All big men are dreamers. They see things in the soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winter's evening.
Some of us let great dreams die, but others nourish and protect them, nurse them through bad days till they bring them to the sunshine and light which comes always to those who sincerely hope that their dreams will come true.
Always direct your thoughts to those truths that will give you confidence, hope, joy, love, thanksgiving, and turn away your mind from those that inspire you with fear, sadness, depression.
Morale is the state of mind. It is steadfastness and courage and hope. It is confidence and zeal and loyalty. It is Član, esprit de corps and determination.
Where there is no vision, there is no hope.
The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure but from hope to hope.
Listen now to the gentle whispers of hope.
Hope is a waking dream.
Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.
When the world says, \"Give up,\" hope whispers, \"Try it one more time.\"
The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness of our life is gone.
There is nothing that fear and hope does not permit men to do.
The first task of a leader is to keep hope alive.
Every time you stand up for an ideal, you send forth a tiny ripple of hope.
He who does not hope to win has already lost.
Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A word of optimism and hope.
And you can do it when things are tough.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
So foolish is the heart of man that he ever puts his hope in the future, learning nothing from his past errors and fancying that tomorrow must be better than today.
History is not the story of heroes entirely. It is often the story of cruelty and injustice and shortsightedness. There are monsters, there is evil, there is betrayal. That's why people should read Shakespeare and Dickens as well as history ~~ they will find the best, the worst, the height of noble attainment and the depths of depravity.
Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.
Perseverance is a positive, active characteristic. It is not idly, passively waiting and hoping for some good thing to happen. It gives us hope by helping us realize that the righteous suffer no failure except in giving up and no longer trying. We must never give up, regardless of temptations, frustrations, disappointments, or discouragements.
Providence has given us hope and sleep as a compensation for the many cares of life.
Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world
We simply need that wild country available to us, even if we never do more than drive to its edge and look in. For it can be a means of reassuring ourselves of our sanity as creatures, a part of the geography of hope