125 Hopeful Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of hopeful quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about feeling hopeful.

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The Most Famous Hopeful Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless. — Gilbert K. Chesterton

Hope is passion for what is possible. — Soren Kierkegaard

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Hope does not disappoint. — Paul the Apostle

Where there is hope...there is life — Anne Frank

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

Hope - Hope in the face of difficulty. Hope in the face of uncertainty. The audacity of hope! — Barack Obama

Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Maybe I’ll never be able to do what I hope to, but at least I have hope. — Marilyn Monroe

Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit. — 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

Short Hopeful Quotes

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  • Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. — Helen Keller
  • I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe. — Dalai Lama
  • The youth is the hope of our future. — Jose Rizal
  • Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever. — Roy Bennett
  • The POSITIVE THINKER sees the INVISIBLE, feels the INTANGIBLE, and achieves the IMPOSSIBLE. — Winston Churchill
  • Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst. — English Proverbs
  • Where there is no vision, there is no hope. — George Washington Carver
  • Learn from yesterday, live for today. — Albert Einstein
  • There's hope at the bottom of the biggest waterfall." ~pg 426 — Patrick Ness
  • Rules for Happiness: something to do, someone to love, something to hope for. — Immanuel Kant

Hopeful Image Quotes

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Hopeful quote by Jose Rizal

The youth is the hope of our future. — Jose Rizal

Hopeful quote by Roy Bennett

Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever. — Roy Bennett

Hopeful quote by English Proverbs

Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst. — English Proverbs

Hopeful quote by George Washington Carver

Where there is no vision, there is no hope. — George Washington Carver

Hopeful quote by Maya Angelou

Hope and fear cannot occupy the same space. Invite one to stay. — Maya Angelou

Hopeful quote by Epicurus

Remember that what you have now was once among the things you only hoped for. — Epicurus

Hopeful quote by Peter The Great

Soldiers' bellies are not satisfied with empty promises and hopes. — Peter The Great

Hopeful quote by Gene Wilder

The suspense is terrible. I hope it'll last. — Gene Wilder

Hopeful quote by Bernard Williams

There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope. — Bernard Williams

Hopeful quote by Yasmin Mogahed

Holding on to hope when everything is dark, is the greatest test of faith — Yasmin Mogahed

Hopeful quote by Rumi

Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure. — Rumi

Hopeful quote by Estee Lauder

I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it. — Estee Lauder

Hopeful quote by Harriet Tubman

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. — Harriet Tubman

Hopeful quote by Mahmoud Darwish

We suffer from an incurable malady: Hope. — Mahmoud Darwish

Hopeful quote by Norman Vincent Peale

Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory. — Norman Vincent Peale

Hopeful quote by Indira Gandhi

The purpose of life is to believe, to hope, and to strive. — Indira Gandhi

Hopeful quote by Napoleon Bonaparte

A leader is a dealer in hope. — Napoleon Bonaparte

Hopeful quote by Scottish Proverbs

Were it not for hope the heart would break. — Scottish Proverbs

Hopeful quote by Italian Proverbs

Hope is the last to abandon the unhappy. — Italian Proverbs

Hopeful quote by Rudy Giuliani

Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy. — Rudy Giuliani

Hopeful quote For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope yo
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.

Being Hopeful Quotes

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For what it's worth, it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of and if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over. — F. Scott Fitzgerald

We need to have music that contributes to the well-being of the spirit. Music that cradles people's lives and makes things a little easier. That's what I try to do, and what I want to do. You don't want to close the door on hope. — Merle Haggard

You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world's problems at once but don't ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own. — Michelle Obama

Hopeful quote Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it trut
Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it truth. Feed it with love.

to love is to risk, not being loved in return. to hope is to risk pain. to try is to risk failure. but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in my life is to risk nothing. — Bob Marley

I plead with you--never, ever give up on hope, never doubt, never tire, and never become discouraged. Be not afraid. — Pope John Paul II

There's no way around grief and loss: you can dodge all you want, but sooner or later you just have to go into it, through it, and, hopefully, come out the other side. The world you find there will never be the same as the world you left. — Johnny Cash

Hopeful quote I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.

My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world. — Jack Layton

I can see both trends among the youths: people who are ready for a constructive, critical and active presence, and others who are ready to become invisible Muslims and to compromise to be accepted. I put my hope in the former and pray for the latter. — Tariq Ramadan

For what fortress, what city, in the wide extent of the Roman empire, can hope to exist, secure and impregnable, if it is our pleasure that it should be erased from the earth? — Attila the Hun

Live in faith and hope, though it be in darkness, for in this darkness God protects the soul. Cast your care upon God for you are His and He will not forget you. Do not think that He is leaving you alone, for that would be to wrong Him. — John of the Cross

Feeling Hopeful Quotes

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As far as you can avoid it, do not give grief to anyone. Never inflict your rage on another. If you hope for eternal rest, feel the pain yourself; but don’t hurt others. — Omar Khayyam

The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope. — Barack Obama

Sometimes you search so hard for words. You look for a way to interpret the language of this heart and the unspoken bond you feel. But in the end you are left with nothing but silence. And deep down you hope it’s understood. — Yasmin Mogahed

Hopeful quote Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.
Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.

