Hope Quotes Quotes

Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.

Burroughs, William S.

Journalists say a thing that they know is not true, in the hope that if they keep on saying it long enough it will be true.

Enoch Arnold Bennett

There is no sweeter pleasure than to surprise a man by giving him more than he hopes for.

Charles Baudelaire

Knowledge is simply a terrible ocean we must cross, and hope that wisdom lies on the other side.

Paolo Bacigalupi

A musician cannot move others unless he too is moved. He must feel all the emotions that he hopes to arouse in his audience, for the revealing of his own humor will stimulate a like mood in the listener.

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

I hope we do not see another Iraq-type operation for a long time without UN approval and much broader support from the international community.

Kofi Atta Annan

More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.

Woody Allen

God is by definition the holder of all possible knowledge, it would be impossible for him to have faith in anything. Faith, then, is built upon ignorance and hope.

Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen

Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.

Francis Bacon, Sr.

A leader is a dealer in hope.

Napoleon Bonaparte

There is a strange charm in the thoughts of a good legacy, or the hopes of an estate, which wondrously removes or at least alleviates the sorrow that men would otherwise feel for the death of friends.

Miguel de Cervantes

There is no moment like the present. The man who will not execute his resolutions when they are fresh upon him can have no hope from them afterwards: they will be dissipated, lost, and perish in the hurry and scurry of the world, or sunk in the slough of indolence.

Maria Edgeworth

I hope to be remembered as someone who made the earth a little more beautiful.

William O. Douglas

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

William Cowper

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

Robert H. Schuller

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

Arnold Hutschnecker

Without peace, there is little hope for human rights

Martin Ennals

Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans.

Peter F. Drucker

Anarchy is the only slight glimmer of hope

Mick Jagger

Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.

John Quincy Adams

Hope is a very thin die.

Thomas Shadwell

“Probably nothing in the world arouses more false hopes than the first four hours of a diet.

Dan Bennett

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

Man is a victim of dope In the incurable form of hope.

Ogden Nash
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