Quotes and citations about hope

Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.

Francis Bacon

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

There is nothing like a dream to create the future.

Victor Hugo

We need never be hopeless because we can never be irreperably broken.

John Green

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.

Bil Keane

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

I laugh because I must not cry, that is all, that is all.

Abraham Lincoln

You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.

William Faulkner

You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.

John Lennon

Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.

Jose Harris

I like the night. Without the dark, we'd never see the stars.

Stephenie Meyer

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

It's amazing how a little tomorrow can make up for a whole lot of yesterday.

John Guare

You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.

Pablo Neruda

One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.

Antonio Porchia

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.


Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.

Alexander Pope

Shoot for the moon, even if you fail, you'll land among the stars

Cecelia Ahern

We dream to give ourselves hope. To stop dreaming - well, that’s like saying you can never change your fate.

Amy Tan

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

Hope is a waking dream.


The road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination.

Marion Bradley

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