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Hope Proverbs


Sayings about Hope

It is never winter in the land of hope. ~ Russian Proverb

No matter how long the night is, the morning is sure to come. ~ African Proverb

If it were not for hope, the heart would break. ~ Greek Proverb

Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things will be yours. ~ Swedish Proverb

The person who lives by hope will die by despair. ~ Italian Proverb

Hope is the last thing ever lost. ~ Italian Proverb

The farmer hopes for rain, the walker hopes for sunshine, and the gods hesitate. ~ Chinese Proverb

A good well-lived today makes every yesterday a dream of a good future, and every morning is a vision of hope. ~ Sanskrit Proverb

The situation is hopeless, but not serious. ~ Austrian Proverbs

Hope for miracles, but don’t rely on one. ~ Yiddish Proverbs

Hope for a miracle, but don’t rely on it. ~ Hebrew Proverb

Hope is the physician of each misery. ~ Irish Proverb

It’s good to hope, it’s the waiting that spoils it. ~ Yiddish Proverb

Quit not certainty for hope. ~ Traditional Proverb

What one hopes for is always better than what one has. ~ Ethiopian Proverb

Youth lives on hope, old age on remembrance. ~ French Proverb

He gains a great deal who loses a vain hope. ~ Italian Proverb

Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst. ~ English Proverb

There is hope from the sea, but none from the grave. ~ Irish Proverbs

Nothing If it were not for hope, the heart would break. ~ Greek Proverbs

Hope is the dream of a soul awake. ~ French Proverb

The horses of hope gallop, but the asses of experience go slowly. ~ Russian Proverb

He who has health, has hope. And he who has hope, has everything. ~ Arabian Proverb

Hope is the last to abandon the unhappy. ~ Italian Proverbs

Were it not for hope the heart would break. ~ Scottish Proverbs

Only death itself can end our hope. ~ Arabian Proverb

Happiness He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything. ~ Saudi Arabian Proverb

He who lives on hope, dies of starvation. ~ Turkish Proverbs

Hope does not kill; I shall live in hope of getting what I seek another day. ~ South African Proverb

While there’s life there’s hope. ~ Traditional Proverb

Better a good hope than a bad possession. ~ Spanish Proverbs

Hope is an egg, of which one man gets the yolk, another the white, and a third the shell. ~ Danish Proverbs

Hopeless He who is hopeless is capable of everything. ~ French Proverb

Hope is a great breakfast but a poor dinner. ~ Czech Proverb

All temptations are found in either hope or fear. ~ English Proverbs

He who is hopeless is capable of everything. ~ French Proverb

Quotations about Hope

No one has a right to sit down and feel hopeless. There’s too much work to do. ~ Dorothy Day

He who has never hoped can never despair. ~ George Bernard Shaw

Hope is the second soul of the unhappy. ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

The miserable have no other medicine but only hope. ~ William Shakespeare

In all things it is better to hope than to despair. ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return. ~ Maya Angelou

Hope is the anchor of the soul, the stimulus to action, and the incentive to achievement. ~ Author Unknown

The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes. ~ Thomas Hardy

Hope costs nothing. ~ Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life. ~ Bible

The wings of hope carry us, soaring high above the driving winds of life. ~ Ana Jacob

It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit. ~ William Makepeace Thackeray

Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers. ~ Robert Green Ingersoll

Hope is the golden thread that should be woven into every experience of life. ~ Author Unknown

Hope is the expectation that something outside of ourselves, something or someone external, is going to come to our rescue and we will live happily ever after.~ Dr. Robert Anthony

Hope is the last lingering light of the human heart. It shines when every other is put out. ~ James H. Aughey

You ask what hope is. He (Aristotle) says it is a waking dream. ~ Laertius Diogenes

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul — and sings the tunes without the words — and never stops at all. ~ Emily Dickinson

Hope is grief’s best music. ~ Author Unknown

Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man. ~ Victor Hugo

Hope is the spur of life. ~ Edward Counsel

We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope, and we can work. ~ Jacques Cousteau

The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope. ~ Samuel Johnson

Hope is a waking dream. ~ Aristotle

He that loses hope may part with anything. ~ William Congreve

God puts the excess of hope in one man, in order that it may be a medicine to the man who is despondent. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

Our hopes are but memories reversed. ~ Author Unknown

Our greatest good, and what we least can spare, is hope. ~ John Armstrong

Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them. ~ Vincent McNabb

Man’s only true happiness is to live in hope of something to be won by him. Reverence something to be worshipped by him, and love something to be cherished by him, forever. ~ John Ruskin

