Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Quotes and Verses on Hope

Quotes and Verses on Hope

"For You, O Lord, are my hope,
my trust, O Lord, from my youth."
- Psalm 71:15

"May the God of hope fill you with all joy
and peace in believing, so that by the power
of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope."
- Romans 15:13

"If it were not for hopes, the heart would break."
- Thomas Fuller

"The capacity for hope is the most significant
fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of
destination and the energy to get started."
- Norman Cousins

"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

"Never deprive someone of hope...
it may be all they have."
- Author Unknown

"It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped
all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and
impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because
in spite of everything I still believe that people are
really good at heart. I simply can't build my hopes
on a foundation consisting of confusion,
misery and death."
- Anne Frank

"Hope is passion for what is possible."
- Soren Kierkegaard

"There is no medicine like hope,
no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful
as expectation of something better tomorrow."
- Orison Marden

"Let perseverance be your engine
and hope your fuel."
- H. Jackson Brown Jr.

"Consult not your fears but your hopes and
your dreams. Think not about your frustrations,
but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself
not with what you tried and failed in, but with
what it is still possible for you to do."
- Pope John XXIII

"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

"Everything that is done in the
world is done by hope."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people who have kept
on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."
- Dale Carnegie

"It's kind of fun to do the impossible."
- Walt Disney

"Don't lose hope. When it gets
darkest the stars come out."
- Author Unknown


  1. Nice quotes. I like the last one.
    Take care, Chrissie

  2. Thank you for these Val. They are beautiful and give me hope when I have doubts.

    Hugs Myke

  3. Oh, I love these! Especially the Bible verses and the one that says "Hope is like a country road"


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