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Hope Quotes to Inspire You to Look Forward to a Better Future (2022)

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Whether you are losing hope or simply need motivation to persevere in the face of adversity, these hope quotes are ideal for you.

Hope is what convinces you that if you just believe and never give up, something good will happen. We’ve compiled this collection of hope quotes to demonstrate how holding on to hope and remaining optimistic can improve your life.

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Best Hope Quotes and Sayings

1. “Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.” – Christopher Reeve

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2. “Never deprive someone of hope; it might be all they have.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

3. “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” – Desmond Tutu

4. “We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

5. “I think it’s a mistake to ever look for hope outside of one’s self.” – Arthur Miller

6. “Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.” – G.K. Chesterton

7. “If it were not for hope, the heart would break.” – Thomas Fuller

8. “Hope is one of the principal springs that keep mankind in motion.” – Thomas Fuller

9. “Hope is the feeling that the feeling you have isn’t permanent.” – Jean Kerr

10. “No matter how dark the moment, love and hope are always possible.” – George Chakiris

11. “Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man.” – Pliny the Elder

12. “Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.” – Helen Keller

13. “I wake up every morning believing today is going to be better than yesterday.” – Will Smith

14. “Hope is not an emotion; it’s a way of thinking or a cognitive process.” – Brené Brown

15. “Hope is outreaching desire with expectancy of good. It is a characteristic of all living beings.” – Edward S. Ame

16. “Remember, hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.” – Stephen King

17. “All kids need is a little help, a little hope and somebody who believes in them.” – Magic Johnson

18. “Love without hope will not survive, love without faith changes nothing. Love gives power to hope and faith.” – Toba Beta

19. “When you’re at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on.” – Theodore Roosevelt

Inspirational Hope Quotes for a Better Life

20. “Hang on to your hat. Hang on to your hope. And wind the clock, for tomorrow is another day.” – E. B. White

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21. “There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t.” – John Green

22. “Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.” – Samuel Smiles

23. “Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever.” – Roy T. Bennett

24. “Never give up. Have hope. Expect only the best from life and take action to get it.” – Catherine Pulsifer

25. “Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.” – Jonas Salk

26. “Strange as it may seem, I still hope for the best, even though the best, like an interesting piece of mail, so rarely arrives, and even when it does it can be lost so easily.” – Lemony Snicket

27. “Hope itself is like a star, not to be seen in the sunshine of prosperity, and only to be discovered in the night of adversity.” – Charles Haddon Spurgeon

28. “Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don’t give up.” – Anne Lamott

29. “A strong mind always hopes, and has always cause to hope.” – Thomas Carlyle

30. “Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering ‘it will be happier.’” – Alfred Lord Tennyson

31. “Hope is a renewable option: if you run out of it at the end of the day, you get to start over in the morning.” – Barbara Kingsolver

32. “He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.” – Thomas Carlyle

33. “Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” – Epicurus

34. “There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something better tomorrow.” – Orison Swett Marden

35. “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

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Short Hope Quotes to Ponder

36. “Hope is a waking dream.” – Aristotle

37. “I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.” – Benjamin Disraeli

38. “May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.” – Nelson Mandela

39. “While there’s life, there’s hope.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

40. “Hope is a passion for the possible.” – Søren Kierkegaard

41. “Hope will never be silent.” – Harvey Milk

42. “Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery.” – Bertrand Russell

43. “We need hope, or else we cannot endure.” – Sara J. Maas

44. “Fear never builds the future, but hope does.” – Joe Biden

45. “Hope is the last thing ever lost.” – Italian Proverb

46. “The most hopeful and the most enduring will prevail.” – Maxime Lagacé

47. “In all things, it is better to hope than to despair.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

48. “To live without hope is to cease to live.” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Bible Verses About Hope

49. “Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known. And now these three remain faith, hope, and love; but the greatest of these is love.” – 1 Corinthians 13:13

50. “And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.” –Romans 5:5

51. “‘For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.’” – Jeremiah 29:11

52. “Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.” – Hebrews 10:23

53. “To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.” – Colossians 1:27

54. “You will be secure because there is hope; you will look about you and take your rest in safety.“ – Job 11:18-19

55. “Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming.” –1 Peter 1:13

56. “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” – Romans 15:13

57. “As for me, I will always have hope; I will praise you more and more.” – Psalm 71:14

58. “But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” – Isaiah 40:31

Quotes About Hope for the Future

59. “They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.” – Tom Bodett

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60. “Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.” – Robert H. Schuller

61. “Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” – Maya Angelou

62. “We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

63. “Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear hardship today.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

64. “Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature.” – Steve Maraboli

Hope Quotes That Will Motivate You to Never Give Up

65. “Hope 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

66. “Hope is not about proving anything. It’s about choosing to believe this one thing, that love is bigger than any grim, bleak shit anyone can throw at us.” – Anne Lamott

67. “A positive statement propels hope toward a better future, it builds up your faith and that of others, and it promotes change.” – Jan Dargatz

68. “It is because of hope that you suffer. It is through hope that you’ll change things.” – Maxime Lagacé

69. “Hope is the companion of power and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles.” – Samuel Smiles

70. “When you have lost hope, you have lost everything. And when you think all is lost, when all is dire and bleak, there is always hope.” – Pittacus Lore

71. “Hope is a double-edged sword. Use it and you’ll suffer until you reach your goal. Don’t use it, you’ll fall into despair.” – Maxime Lagacé

72. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” – Helen Keller

73. “Even if the hopes you started out with are dashed, hope has to be maintained.” – Seamus Heaney

74. “In fact, hope is best gained after defeat and failure, because then inner strength and toughness is produced.” – Fritz Knapp

75. “Hope itself is a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords; but, like all other pleasures immoderately enjoyed, the excesses of hope must be expiated by pain.” – Samuel Johnson

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76. “All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope.” – Alexandre Dumas

77. “Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.” – Vaclav Havel

78. “Hope can be a powerful force. Maybe there’s no actual magic in it, but when you know what you hope for most and hold it like a light within you, you can make things happen, almost like magic.” – Laini Taylor

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79. “The miserable have no other medicine but only hope.” – William Shakespeare

80. “What gives me hope in these tenuous times is the knowledge that there is precedent for change and there’s precedent for hope. Hope has bred change again and again.” – Ava DuVernay

Which of these hope quotes has inspired you the most? Do you have any hope quotes you’d like to share? Please include them in the comments.