135 Hopes And Fears Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of hopes and fears quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about hopes and dreams.

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The Most Famous Hopes And Fears Quotes (Best in 2024)

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If hopes were dupes, fears may be liars. — Arthur Hugh Clough

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

Just as man cannot live without dreams, he cannot live without hope. If dreams reflect the past, hope summons the future. — Elie Wiesel

Consult not your fears, but your hopes and your dreams. — Pope John XXIII

Love is full of anxious fears. — Ovid

Love is a thing that is full of cares and fears. — Ovid

Minds that are ill at ease are agitated by both hope and fear. — Ovid

Hope, danger's comforter — Thucydides

If it were not for hopes, the heart would break. — Thomas Fuller

Hope, it is the only thing stronger than fear. A little hope is effective, a lot of hope is dangerous. — Suzanne Collins

Short Hopes And Fears Quotes

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  • Hope and fear cannot occupy the same space. Invite one to stay. — Maya Angelou
  • It is man's duty to love and to fear God, even without hope of reward or fear of punishment. — Maimonides
  • Courage is not the absence of fear... — Richard Stengel
  • Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfullfilled potential. — Pope John XXIII
  • No scientific subject has ever aroused quite the same mixture of hopes and fears [as atomic energy]. — Edward Victor Appleton
  • Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable. — Ambrose Bierce
  • Courage is not the absence of fear, but the mastery of it. — Mark Twain
  • Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that — James Neil Hollingworth
  • Art must touch our lives, our fears and cares – evoke our dreams and give hope to the darkness. — Frederick Hart
  • Fear less, hope more. Eat less, chew more. Talk less, say more. Hate less, love more. — Abigail Van Buren

Top 10 Hopes And Fears Quotes

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

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

If you don't know the guy on the other side of the world, love him anyway because he's just like you. He has the same dreams, the same hopes and fears. It's one world, pal. We're all neighbors. — Frank Sinatra

Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world. — Jane Addams

We dance for laughter, we dance for tears, we dance for madness, we dance for fears, we dance for hopes, we dance for screams, we are the dancers, we create the dreams. — Albert Einstein

Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. — Pope John XXII

Exploiting people's emotions of fear, envy and anxiety is not hope, it's not change, it's partisanship. We don't need partisanship. We don't need demagoguery, we need solutions. — Paul Ryan

Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change - this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress. — Bruce Barton

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

It is man's duty to love and to fear God, even without hope of reward or fear of punishment. — Maimonides

Hopes And Fears Image Quotes

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Hopes and fears quote by Maya Angelou

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

Hopes and fears quote by Mark Twain

Courage is not the absence of fear, but the mastery of it. — Mark Twain

Hopes and fears quote Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.
Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.

What Are Hopes And Fears Quotes

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If you have confidence in your own words, aspirations, thoughts, and actions and do your very best, you will have no need to regret the outcome of what you do. Fear and trembling are lot of the person who, while stinting effort, hopes that everything will come out precisely as he wants. — Mas Oyama

What unhappy beings men are! They constantly waver between false hopes and silly fears, and instead of relying on reason they create monsters to frighten themselves with, and phantoms which lead them astray. — Baron de Montesquieu

Leave everything. Leave Dada. Leave your wife. Leave your mistress. Leave your hopes and fears. Leave your children in the woods. Leave the substance for the shadow. Leave your easy life, leave what you are given for the future. Set off on the roads. — Andre Breton

Hopes and fears quote Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.
Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.

Hope and fear are both phantoms that arise from thinking of the self. When we don't see the self as self, what do we have to fear? — Lao Tzu

My devils and angels, fears and hopes, insights and stupidities, loves and loathings, are what they are. I don't edit them out so much as try to make them interesting - whether I am talking to you, or writing a poem, or joking with my kids, or speaking on television. — Robert Pinsky

...losing through you what seemed myself, i find selves unimaginably mine; beyond sorrow's own joys and hopings very fears yours is the light by which my spirit's born: yours is the darkness of my soul's return... you are my sun, my moon, and all my stars. — E. E. cummings

Hopes and fears quote May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.
May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.

