114+ Hope Quotes to Inspire You to Never Give Up

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Bill Keane Hope Quotes

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

Bill Keane
Robert Fulghum Hope Quotes

2. “I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.”

Robert Fulghum
J.R.R. Tolkien Hope Quotes

3. “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
Martin Luther King, Jr. Hope Quotes

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

Martin Luther King, Jr.
Roy T. Bennett Hope Quotes

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

Roy T. Bennett
Anne Frank Hope Quotes

6. “I don’t think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.”

Anne Frank
Epicurus Hope Quotes

7. “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.”

Barack Obama Hope Quotes

8. “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
Dalai Lama XIV Hope Quotes

9. “Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength. No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.”

Dalai Lama XIV
Martin Luther King Jr. Hope Quotes

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

Martin Luther King Jr.

11. “In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.”

Michael Jackson

12. “Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.”

Maya Angelou

13. “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

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

Albert Einstein

15. “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
Thich Nhat Hanh Hope Quotes

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

Fritz Knapp

17. ”A positive statement propels hope toward a better future, it builds up your faith and that of others, and it promotes change.”

Jan Dargatz

18. “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

19. “Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A ‘you can do it’ when things are tough.”

Richard M. DeVos

20. “Darkness comes. In the middle of it, the future looks blank. The temptation to quit is huge. Don’t. You are in good company… You will argue with yourself that there is no way forward. But with God, nothing is impossible. He has more ropes and ladders and tunnels out of pits than you can conceive. Wait. Pray without ceasing. Hope.”

John Piper
Dale Carnegie Hope Quotes

21. “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

22. “As long as we have hope, we have direction, the energy to move, and the map to move by.”

Lao Tzu

23. “Hope has a cost. Hope is not comfortable or easy. Hope requires personal risk. It is not about the right attitude. Hope is not about peace of mind. Hope is action. Hope is doing something.”

Chris Hedges

24. “Hope is that thing inside us that insists, despite all the evidence to the contrary, that something better awaits us if we have the courage to reach for it and to work for it and to fight for it.”

Barack Obama

25. “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.”

Lin Yutang
Lin Yutang Hope Quotes

26. “However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. Where there’s life, there’s hope.”

Stephen Hawking

27. “I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.”

Benjamin Disraeli

28. “Hope arouses, as nothing else can arouse, a passion for the possible.”

William Sloane Coffin

29. “Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances that we know to be desperate.”

G.K. Chesterton

30. “Hope is one of the principal springs that keep mankind in motion.”

Thomas Fuller
Thomas Fuller Hope Quotes

31. “Everything that is done in this world is done by hope.”

Martin Luther

32. “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.”

Barbara Kingsolver

33. “Walk on with hope in your heart, and you’ll never walk alone.”

Shah Ruhk Khan

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

Stephen King

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

Helen Keller Hope Quotes

36. “Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.”

Helen Keller

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

Albert Camus

38. “Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.”

Victor Hugo

39. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”


40. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”

Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison Hope Quotes

41. “You will face many defeats in your life, but never let yourself be defeated.”

Maya Angelou

42. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

Winston Churchill

43. “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”

Winston Churchill

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

Paulo Coelho

45. “That was all a man needed: hope. It was lack of hope that discouraged a man.”

Charles Bukowski
Charles Bukowski Hope Quotes

46. “The sun always comes up. Spring always comes after winter. The river always reach the ocean. Always.”


47. “Set out each day believing in your dreams. Know without a doubt that you were made for great things.”

Josh Hinds

48. “Two words will help you cope when you run low on hope: accept and trust.”

Charles Swindoll

49. “A person can do incredible things if he or she has enough hope.”

Shannon K. Butcher

50. “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
John Lennon Hope Quotes

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

Langston Hughes

52. “Maybe everyone can live beyond what they’re capable of.”

