A little hope, even hopeless hope, never hurt anybody.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single
word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
As long as there is one upright man, as long as there is one
compassionate woman, the contagion may spread and the scene is not
desolate. Hope is the one thing left to us in a bad time.
Beware how you take away hope from another human being.
-Oliver Wendell Holmes
Change is one form of hope; to risk change is to believe in tomorrow.
Courage is as often the outcome of despair as of hope; in the one case
we have nothing to lose, in the other everything to gain.
-Diane de Poitiers
False hope is better than no hope at all.
Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
Great hopes make great men.
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend.
Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out a certain way.
Hope is the conviction that something makes sense, no matter what the
Hope is the denial of reality.
Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn't permanent.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the
tune without words and never stops- at all.
Hope is the worst of evils, for it prolongs the torments of man.
-Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Hope never abandons you; you abandon it.
I can endure my own Despair
But not another's Hope.
I feel much better now that I've given up hope.
I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive.
I suppose it can be truthfully said that Hope is the only universal liar
who never loses his reputation for veracity.
-Robert G. Ingersoll
In the factory we make cosmetics; in the drugstore we sell hope.
Industry need not wish, as Poor Richard says, and He that lives upon
hope will die fasting. There are no Gains, without Pains.
It is not the end of joy that makes old age so sad, but the end of hope.
-Jean Paul Richter
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.
Reserving judgments is a matter of infinite hope.
-F. Scott Fitzgerald
The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night's sleep.
The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do,
something to love, and something to hope for.
The miserable have no other medicine but only hope.
There are no hopeless situations; there are only people who have grown
hopeless about them.
-Clare Boothe Luce
There is hope, but not for us.
We must accept finite disappointments, but we must never lose infinite
-Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation.
Whether you believe or disbelieve, it is a wicked thing to take away
You do not know what hope is, until you have lost it.
Youth is easily deceived, because it is quick to hope.
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