Hope Quotes

We need international support so that our people live a life of normality, of dignity, of liberty and freedom. I hope that our cry for freedom may be heard.
– Mahmoud Abbas
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
– Sir Francis Bacon
Pessimists are the people who have no hope for themselves or for others. Pessimists are also people who think the human race is beneath their notice, that they're better than other human beings.
– James A. Baldwin
But groundless hope, like unconditional love, is the only kind worth having.
– John Perry Barlow
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
We pay just as dearly for our triumphs as we do for our defeats. Go ahead and fail. But fail with wit, fail with grace, fail with style. A mediocre failure is as insufferable as a mediocre success. Embrace failure! Seek it out. Learn to love it. That may be the only way any of us will ever be free. Tom Robbins before you give up hope, turn back and read the attacks that were made on Lincoln.
– Bruce Barton
A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread.
– Georges Bernanos
The Middle East is hopeful. There's hope there.
– Joe Biden
About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
– Josh Billings
I do not at all have the mind of a bully... in my mind bullies are intolerant of contrary opinion, domineering and rather cowardly. I would hope that none of those terms could be fairly used in describing me.
– Conrad Black
How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress.
– Niels Bohr
The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.
– Dietrich Bonhoeffer
I would not run for president. I really like what I'm doing now. People say I'm giving them energy and hope.
– Barbara Boxer
Our democracy is the centerpiece of who we are as a nation. And it is the fondest hope of all Americans that we can help bring democracy to every corner of the world.
– Barbara Boxer
Fighting a war on terrorism is like fighting against crime. We can never hope to eradicate crime, so we shouldn't bother fighting it.
– Craig Bruce
I hope the two wings of the Democratic Party may flap together.
– William Jennings Bryan
In a mood of faith and hope my work goes on. A ream of fresh paper lies on my desk waiting for the next book. I am a writer and I take up my pen to write.
– Pearl S. Buck
Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.
– William S. Burroughs
This man is freed from servile bands, Of hope to rise, or fear to fall; Lord of himself, though not of lands, And leaving nothing, yet hath all.
– Lord Byron
Evil communication corrupts good manners. I hope to live to hear that good communication corrects bad manners.
– Benjamin Banneker