Hope is willing to leave unanswered questions unanswered and unknown futures unknown. Hope makes you see God's guiding hand not only in the gentle and pleasant moments but also in the shadows of disappointment and darkness.— Henri Nouwen
Surprising Hopeful Future quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
The youth is the hope of our future.
Children are not the people of tomorrow, but people today.
They are entitled to be taken seriously. They have a right to be treated by adults with tenderness and respect, as equals. They should be allowed to grow into whoever they were meant to be - The unknown person inside each of them is the hope for the future.
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.
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Learn from yesterday, live for today.
So, transform yourself first… Because you are young and have dreams and want to do something meaningful, that in itself, makes you our future and our hope. Keep expanding your horizon, decolonize your mind, and cross borders.
Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it truth. Feed it with love.
As long as I breathe I hope. As long as I breathe I shall fight for the future, that radiant future, in which man, strong and beautiful, will become master of the drifting stream of his history and will direct it towards the boundless horizons of beauty, joy and happiness!
I see no hope for the future of our people if they are dependent on the frivolous youth of today, for certainly all youth are reckless beyond words. When I was a boy, we were taught to be discrete and respectful of elders, but the present youth are exceedingly wise and impatient of restraint.
Live life expecting the worst, hoping for the best, and living for the future!
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
To regret the past, to hope in the future, and never to be satisfied with the present: that is what I spend my whole life doing
The local church is the hope of the world, and its future rests primarily in the hands of its leaders.
It's being here now that's important.
There's no past and there's no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past, but we can't relive it; and we can hope for the future, but we don't know if there is one.
Everything that you are going through is preparing you for what you asked for.
Our German Fatherland to which I hope will be granted.
.. to become in the future as closely united, as powerful, and as authoritative as once the Roman world-empire was, and that, just as in the old times they said, Civis romanus sum, hereafter, at some time in the future, they will say, I am a German citizen.
Solidarity does not assume that our struggles are the same struggles, or that our pain is the same pain, or that our hope is for the same future. Solidarity involves commitment, and work, as well as the recognition that even if we do not have the same feelings, or the same lives, or the same bodies, we do live on common ground.
The future belongs to those who give the next generation reason for hope.
Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.
Dissents speak to a future age. It's not simply to say, 'My colleagues are wrong and I would do it this way.' But the greatest dissents do become court opinions and gradually over time their views become the dominant view. So that's the dissenter's hope: that they are writing not for today but for tomorrow.
If we are to have any hope for the future, those who have lanterns must pass them on to others.
Learn From Yesterday, Live for Today, hope for tomorrow.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
Without education, there is no hope for our people and without hope, our future is lost
The adolescents of my generation, greedy for life, forgot in body and soul about their hopes for the future until reality taught them that tomorrow was not what they had dreamed, and they discovered nostalgia.
If we were logical, the future would be bleak, indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope, and we can work.
Remember how far you've come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.
Forgiving does not erase the bitter past.
A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future.
We have within ourselves Enough to fill the present day with joy, And overspread the future years with hope.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar” story is about hope.
You, like the little caterpillar, will grow up, unfold your wings and fly off into the future
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
I love you. I am who I am because of you. You are every reason, every hope, and every dream I've ever had, and no matter what happens to us in the future, everyday we are together is the greatest day of my life. I will always be yours.
Giving encouragement to others is a most welcome gift, for the results of it are lifted spirits, increased self-worth, and a hopeful future.
The One who lives outside of time invites you into a reality that is informed by His perfect plans to give you hope and a future. God speaks in the past tense about battles you’re currently fighting. And He buries the shame of yesterday in order to resurrect the moment you are in and sustain you in the season He is calling you to embrace.
When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past, and no amount of anxiety can change the future.
Facing future I see hope, hope that we will survive, hope that we will prosper, hope that once again we will reap the blessings of this magical land, for without hope I cannot live, remember the past but do not dwell there, face the future where all our hopes stand.
The Sermon on the Mount commands me to lay up for myself treasures, not upon earth, but in Heaven. My hopes of a future life are all founded upon the Gospel of Christ.
Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.
It's not the future that you're afraid of. It's repeating the past that makes you anxious.
Remembrance of the past kills all present energy and deadens all hope for the future
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.
The highest knowledge is to know that we are surrounded by mystery.
Neither knowledge nor hope for the future can be the pivot of our life or determine its direction. It is intended to be solely determined by our allowing ourselves to be gripped by the ethical God, who reveals Himself in us, and by our yielding our will to His.
We are not lacking in the dynamic forces needed to create the future.
We live immersed in a sea of energy beyond all comprehension.
A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future.