Quotes on Hope

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Hope is the power to be cheerful in circumstances that we know to be desperate.

∼G.K. Chesterton, English writer  & Poet

We should never let our fears hold us back from pursuing our hopes.

∼John F. Kennedy, President of the United states


There are no hopeless situations; there are only men who have grown hopeless about them.

∼Clare Booth Luce, American Playwright


Of all the forces that make for a better world, none is so indispensable, none is so powerful as hope.  Without hope man is only half alive.

∼Charles Sawyer, American Lawyer


Hold your head high, stick your chest out.  You can make it.  It gets dark sometimes, but morning comes…Keep hope alive.

∼Jesse Jackson, American Minister, Civil Rights Leader


We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.

∼Martin Luther King, American Civil Rights Leader, Minister


Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.

∼Martin Luther, German religious reformer


Nothing worth doing is completed in our lifetime, therefore, we must be saved by hope.

∼Reinhold Niebuhr, American Theologian


Great hopes make great men

∼Thomas Fuller, English Clergyman


Be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart, All you who hope in the Lord.

∼Psalm 31:24, NKJV


But I will hope continually, And will praise You yet more and more.

∼Psalm 71:14, NKJV

And not only that, but we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance;  and perseverance, character; and character, hope. Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us.

∼Romans 5:3-5, NKJV


Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.

~Christopher Reeve, Actor


Hope is the feeling we have that the feeling we have is not permanent.

~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960



Hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark.

~George Iles, Canadian Author, Actor


Ok my good readers, enough.  Just don’t lose hope today.  Share any additional quotes you know on hope.