Markus Zusak

53. “Strange as it may seem, I still hope for the best, even though the best, like an interesting piece of mail, so rarely arrives, and even when it does it can be lost so easily.”

Lemony Snicket

54. “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

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

Stephen King
Stephen King Hope Quotes

56. “A baby is God’s opinion that the world should go on.”

Carl Sandburg

57. “Oft hope is born when all is forlorn.”

J.R.R. Tolkien

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

Jonas Salk

59. “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

60. “Our human compassion binds us the one to the other – not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.”

Nelson Mandela
Helen Keller Hope Quotes

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

Helen Keller

62. ”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

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

Samuel Smiles

64. “Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.”

Robert H. Schuller

65. “He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope has everything.”

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Hope Quotes

66. “The miserable have no other medicine but only hope.”

William Shakespeare

67. “Hope and change are hard-fought things.”

Michelle Obama

68. “Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.”

Vaclav Havel

69. “In all things it is better to hope than to despair.”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

70. “I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.”

Dalai Lama
Dalai Lama Hope Quotes

71. “What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.

Oscar Wilde

72. “Every cloud has a silver lining.”

John Milson

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


74. “The difference between hope and despair is a different way of telling stories from the same facts.”

Alain de Botton

75. “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.”

Paulo Coelho
Alain de Botton Hope Quotes

76. “I like the night. Without the dark, we’d never see the stars.”

Stephenie Meyer

77. “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

78. “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

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

William Faulkner

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

John Guare
Leonard Cohen Hope Quotes

81. “There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.”

Leonard Cohen

82. “Hope is a waking dream.”


83. “This is where it all begins. Everything starts here, today.”

David Nicholls

84. “Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.”

Francis Bacon

85. “Shoot for the moon, even if you fail, you’ll land among the stars”

Cecelia Ahern
Cecelia Ahern Hope Quotes

86. “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

87. “The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man”

T.S. Eliot

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

Winston Churchill

89. “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

90. “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
Tom Bodett Hope Quotes

91. “Love is a springtime plant that perfumes everything with its hope, even the ruins to which it clings.”

Gustave Flaubert

92. “Love without hope will not survive, love without faith changes nothing. Love gives power to hope and faith.”

Toba Beta

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

Alfred Lord Tennyson

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

Magic Johnson

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

Ed Markey
Ed Markey Hope Quotes

96. “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.”

Desmond Tutu

97. “Hope fills the holes of my frustration in my heart.”

Emanuel Cleaver

98. “To live without hope is to cease to live.”

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

99. “A lot of people have their big dreams and get knocked down and don’t have things go their way. And you never give up hope, and you really just hold on to it. Hard work and perseverance. You just keep getting up and getting up, and then you get that breakthrough.”

Robert Kraft

100. “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.”

Anne Lamott
Anne Lamott Hope Quotes

101. “Hope is medicine for a soul that’s sick and tired.”

Eric Swensson

102. “Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.”

Robert G. Ingersoll

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

Abraham Cowley

104. “In an age of hope, men looked up at the night sky and saw ‘the heavens.’ In an age of hopelessness, they call it simply ‘space.’”

Peter Kreeft

105. “Hope itself is a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords; but, like all other pleasures immoderately enjoyed, the excesses of hope must be expiated by pain.”

Samuel Johnson
Christopher Reeve Hope Quotes

106. “Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.”

Christopher Reeve

107. “Hope is the ocean for the river, the sun for trees and the sky for us.”


108. “Hope is a passion for the possible.”

Søren Kierkegaard

109. “Hope is outreaching desire with expectancy of good. It is a characteristic of all living beings.”

Edward Ame

110. “You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.”

Pablo Neruda
Edward Ame Hope Quotes

111. “Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows.”

Helen Keller

112. “Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.”

John F. Kennedy

113. “When you’re at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on.”

Theodore Roosevelt

114. “Keep a little fire burning; however small, however hidden.”

Cormac McCarthy
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