Hope Quotes to Inspire
Hope is a magical element of life and when it is hard to find, life is hard to experience. So to help renew your own inner well of hope delve into this inspirational collection of quotes by women and men about hope.
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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
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. - Barbara Kingsolver
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Where hope grows, miracles blossom. - Elna Rae
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at it destination full of hope. - Maya Angelou
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
To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it. - Mother Teresa
To be without hope is like being without goals, what are you working towards? - Catherine Pulsifer
Dreams are necessary to life. - Anais Nin
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe. - Dalai Lama
Once you go through something you think will kill you and it doesn’t, every day is like a present. - Elissa B. Terris
What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope. - Mahatma Gandhi
Never let go of hope - dream, take action, and get that transfer to live the life you wish. - Catherine Pulsifer
No matter how dark the moment, love and hope are always possible. - George Chakiris
What oxygen is to the lungs, such is hope to the meaning of life.- Emil Brunner
Hope is the power that gives us the power to step out and try. - Unknown
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit. - Norman Vincent Peale
The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible. - Anonymous
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us. - Samuel Smiles
More Hope Quotes to Inspire
Once you choose hope, anything's possible. - Christopher Reeve
There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in. - Leonard Cohen
Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets. - Arthur Miller
Imagine all the people living life in peace. 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 be as one. - John Lennon
My hopes are not always realised, but I always hope. - Ovid
When the world says, "Give up," hope whispers, "Try it one more time." - Unknown
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. - Albert Einstein
If it were not for hopes, the heart would break. - Thomas Fuller
Hope never abandons you, you abandon it. - George Weinberg
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future. - Charles F. Kettering
My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return. - Maya Angelou
Hope and fear are inseparable.- La Rochefoucauld
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed. - Albert Einstein
If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come. - Chinese Proverb
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honour, duty, mercy, hope. - Winston Churchill
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
Never deprive someone of hope — it may be all they have. - Unknown
Hope is the companion of power, and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles. - Samuel Smiles
Keep your faith in all beautiful things; in the sun when it is hidden, in the spring when it is gone. - Roy R. Gilson
Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings. - Elie Weisel
The bringing together of this collection of quotes about hope was inspired by a regular She Inspires reader whose husband is fighting cancer. Keeping hope in your heart is so important, not only when you're in the midst of a harsh battle, but also when you're recovering in the weeks and months (even years) after.
I know from personal experience how powerful it is to keep hold of hope and the difference it makes in your daily life to renew your well. So if you have someone you care about needing to keep their inner well full then please, share these inspirational words with them and let them feel treasured by your TLC.
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