I hope you make the best of it. And I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people with a different point of view. I hope you live a life you're proud of. If you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again. — F. Scott Fitzgerald

Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible. — Unknown

Art is the best possible introduction to the culture of the world. I love it for the buried hopes, the garnered memories, the tender feelings it can summon at a touch. It washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. — Pablo Picasso

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Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible. — Helen Keller

I ain't no saint, but I've tried never to do anything that would hurt my family or offend God...I figure all any kid needs is hope and the feeling he or she belongs. If I could do or say anything that would give some kid that feeling, I would believe I had contributed something to the world. — Elvis Presley

I belong to the givers. I want to give a little happiness even if I haven’t had much for myself. Music has enriched my life and, hopefully - through me, a little - the public’s. If anyone left an opera house feeling more happy and at peace, I achieved my purpose. — Maria Callas

Every time I hear anyone speak of the Sacred Heart of Jesus or of the Blessed Sacrament I feel an indescribable joy. It is as if a wave of precious memories, sweet affections and joyful hopes swept over my poor person, making me tremble with happiness and filling my soul with tenderness. — Pope John XXIII

Positive Hopeful Quotes

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Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A 'you can do it' when things are tough. — Richard M. DeVos

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. — Robert Breault

Those we most love cause us not only great joy but also great pain. LOVE is stronger than fear, life stronger than death, hope stronger than despair. We have to trust that the risk of loving is always worth taking. — Henri Nouwen

Hopeful quote Be brave enough to hold on to the hope that life will be beautiful again.
Be brave enough to hold on to the hope that life will be beautiful again.

Learn From Yesterday, Live for Today, hope for tomorrow. — Orison Swett Marden

Once you choose hope, anything's possible — Christopher Reeve

Part of being optimistic is keeping one's head pointed toward the sun, one's feet moving forward. — Nelson Mandela

Hopeful quote Never stop believing in hope because miracles happen everyday.
Never stop believing in hope because miracles happen everyday.

I truly believe in positive synergy, that your positive mindset gives you a more hopeful outlook, and belief that you can do something great means you will do something great. — Russell Wilson

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It's all about hope, kindness and a connection with one another. — Elizabeth Taylor

Play interests me very much," said Hermann: "but I am not in the position to sacrifice the necessary in the hope of winning the superfluous. — Alexander Pushkin

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When you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance. — Lee Ann Womack

Stay Hopeful Quotes

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Hope and fear cannot occupy the same space. Invite one to stay. — Maya Angelou

Never lose hope. Stay close to Allah and when you mess up, go back to Him. Never, ever stop going back to Him. Repent often. Cry to Allah. And hold on tight-with your life-to His remembrance and to prayer. If you do this, you may get wet, but insha Allah never drown in this ocean of dunya. — Yasmin Mogahed

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God shall be my hope, my stay, my guide and lantern to my feet. — William Shakespeare

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I've dreamt in my life dreams that have stayed with me ever after. — Emily Bronte

Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there who will try to discourage you. Don't listen to them. The only one who can make you give up is yourself. — Sidney Sheldon

We in the United States should be all the more thankful for the freedom and religious tolerance we enjoy. And we should always remember the lessons learned from the Holocaust, in hopes we stay vigilant against such inhumanity now and in the future. — Charlie Dent

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Barcelona is my home and I hope that I stay here for many years. — Lionel Messi

The towers are gone now, reduced to bloody rubble, along with all hopes for Peace in Our Time, in the United States or any other country. Make no mistake about it: We are At War now & with somebody & and we will stay At War with that mysterious Enemy for the rest of our lives. — Hunter S. Thompson

The time is now, the place is here. Stay in the present. You can do nothing to change the past, and the future will never come exactly as you plan or hope for. — Dan Millman

You have to continue to believe in yourself, know your value and continue to work on honing your skills. I was rejected by everyone but here I sit. So you have to stay in the game, you can't just fall apart. Hopefully those challenges will make you stronger, it did for me. — Debbie Allen

Remain Hopeful Quotes

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The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope. — Wendell Berry

Hope has two beautiful daughters; their names are Anger and Courage. Anger at the way things are, and Courage to see that they do not remain as they are. — Saint Augustine

Despite such laudable attempts to infuse rationality into the various arenas ripe for hope peddling, most people remain easy prey to the messages of hope. — Gad Saad

Hopeful quote There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealous
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.