Hope is the positive mode of awaiting the future. ~ Emil Brunner

Hope is a willing slave; despair is free. ~ Charles Gates Dawes

Man can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air… but only for one second without hope.~ Hal Lindsey

There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope. ~ Baruch Spinoza

When our hopes break, let our patience hold. ~ Thomas Fuller

The gift we can offer others is so simple a thing as hope. ~ Daniel Berrigan

Some see a hopeless end, while others see an endless hope. ~Author Unknown

None are completely wretched but those who are without hope. ~ William Hazlitt

Hope is the best part of our riches. ~ John Christian Bovee

Those who live for hope alone find that the immediate future always slips from their grasp. ~ Seneca

Hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark. ~ George Iles

For the living there is hope, for the dead there is none. ~ Theocritus

With high hope for the future, no prediction is ventured. ~ Abraham Lincoln

There are no hopeless situations; there are only men who have grown hopeless about them. ~ Clare Boothe Luce

When the world says, “Give up,” Hope whispers, “Try it one more time.” ~Author Unknown

God puts rainbows in the clouds so that each of us can see a possibility of hope. ~ Maya Angelou

Hope is brightest when it dawns from fears. ~ Sir Walter Scott

Hope is the ruddy morning of joy. ~ Jean Paul Friedrich Richter

He that lives upon hopes will die fasting. ~ Benjamin Franklin

Hope awakens courage. ~ Karl von Knebel

Where no hope is left, is left no fear. ~ John Milton

No hope so bright but is the beginning of its own fulfilment. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

In all pleasure hope is a considerable part. ~ Samuel Johnson

Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook. ~ Ben Jonson

Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible. ~ Charles Caleb Colton

The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness of our life is gone. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Ten thousand men possess ten thousand hopes. ~ Euripides

Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances which we know to be desperate. ~Gilbert K. Chesterton

We always hope, and in all things it is better to hope than to despair. ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Hope is like the wing of an angel, soaring up to heaven, and bearing our prayers to the throne of God. ~ Jeremy Taylor

Now the God of hope fills you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope. ~ Bible

The greatest architect and the one most needed is hope. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

Whatever enlarges hope will also exalt courage. ~ Samuel Johnson

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. ~ Marian Zimmer Bradley

Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future. ~ Robert H. Schuller

Without hope men are only half alive. With hope they dream and think and work. ~ Charles Sawyer

Hope ever urges on, and tells us to-morrow will be better. ~ Albius Tibullus

There’s a hope for every woe, and a balm for every pain, but the first joys of our heart come never back again! ~ Robert Gilfillan

When there is no hope, there can be no endeavor. ~ Samuel Johnson

False hopes are more dangerous than fears. ~ J. Tolkien

Hope is the parent of faith. ~ Cyrus A. Bartol

Take hope from the heart of man, and you make him a beast of prey. ~ Ouida

Hope is the mother of faith. ~ Walter Savage Landor

Extreme hopes are born of extreme misery. ~ Bertrand Russell

To live without hope is to cease to live. ~ Fyodor Dostoevsky

Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame. ~ John Lyly

Hope is but the dream of those who wake. ~ Matthew Prior

while there is life there is hope–and while there is hope there is life. ~ e. e. Holmes

The world is bad but not without hope. It is only hopeless when you look at it from an ideal viewpoint. ~ Friedrich Durrenmatt

To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death. ~ Pearl S. Buck

Things which you do not hope happen more frequently than things which you do hope. ~ Titus Maccius Plautus

To the sick, while there is life there is hope. ~ Marcus T. Cicero

Hope is the poor man’s bread. ~ Gary Herbert

When hope is hungry, everything feeds it. ~ Mignon McLaughlin

Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence. ~ Lin Yutang

Hope Is Delicate Suffering. ~ Amiri Baraka

Hope is patience with the lamp lit. ~ Quintus Tertullianus

The past is over… forget it. The future holds hope… reach for it. ~ Charles Swindoll

Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless. ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you’re slamming the door in the face of God. ~ Charles L. Allen

However deceitful hope may be, yet she carries us on pleasantly to the end of life. ~ Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

The absence of hope can rot a society from within. ~ Barack Obama

For the hopes of men have been justly called waking dreams. ~ Saint Basil

Hope never abandons you; you abandon it. ~ George Weinberg

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. ~ Joseph Addison

Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. ~ Christopher Reeve

The deepest dark reveals the starriest hope. ~ Gerald Massey

The word which god has written on the brow of every man is hope. ~ Victor Hugo

God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless.~ Chester W. Nimitz

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