...What are numbers knit By force or custom? Man who man would be,Must rule the empire of himself; in itMust be supreme, establishing his throneOn vanquished will, quelling the anarchyOf hopes and fears, being himself alone. — Percy Bysshe Shelley

It seems to me that as economics drives politics and money markets set policies, what we have is an enormously powerful emergence of both a police state on the one hand and an incredible culture of cruelty on the other. All of the sudden, shared hopes are replaced by shared fears. — Henry Giroux

You must get Israelis to understand the feelings and the hopes and the traumas of the Palestinians. You have to get the Palestinians to understand why Israel is behaving the way it does: What is the legacy of the Holocaust, what are the fears of average Jewish people? — Uri Avnery

Often I say to myself "Really, what are we doing on this planet?" We are passing the message as well as we can, communicating our fears, our hopes ... Day in day out, week after week and year after year, people kill each other. — Elie Wiesel

Hopes And Dreams Quotes

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Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do. — Pope John XXIII

In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe. — Michael Jackson

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

Hopes and fears quote We should not let our fears hold us back from pursuing our hopes.
We should not let our fears hold us back from pursuing our hopes.

Don't be afraid to step out, have dreams, have visions, have hopes and always, always, always believe in miracles. — Joyce Meyer

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Every great dream begins with a dreamer. — Harriet Tubman

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. — Yuri Kochiyama

Hopes and fears quote Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.
Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.

Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true. — Judy Garland

By your own soul, learn to live. If some men force you, take no heed. If some men hate you, have no care. Sing your song, dream your dreams Hope your hopes, and pray your prayers. — Bo Schembechler

The sea will grant each man new hope, and sleep will bring dreams of home. — Larry Ferguson

We should never, never be afraid or ashamed about dreams. The dreams won’t all come true; we won’t always make it; but where there is no vision a people perish. Where people have no dreams and no hopes and aspirations, life becomes dull and a meaningless wilderness. — Tommy Douglas

Hopes And Expectations Quotes

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If you're absent during my struggle, don't expect to be present during my success. — Will Smith

I have been bent and broken, but - I hope - into a better shape. — Charles Dickens

Live life expecting the worst, hoping for the best, and living for the future! — Jerry Garcia

There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow. — Orison Swett Marden

The star of Bethlehem was a star of hope that led the wise men to the fulfillment of their expectations, the success of their expedition. Nothing in this world is more fundamental for success in life than hope, and this star pointed to our only source for true hope: Jesus Christ. — D. James Kennedy

Unhappiness happens when your reality does not match your hopes and expectations. — Mo Gawdat

Every area of trouble gives out a ray of hope; and the one unchangeable certainty is that nothing is certain or unchangeable. — John F. Kennedy

Have faith in God and in yourself; that will cure all. Hope for the best, expect the best, toil for the best and everything will come right for you in the end. — Ramana Maharshi

Without Easter, Good Friday would have no meaning. Without Easter, there would be no hope that suffering and abandonment might be tolerable. But with Easter, a way out becomes visible for human sorrows, an absolute future: more than a hope, a divine expectation. — Hans Urs von Balthasar

I hoped to get instruction in Yoga, expected wonderful teachings, but what the teacher did was mainly to force me to face the darkness within myself and it almost killed me.... I was beaten down in every sense until I had to come to terms with that in me which I kept rejecting all my life. — Irina Tweedie

Fears And Dreams Quotes

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Make your faith larger than your fears and your dreams larger than your doubts. — Robin S. Sharma

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that things are difficult — Seneca

Let your dreams be bigger than your fears and your actions louder than your words. — Christine Caine

I honestly didn't think miracles could ever come from my broken pieces, and I was disabled in fear that my dreams would always remain as dreams. Don't give up on you. Don't give up on God. Don't give up on love. — Nick Vujicic

Always be on the lookout for ways to turn a problem into an opportunity for success. Always be on the lookout for ways to nurture your dream. — Lao Tzu

It’s believing in those dreams and facing our fears head on that allows us to live our lives beyond our limits. — Amy Purdy

Safety isn't just an illusion, it's a cop-out. I know it sounds trite, but there's simply nothing like a near-death experience to remind one of the impermanence of everything. And living imprisoned by fear only to die with regret over dreams postponed was a life neither of us was interested in. — Rich Roll

