of positive outcomes with respect to events and circumstances in one's life or the world at large.

Hope is a powerful thing. It motivates us to do the seemingly unattainable and sustains us through trying times. That's why we've compiled a list of the 100 best quotes about hope.

To find the right words that speak to you, browse through all the different hope quotes below.



Short Quotes About Hope

Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.

-- Robert H. Schuller

But I know, somehow, that only when it is dark enough can you see the stars.

-- Martin Luther King Jr.

The miserable have no other medicine but only hope.

-- William Shakespeare

Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.

-- Alexander Pope

Where there's life there's hope.

-- J.R.R. Tolkien

Yes We Can!

-- Barack Obama

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.

-- Desmond Tutu

Where there is no hope, it is incumbent on us to invent it.

-- Albert Camus

Hope fills the holes of my frustration in my heart.

-- Emanuel Cleaver

Short Quotes About Hope. Inspirational Quotes About Hope
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future. - Robert H. Schuller

Hope is a waking dream.

-- Aristotle

How slow life is, how violent hope is.

-- Guillaume Apollinaire

In a time of destruction, create something.

-- Maxine Hong Kingston

To wish was to hope, and to hope was to expect.

-- Jane Austen

Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.

-- Robert Green Ingersoll

There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.

-- Bernard Williams

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

-- Cecelia Ahern

A whole stack of memories never equal one little hope.

-- Charles M. Schulz

And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.

-- Anonymous

All human wisdom is contained in these two words - Wait and Hope.

-- Alexandre Dumas

It is often in the darkest skies that we see the brightest stars.

-- Richard Evans

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

-- Laini Taylor

I think it's a mistake to ever look for hope outside of one's self.

-- Arthur Miller

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

-- Roy T. Bennett

Famous Quotes About Hope. Inspirational Quotes About Hope
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us. - Samuel Smiles

To live without hope is to cease to live.

-- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

He that lives upon hope will die fasting.

-- Benjamin Franklin

My life is a perfect graveyard of buried hopes.

-- L.M. Montgomery

Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness.

-- Pearl S. Buck

I laugh because I must not cry, that is all, that is all.

-- Abraham Lincoln

Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.

-- Francis Bacon

Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery.

-- Bertrand Russell

A leader is a dealer in hope.

-- Napoleon Bonaparte

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

-- John Guare

Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.

-- Rumi

The suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.

-- Oscar Wilde

I always entertain great hopes.

-- Robert Frost

Oft hope is born when all is forlorn.

-- J.R.R. Tolkien

May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.

-- Nelson Mandela

Time is no longer endless or the horizon destitute of hope.

-- Charles Lindbergh

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

-- Shah Rukh Khan

Once you choose hope, anything's possible.

-- Christopher Reeve

He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope has everything.

-- Thomas Carlyle

I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.

-- Benjamin Disraeli

There is nothing like a dream to create the future.

-- Victor Hugo

If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.

-- Thomas Fuller

Short Quotes About Hope. Inspirational Quotes About Hope
Hope is a waking dream. - Aristotle



Famous Quotes About Hope

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.

-- Bil Keane

You don't forget the face of the person who was your last hope.

-- Suzanne Collins

Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.

-- Helen Keller

Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.

-- Langston Hughes

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

-- Confucius

You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.

-- John Lennon

She wasn't bitter. She was sad, though. But it was a hopeful kind of sad. The kind of sad that just takes time.

-- Stephen Chbosky

When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.


We dance for laughter, we dance for tears, we dance for madness, we dance for fears, we dance for hopes, we dance for screams, we are the dancers, we create the dreams.


Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops at all.

-- Emily Dickinson

Famous Quotes About Hope. Inspirational Quotes About Hope
But I know, somehow, that only when it is dark enough can you see the stars. - Martin Luther King Jr.

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.

-- Tom Bodett

I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.

-- Charles Dickens

Hope has two beautiful daughters; their names are Anger and Courage. Anger at the way things are, and Courage to see that they do not remain as they are.

-- Saint Augustine

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.

-- Pittacus Lore

Remember, Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.

-- Stephen King

Hope, in reality, is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man.

-- Friedrich Nietzsche



Inspirational Quotes About Hope

I like the night. Without the dark, we'd never see the stars.

-- Stephenie Meyer

There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in.

-- Leonard Cohen

A dream is the bearer of a new possibility, the enlarged horizon, the great hope.

-- Howard Thurman

Keep a little fire burning; however small, however hidden.

-- Cormac McCarthy

Short Quotes About Hope. Inspirational Quotes About Hope
Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery. - Bertrand Russell

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes...you're Doing Something.

-- Neil Gaiman

It's a good place when all you have is hope and not expectations.

-- Danny Boyle

With every mistake, we must surely be learning.

-- George Harrison

How far would you go to keep the hope of love alive?

-- Nicholas Sparks

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

-- Helen Keller

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 Haddon Spurgeon

Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.

-- Samuel Smiles

Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but - I hope - into a better shape.

-- Charles Dickens

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

-- Jonas Salk

The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.

-- J.R.R. Tolkien

Short Quotes About Hope. Inspirational Quotes About Hope
I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best. - Benjamin Disraeli

We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.

-- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

-- Orison Swett Marden

Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.

-- Coco Chanel

As long as the sun's shining, shit can't be that bad.

-- J. Lynn

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

-- Pliny the Elder

A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.

-- Elbert Hubbard

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.

-- Dale Carnegie

In fact, hope is best gained after defeat and failure, because then inner strength and toughness is produced.

-- Fritz Knapp

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.

-- Winston Churchill

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.

-- Tom Bodett

Inspirational Quotes About Hope. Short Quotes About Hope.
Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. - Desmond Tutu

Where there is no hope, it is incumbent on us to invent it.

-- Albert Camus

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.

-- Epicurus

There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn't.

-- John Green

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

-- Magic Johnson

Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don't give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people.

-- Tena Desae

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.

-- Albert Einstein

Hope is the companion of power, and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles.

-- Samuel Smiles

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.

-- Laini Taylor

Hoping for the best, prepared for the worst, and unsurprised by anything in between.

-- Maya Angelou

Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering ‘it will be happier’…

-- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Inspirational Quotes About Hope. Famous Quotes About Hope.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. - Helen Keller

The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.

-- Stephen Ambrose

The very least you can do in your life is 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.

-- Barbara Kingsolver

We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.

-- Fran├žois de La Rochefoucauld

Never lose faith in yourself, and never lose hope; remember, even when this world throws its worst and then turns its back, there is still always hope.

-- Pittacus Lore

You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.

-- William Faulkner

The road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination.

-- Marion Zimmer Bradley

The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don't wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.

-- Barack Obama

A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.

-- Brad Henry

We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.

-- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Famous Quotes About Hope. Inspirational Quotes About Hope
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. - Albert Einstein

We must vote for hope, vote for life, vote for a brighter future for all of our loved ones.

-- Ed Markey

The hope you feel when you are in love is not necessarily for anything in particular. Love brings something inside you to life. Perhaps it is just the full dimensionality of your own capacity to feel that returns.

-- Susan Griffin

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

It's always something, to know you've done the most you could. But, don't leave off hoping, or it's of no use doing anything. Hope, hope to the last.

-- Charles Dickens
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