Hope Quotes

And as far as false hope, there is no such thing. There is only hope or the absence of hope-nothing else

Patti Davis

Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair

William Cowper

Peace comes from feelings of satisfaction when working with joy, living with hope, loving with abandonment

Arnold Hutschnecker

A lot of presidential memoirs, they say, are dull and self-serving. I hope mine is interesting and self-serving.

William J Clinton

Evil communication corrupts good manners. I hope to live to hear that good communication corrects bad manners.

Benjamin Banneker

As great scientists have said and as all children know, it is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception, and compassion, and hope

Ursula K. Le Guin

Acting provides the fulfillment of never being fulfilled. You're never as good as you'd like to be. So there's always something to hope for.

Glenda Jackson

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

Flowers are without hope. Because hope is tomorrow and flowers have no tomorrow.

Antonio Porchia

A gambler is nothing but a man who makes his living out of hope.

William Bolitho

He who would not be frustrate of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable things ought himself to be a true poem.

John Milton

As Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality.

George Washington

If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.

Joseph Addison

Literature is where I go to explore the highest and lowest places in human society and in the human spirit, where I hope to find not absolute truth but the truth of the tale, of the imagination and of the heart.

Salman Rushdie

Nothing exists until or unless it is observed. An artist is making something exist by observing it. And his hope for other people is that they will also make it exist by observing it. I call it "creative observation." Creative viewing.

William S. Burroughs

Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel.

Leonardo da Vinci

Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy -- the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.

Eric Hoffer

The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfilment of that hope never entirely removes.

Thomas Hardy

Hope is itself 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; and expectations improperly indulged must end in disappointment.

Samuel Johnson

Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.

Friedrich von Schiller

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks on great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.

Cicero

America is a land of big dreamers and big hopes. It is this hope that has sustained us through revolution and civil war, depression and world war, a struggle for civil and social rights and the brink of nuclear crisis. And it is because our dreamers dreamed that we have emerged from each challenge more united, more prosperous, and more admired than before.

Barack Obama

In the end, ... that's what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism, or do we participate in a politics of hope?

Barack Obama

Hope is a prodigal young heir, and experience is his banker.

Charles Caleb Colton
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