Hope Sayings and Quotes

Hope is a powerful force. It can pull you from the depths of despair or fuel your dreams. With hope, anything is possible. Without it, life is a dull prospect. Embrace your inner optimist with the wise and insightful hope quotes below.


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.     

Anne Lamott

Strange as it may seem, I still hope for the best, even though the best, like an interesting piece of mail, so rarely arrives, and even when it does it can be lost so easily.     

Lemony Snicket

It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.     

Anne Frank

The very least you can do in your life is figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.     

Barbara Kingsolver

Every cloud has a silver lining.      

D.R. Locke

Every jack has his jill; if only they can find each other.      

R. Cotgrave

Every pot will find its lid.     

Yiddish (on marriage)

Hope for the best and prepare for the worst.      

Thomas Norton and Thomas Sackville

Hope springs eternal.      

Alexander Pope

The darkest hours are just before dawn.      

English Proverb

Where there's life, there's hope.      

Theocritus

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

Robert H. Schuller

Only in the darkness can you see the stars.     

Martin Luther King Jr.

Never give up. Expect only the best from life and take action to get it.     

Catherine Pulsifer

Hope is outreaching desire with expectancy of good. It is a characteristic of all living beings.     

Edward S. Ame

As long as we have hope, we have direction, the energy to move, and the map to move by     

Hong Kong Proverb

Once you choose hope, anything's possible.     

Christopher Reeve

You've gotta have hope. Without hope life is meaningless. Without hope life is meaning less and less.     

Author Unknown

Hope is passion for what is possible     

Soren Kierkegaard

We always kept in our hearts the most noble, beautiful feeling that sets human beings apart: hope.     

Manel Loureiro

There is some good in this world, and it's worth fighting for.     

J. R. R. Tolkien

Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.     

Francis Bacon

Maybe everyone can live beyond what they’re capable of.     

Markus Zusak