Hope is the companion of power, and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles. Samuel Smiles
Cold hopes swarm like worms within our living clay. Percy Bysshe Shelley
Man partly is and wholly hopes to be. Robert Browning
Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear. Baruch Spinoza
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 Wiesel
That good gardener, who wept thorns plowing his fields–– harvests grace with joy. Aberjhani
He gains a great deal who loses a vain hope.
Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery. Bertrand Russell
One measure of a civilization, either of an age or of a single individual, is what that age or person really wishes to do. A man’s hope measures his civilization. The attainability of the hope measures, or may measure, the civilization of his nation and time. Ezra Pound
Hopes are but the dreams of those that wake. Matthew Prior
My hopes are not always realized, but I always hope. Ovid
Hope on, and save yourself for prosperous times. Virgil
Hope is like a hairball trembling from its birth… Christina Rossetti
Though you are disappointed is hope; never let hope fail you! Though one door is shut, there are thousands still open to you. Ruckett
Our hopes are but memories reversed.
Hope is the most sensitive part of a poor wretch’s soul; whoever raises it only to torment him is behaving like the executioners in Hell who, they say, incessantly renew old wounds and concentrate their attention on that area of it that is already lacerated. Marquis de Sade
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future. Robert H. Schuller
Who can hope for nothing, should despair for nothing. Seneca the Younger
He that waits for a dead man’s shoes may long go barefoot.
Still bent to make some port he knows not where, still standing for some false impossible shore. Matthew Arnold
The safest hope is in heaven.
He who has never hoped can never despair. George Bernard Shaw
To live without Hope is to Cease to live. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow. Orison Swett Marden
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul — and sings the tunes without the words — and never stops at all. Emily Dickinson
Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better. Jim Rohn
Were it not for hope the heart would break.
Hope is the last to abandon the unhappy.
Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.