40 Inspirational Hope Quotes & Sayings

When you’re drowning in despair and anxiety is clawing at you like a ravenous beast, what you need are the most powerful hope quotes to help you through these rough times. If you found this write-up, this means that there’s at least one message on our list that is meant for you.

You need just one spark to light a fire. You need just one break in the clouds for the sun to shine brilliantly through. Hold on to the belief that things will work out in the end. It starts with just a little bit of hope.

40 Inspirational Hope Quotes

Expecting something for nothing is the most popular form of hope. – Arnold H. Glasow

What is hope? Hope is wishing for a thing to come true; faith is believing that it will come true. – Norman Vincent Peale

Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out. – Vaclav Havel

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. – Desmond Tutu

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Faith and hope work hand in hand, however while hope focuses on the future, faith focuses on the now. – David Odunaiya

Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today. – Thich Nhat Hanh

Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man. – Pliny the Elder

Hope is outreaching desire with an expectancy of good. It is a characteristic of all living beings. – Edward S. Ame

Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good. – Vaclav Havel

Hope Quotes About Love

Hope, as it pertains to love, is a good thing because by hoping for certain things such as an extended future with the one you love is made possible. – John Franks

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You are every reason, every hope and every dream I’ve ever had. – Nicholas Sparks

They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for. – Tom Bodett

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Hope Quotes About Life

What gives me the most hope every day is God’s grace; knowing that his grace is going to give me the strength for whatever I face, knowing that nothing is a surprise to God. – Rick Warren

In reality, hope is the worst of all evils, because it prolongs man’s torments. – Friedrich Nietzsche

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. – Joseph Addison

Rejoice in our confident hope. Be patient in trouble, and keep on praying. – Romans 12:12

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Be prepared, work hard, and hope for a little luck. Recognize that the harder you work and the better prepared you are, the more luck you might have. – Ed Bradley

Hope is a beautiful thing. It gives us peace and strength and keeps us going when all seems lost. Accepting what you cannot change doesn’t mean you have given up on hope. It just means you have to focus your hope on more humanely tangible and attainable goals. – Julie Donner Andersen

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

Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality. – Jonas Salk

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Never Lose Hope Quotes

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

We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success. – Elbert Hubbard

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. – Thomas Edison

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Hope never abandons you, you abandon it. – George Weinberg

No matter the number of times you fail you must be determined to succeed. You must not lose hope. Don’t stop in your storm. Don’t give up so easily. – Tony Narams

Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. – Christopher Reeve

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Inspirational Hope Quotes

There is hope in dreams, imagination, and in the courage of those who wish to make those dreams a reality. – Jonas Salk

Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future. – Robert H. Schuller

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

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Never give up. Have hope. Expect only the best from life and take action to get it. – Catherine Pulsifer

True hope dwells on the possible, even when life seems to be a plot written by someone who wants to see how much adversity we can overcome. – Walter Anderson

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death. – Robert Fulghum

Only in the darkness can you see the stars. – Martin Luther King Jr.

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May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.

Never stop believing in hope because miracles happen everyday!

Sometimes it’s hard to pick right from wrong. The best thing we can do is go with our heart and hope it all goes well. – Mac Miller

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See Also: Faith Quotes – Quotes about faith 

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