Face your fears, endure its pain and they will be re-written in the form of pride and dreams. — Greg Plitt

Cities, like dreams, are made of desires and fears, even if the thread of their discourse is secret, their rules are absurd, their perspectives deceitful, and everything conceals something else. — Italo Calvino

Let your dreams be bigger than your fears, your actions louder than your words, and your faith stronger than your feelings — Nicky Gumbel

Wishes And Hopes Quotes

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Much as we might wish to believe otherwise, universal love and the welfare of the species as a whole are concepts which simply do not make evolutionary sense. — Richard Dawkins

I am a missionary, heart and soul. God had an only Son, and He was a missionary and a physician. I am a poor, poor imitation of Him, or wish to be. In this service I hope to live; in it I wish to die! — David Livingstone

If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius. — Joseph Addison

In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal. — Nisami

I like cinnamon rolls, but I don't always have time to make a pan. That's why I wish they would sell cinnamon roll incense. After all I'd rather light a stick and have my roommate wake up with false hopes. — Mitch Hedberg

Our forces saved the remnants of the Jewish people of Europe for a new life and a new hope in the reborn land of Israel. Along with all men of good will, I salute the young state and wish it well. — Dwight D. Eisenhower

It is the hope of the European Union that Ariel Sharon will keep the peace process alive and continue the dialogue according to the wishes of all the parties involved. — Goran Persson

I wish I had time to explain everything I did. Almost everything was done with an eye on the GLBT movement...last week I got a phone call from Altoona, Pennsylvania, and the voice was young, my election gave one more young person, hope — Harvey Milk

The fruit we wish to pick tomorrow lies hidden in the seed of today. The goals we are to read and the problems we are to solve tomorrow depend upon today's diligence, hope and faith, today's conviction of the almightiness of good. — Ralph Johnson

We're sending you best wishes And hope your day goes well And that you'll find some memories With stories you can tell Of how you had a marvelous time And those around you too With fun and lots of laughter And all this just for you.. Have a Very Happy Birthday — Janet Horne

Hope And Expectation Quotes

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Alfred Nobel was much concerned, as are we all, with the tangible benefits we hope for and expect from physiological and medical research, and the Faculty of the Caroline Institute has ever been alert to recognize practical benefits. — Haldan Keffer Hartline

Give the respect you want to receive; embody the grace you hope to encounter; and help others with no expectations whatsoever. — Cory Booker

It's a good place when all you have is hope and not expectations. — Danny Boyle

I don't expect my flight to produce a generation of astronauts and cosmonauts back home, but I hope it will encourage people to pursue their dreams. — Mark Shuttleworth

The only real security is not in owning or possessing, not in demanding or expecting, not in hoping, even. Security in a relationship lies neither in looking back to what it was, nor forward to what it might be, but living in the present and accepting it as it is now. — Anne Morrow Lindbergh

All life worth living is difficult, nobody promised us happiness; it is not a commodity you have earned, or shall ever earn. It is a by-product of brave living, and it never comes in the form we expect, or at the season we hoped for, or as the result of our planning for it. — Katherine Anne Porter

And it was only released in London last week, so when I go back to England Monday or whatever, I am expecting heaps of adulation. I'm hoping there is. If that doesn't happen I will be disappointed. — David Thewlis

The wise expect nothing, hope for nothing, thus avoiding all disappointment and anxiety. — Alexandra David-Neel

Hopes were wallflowers. Hopes hugged the perimeter of a dance floor in your brain, tugging at their party lace, all perfume and hems and doomed expectation. They fanned their dance cards, these guests that pressed against the walls of your heart. — Karen Russell

but a sanguine temper, though for ever expecting more good than occurs, does not always pay for its hopes by any proportionate depression. it soon flies over the present failure, and begins to hope again. — Jane Austen

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Don't let fear stop you. Don't give up because you are paralyzed by insecurity or overwhelmed by the odds, because in giving up, you give up hope. Understand that failure is a process in life, that only in trying can you enrich yourself and have the possibility of moving forward. The greatest obstacle in life is fear and giving up because of it. — Sonia Sotomayor

