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Hope Quotes

35 of the best book quotes about hope
  1. #1
    “You might think I lost all hope at that point. I did.”
  2. #2
    “It is not despair, for despair is only for those who see the end beyond all doubt. We do not.”
  3. #3
    “I remembered that the real world was wide, and that a varied field of hopes and fears, of sensations and excitments, awaited those who had the courage to go forth into it’s expanse, to seek real knowledge of life amidst it’s perils.”
  4. #4
    “My life is a perfect graveyard of buried hopes.”
  5. #5
    “Nothing is hopeless; we must hope for everything.”
  6. #6
    “There is a secret medicine given only to those who hurt so hard they can’t hope.”
  7. #7
    “True hope is swift, and flies with swallow’s wings.”
    author
    Shakespeare
    concept
    Hope
  8. #8
    “Hope is a function of struggle. If we’re never allowed to fall or face adversity as children, we are denied the opportunity to develop the tenacity and sense of agency we need to be hopeful.”
  9. #9
    “Watch and pray, dear, never get tired of trying, and never think it is impossible to conquer your fault.”
  10. #10
    “The world is not a wish-granting factory.”
  11. #11
    “You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope...I have loved none but you.”
  12. #12
    “I am not used to Hope —
    It might intrude upon —
    Its sweet parade — blaspheme the place —
    Ordained to Suffering —”
  13. #13
    “Hope is the thing with feathers
    That perches in the soul,
    And sings the tune without the words,
    And never stops at all”
  14. #14
    “What I need is the dandelion in the spring. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. The promise that life can go on, no matter how bad our losses. That it can be good again.”
  15. #15
    “In my work, I’ve found that moving out of powerlessness, and even despair, requires hope. Hope is not an emotion: It’s a cognitive process--a thought process made up of what researcher C. R. Snyder called the trilogy of “goals, pathways, and agency.” Hope happens when we can set goals, have the tenacity and perseverance to pursue those goals, and believe in our own abilities to act. Snyder also found that hope is learned. When boundaries, consistency, and support are all in place, children learn it from their parents, But even if we didn’t get it as kids, we can still learn hope as adults. It’s just tougher when we’re older because we have to resist and unlearn old habits, like the tendency to give up when things get tough.”
  16. #16
    “In the deepest slumber-no! In delirium-no! In a swoon-no! In death-no! even in the grave all is not lost.”
  17. #17
    “Sometimes you gwyne to git hurt, en sometimes you gwyne to git sick; but every time you’s gwyne to git well agin.”
  18. #18
    “These autumn days will shorten and grow cold. The leaves will shake loose from the trees and fall. Christmas will come, then the snows of winter. You will live to enjoy the beauty of the frozen world, for you mean a great deal to Zuckerman and he will not harm you, ever. Winter will pass, the days will lengthen, the ice will melt in the pasture pond. The song sparrow will return and sing, the frogs will awake, the warm wind will blow again. All these sights and sounds and smells will be yours to enjoy, Wilbur — this lovely world, these precious days…”
  19. #19
    All human wisdom is contained in these two words - Wait and Hope.
  20. #20
    “Reserving judgements is a matter of infinite hope.”
  21. #21
    “My long-crushed spirit rose, cowardice departed, bold defiance took its place; and I now resolved that, however long I might remain a slave in form, the day had passed forever when I could be a slave in fact.”
  22. #22
    “I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.”
  23. #23
    “I’ve asked myself again and again whether it wouldn’t have been better if we hadn’t gone into hiding; if we were dead now and didn’t have to go through this misery, especially so that the others could be spared the burden. But we all shrink from this thought. We still love life, we haven’t yet forgotten the voice of nature, and we keep hoping, hoping for...everything.”
  24. #24
    “In this hour, I do not believe that any darkness will endure.”
  25. #25
    “Now he turned on to the side street . . . resisting the urge to sob or even imagine the safety that might be awaiting him. He reminded himself that this was no time for hope. Certainly he could almost touch it. He could feel it, somewhere just out of reach. Instead of acknowledging it, he went about the business of deciding again what to do if he was caught at the last moment or if by some chance the wrong person awaited him inside.”
  26. #26
    “With the very first rays of light it came alive in me: hope. As things emerged in outline and filled with colour, hope increased until it was like a song in my heart. Oh, what it was to bask in it! Things would work out yet. The worst was over. I had survived the night.”
  27. #27
    “Tomorrow, I’ll think of some way to get him back.”
  28. #28
    At first people refuse to believe that a strange new thing can be done, then they begin to hope it can be done, then they see it can be done—then it is done and all the world wonders why it was not done centuries ago.
  29. #29
    The heart breaks when it has swelled too much in the warm breath of hope, then finds itself enclosed in cold reality.
  30. #30
    “Oft hope is born when all is forlorn.”
  31. #31
    “I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.”
  32. #32
    “After all, tomorrow is another day!”
  33. #33
    “That was the one thing that made me think, well, this may be the shadow of a beginning. That jury took a few hours. An inevitable verdict, maybe, but usually it takes ‘em just a few minutes.”
  34. #34
    “He couldn’t be married. I’m sure. Not my Westley.”
  35. #35
    “Survival had to start with me. In my experience, a castaway’s worst mistake is to hope too much and do too little.”
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