Calming Quotes on Hope

Look to these quotes when circumstances seem grim and the hope they bring will be the guiding light at the end of the tunnel.


Hope never abandons you, you abandon it.

– George Weinberg

Hope springs eternal.

– Alexander Pope


A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.

– Brad Henry


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

– Greek


There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.

– Bernard Williams


The darkest hours are just before dawn.

– English Proverb


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


To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.

– Gilbert K. Chesterton


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 a hardship today.

– Thich Nhat Hanh


We always kept in our hearts the most noble, beautiful feeling that sets human beings apart: hope.

– Manel Loureiro


Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.

– Samuel Smiles


The start of something new brings the hope of something great, anything is possible.

– Unknown


The great gift of Easter is hope – Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake.

– Basil Hume


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


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


Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.

– Robert Green Ingersoll


The birds of hope are everywhere, listen to them sing.

– Terri Guillemets


A lesson for all of us is that for every loss, there is victory, for every sadness, there is joy, and when you think you’ve lost everything, there is hope.

– Geraldine Solon


Hope is a beautiful thing. It gives us peace and strength, and keeps us going when all seems lost. Accepting what you cannot change doesn’t mean you have given up on hope. It just means you have to focus your hope on more humanely tangible and attainable goals.

– Julie Donner Andersen


Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

– Thomas Edison


. . . don’t listen to the defeatists. Instead, accept the encouragement of the hopeful, the optimistic, and the people who dream.

– Helen Mayhew


God gives me hope that there is something greater than us, something better and bigger than the here and now, that can help us live.

– Mattie Stepanek


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