The heart, in its journey to Allah, Majestic is He, is like that of a bird; Love is its head, and fear and hope are its two wings. When the head and two wings are sound, the bird flies gracefully; if the head is severed, the bird dies; if the bird loses one of its wings, it then becomes a target for every hunter or predator. — Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya

Begin to rejoice in the Lord, and your bones will flourish like an herb, and your cheeks will glow with the bloom of health and freshness. Worry, fear, distrust, care-all are poisonous! Joy is balm and healing, and if you will but rejoice, God will give power. — A. B. Simpson

Most of the time common stocks are subject to irrational and excessive price fluctuations in both directions as the consequence of the ingrained tendency of most people to speculate or gamble... to give way to hope, fear and greed. — Benjamin Graham

The cycle of violence will continue far into the new millennium. Hopes for peace will probably not be realized, because the great powers that shape the international system fear each other and compete for power as a result. Indeed, their ultimate aim is to gain a position of dominant power over others, because having dominant power is the best means to ensure one's own survival. — John Mearsheimer

In all cultures, the midwife's place is on the threshold of life, where intense human emotions, fear, hope, longing, triumph, and incredible physical power-enable a new human being to emerge. Her vocation is unique. — Sheila Kitzinger

According to energy medicine, we are all living history books. Our bodies contain our histories- every chapter, line and verse of every event and relationship in our lives. As our lives unfold, our biological health becomes a living, breathing biographical statement that conveys our strengths, weaknesses, hopes and fears. — Caroline Myss

I fear waking up one morning and finding out my life was all for nothing. We're here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark. When you're kind to someone in trouble, you hope they remember and are kind to someone else and so on. Soon it will be like a wildfire. — Whoopi Goldberg

We look at the world through our likes and dislikes, hopes and fears, opinions and judgments. We want everyone to behave as we think they should; otherwise we get agitated. But we are here to accept the world as it is, even as we work to make it better. — Eknath Easwaran

May the boldest fear and the wisest tremble when incurring responsibilities on which may depend our country's peace and prosperity, and in some degree the hopes and happiness of the whole human family. — Zachary Taylor

God of deep waters and infinite riches, challenge me to go where I fear, to do what is difficult and what I thought could never be done. Push me to go to the deep waters of life and cast my net wide, for I put all my hope, trust and faith in you. — Matthew Kelly

I have searched all night and day for new and better words that could express my feelings and fear for the people of this country. I found no new words. I only have no hope-filled insight to deliver. I only have this warning to all Americans: Whatever this country is willing to do to the least of us, it will one day do to us all. — Killer Mike

Only one life, a few brief years, Each with its burdens, hopes, and fears; Each with its clays I must fulfill. living for self or in His will; Only one life, 'twill soon be past, Only what s done for Christ will last. — Charles Studd

A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune. — Horace

Positive minds produce positive lives. Negative minds produce negative lives. Positive thoughts are always full of faith and hope. Negative thoughts are always full of fear and doubt. — Joyce Meyer

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

Comedy is defiance. It's a snort of contempt in the face of fear and anxiety. And it's the laughter that allows hope to creep back on the inhale. — Will Durst

Take the joy and bear the sorrow, looking past your hopes and fears: learn to recognize the measured dance that orders all our years. — Archilochus

None in this age will amass wealth except those having five traits ofcharacter. High hopes; abnormal greediness; excessive miserliness, lack of fearing Allaah; and forgetfulness of the coming world. — Sufyan al-Thawri

Where I am today is my starting point. Who I am today is my starting point. My failures and successes of the past, my fears and hopes of the future are all shadows. Today is my reality, and I'll use it to create my world. — Taylor Stevens

I wasn't going to be one of those people who died wondering what if? I would keep putting my dreams to the test - even though it meant living with uncertainty and fear of failure. This is the shadowland of hope, and anyone with a dream must learn to live there. — Alex Haley

Regard not dreams, since they are but the images of our hopes and fears. — Cato the Younger

I need someone who believes that the sun will rise again but who does not fear my darkness. Someone who can point out the rocks in my way without making me a child by carrying me. Someone who can stand in thunder and watch the lightning and believe in a rainbow. — Joe Mahoney

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