I am a judge born, raised, and proud of being a Jew. The demand for justice runs through the entirety of the Jewish tradition. I hope, in my years on the bench of the Supreme Court of the United States, I will have the strength and the courage to remain constant in the service of that demand. — Ruth Bader Ginsburg

When once the forms of civility are violated, there remains little hope of return to kindness or decency. — Samuel Johnson

Beauty kindles love, and only the one who remains captivated by it, only the one who is intoxicated by it, only the one who remains a lover while he is investigating its essence, can hope to penetrate its essence. — Dietrich von Hildebrand

Hopeful quote Look back and be grateful, look ahead and be hopeful, look around and be helpful
Look back and be grateful, look ahead and be hopeful, look around and be helpful.

Nothing remains but to hope the end will come to extinguish the unrelenting pain of waiting for it. — Pier Paolo Pasolini

To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival. — Wendell Berry

All the gang of those who rule us Hope our quarrels never stop Helping them to split and fool us So they can remain on top. — Bertolt Brecht

The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy. — N. D. Kalu

Sad But Hopeful Quotes

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She wasn't bitter. She was sad, though. But it was a hopeful kind of sad. The kind of sad that just takes time. — Stephen Chbosky

Most people say, "Show, don't tell," but I stand by Show and Tell, because when writers put their work out into the world, they're like kids bringing their broken unicorns and chewed-up teddy bears into class in the sad hope that someone else will love them as much as they do. — Colson Whitehead

The curious beauty of African music is that it uplifts even as it tells a sad tale. You may be poor, you may have only a ramshackle house, you may have lost your job, but that song gives you hope. — Nelson Mandela

Hopeful quote Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.
Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.

The world he saw was sadder than the one he hoped to find. But it wasn't near as lonesome as the one he left behind. — Kris Kristofferson

It is sad To see the light of beauty wane away, Know eyes are dimming, bosoms shrivelling, feet Losing their springs, and limbs their lily roundness; But it is worse to feel the heart-spring gone, To lose hope, care not for the coming thing, And feel all things go to decay within us. — Philip James Bailey

The erasure itself became the action. It seemed to suggest a moment in terms of how sad or pessimistic you can feel in a political environment or a historical situation. But it felt like a really hopeful gesture in the painting. — Julie Mehretu

Hopeful quote All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my mother.
All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my mother.

It is not the end of joy that makes old age so sad, but the end of hope. — Jean Paul

So I took her hand, and I don't know what everybody else heard, but to me it sounded like a slow dance: a little sad, but maybe a little hopeful, too. — Rick Riordan

Children see in their parents the past, their parents see in them the future; and if we find more love in the parents for their children than in children for their parents, this is sad but natural. Who does not entertain his hopes more than his recollections. — John Ruskin

What makes old age so sad is not that our joys but our hopes cease. — Jean Paul

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Hopeful quote by Robert Kennedy

Every time you stand up for an ideal, you send forth a tiny ripple of hope. — Robert Kennedy

Hopeful quote by Nikos Kazantzakis

I hope for nothing. I fear nothing. I am free. — Nikos Kazantzakis

Hopeful quote by Oscar Wilde

What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise — Oscar Wilde

Hopeful quote by Arabic Proverbs

He who has health, has hope. And he who has hope, has everything. — Arabic Proverbs

Hopeful quote by J. R. R. Tolkien

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

Hopeful quote by Tertullian

Hope is patience with the lamp lit. — Tertullian

Hopeful quote by Emily Dickinson

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul. — Emily Dickinson

Hopeful quote by Arthur Miller

Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets. — Arthur Miller

Hopeful quote by Daniel Berrigan

The gift we can offer others is so simple a thing as hope. — Daniel Berrigan

Hopeful quote by Pauli Murray

Hope is a song in a weary throat. — Pauli Murray

Hopeful quote by George Harrison

With every mistake, we must surely be learning. — George Harrison

Hopeful quote by Georges Bernanos

A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread. — Georges Bernanos

Hopeful quote by George Lucas

In my experience, there's no such thing as luck. — George Lucas

Hopeful quote by George Lucas

May the Force be with you. — George Lucas

Hopeful quote by Epictetus

We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope. — Epictetus

Hopeful quote by Robert Green Ingersoll

Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers. — Robert Green Ingersoll

Hopeful quote by Jiddu Krishnamurti

There is hope in people, not in society, not in systems, but in you and me. — Jiddu Krishnamurti

Hopeful quote by Nelson Mandela

May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears. — Nelson Mandela

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