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A list of the best hope quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous hope quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic hope quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational hope quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about hope?" and "What are inspirational hope quotes?"

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We come to this world with two... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
mridha added We come to this world with two infinite powers: love and hope. Debasish Mridha.

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He who has health, has hope. A... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
He who has health, has hope. And he who has hope, has everything.

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Let your hopes, not your hurts... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future. Robert H. Schuller

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Don't wish it were easier, wis... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better. Jim Rohn

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Hope is the companion of power... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Hope is the companion of power, and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles. Samuel Smiles

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Hope is the thing with feather... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
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

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The hours that we pass with ha... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
The hours that we pass with happy prospects in view are more pleasing than those crowned with success. Oliver Goldsmith

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To live without Hope is to Cea... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
To live without Hope is to Cease to live. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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A misty morning does not signi... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
A misty morning does not signify a cloudy day.

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Hope is the expectation that s... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
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

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Were it not for hope the heart... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Were it not for hope the heart would break.

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"Where humanity sowed faith, hope, and unity, Joy’s garden blossomed." Aberjhani

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The phoenix hope, can wing her... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
The phoenix hope, can wing her way through the desert skies, and still defying fortune's spite; revive from ashes and rise. Miguel de Cervantes

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Hope is definitely not the sam... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out. Václav Havel

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The miserable have no other me... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
The miserable have no other medicine but only hope. William Shakespeare

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The safest hope is in heaven. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
The safest hope is in heaven.

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He that waits for a dead man's... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
He that waits for a dead man's shoes may long go barefoot.

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Hold your head high, stick you... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Hold your head high, stick your chest out. You can make it. It gets dark sometimes, but morning comes. Keep hope alive. Jesse Jackson

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There is no medicine like hope... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow. Orison Swett Marden

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Hope is a waking dream. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Hope is a waking dream. Aristotle

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From the withered tree, a flow... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
From the withered tree, a flower blooms.

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My hopes are not always realiz... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
My hopes are not always realized, but I always hope. Ovid

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The men whom I have seen succe... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
The men whom I have seen succeed best in life always have been cheerful and hopeful men; who went about their business with a smile on their faces; and took the changes and chances of this mortal life like men; facing rough and smooth alike as it came. Charles Kingsley

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Hope is the last to abandon th... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Hope is the last to abandon the unhappy.

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There is a crack in everything... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen

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Hope is the best possession. N... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope. Few are reduced so low as that. William Hazlitt

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Hope is a good thing but not i... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Hope is a good thing but not if you depend on it solely.

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We must accept finite disappoi... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Still bent to make some port h... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Still bent to make some port he knows not where, still standing for some false impossible shore. Matthew Arnold

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Hope is the struggle of the so... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Hope is the struggle of the soul, breaking loose from what is perishable, and attesting her eternity. Herman Melville

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Our hopes are but memories rev... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Our hopes are but memories reversed.

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To believe what has not occurr... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
To believe what has not occurred in history will not occur at all, is to argue disbelief in the dignity of man. Mahatma Gandhi

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Such is hope, heaven's own gif... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Such is hope, heaven's own gift to struggling mortals, pervading, like some subtle essence from the skies, all things both good and bad. Charles Dickens

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"Someone had to embrace positive beginnings before anyone could celebrate successful conclusions or continuations." Aberjhani

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To the sick, while there is li... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
To the sick, while there is life there is hope. Cicero

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He gains a great deal who lose... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
He gains a great deal who loses a vain hope.

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Neither should a ship rely on ... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope. Epictetus

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Hope is the dream of a soul aw... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Hope is the dream of a soul awake.

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Just as despair can come to on... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings. Elie Wiesel

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Hope is the golden thread that... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Hope is the golden thread that should be woven into every experience of life.

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The natural flights of the hum... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope. Samuel Johnson

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My great hope is to laugh as m... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
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

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Hope is the best part of our r... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Hope is the best part of our riches. Christian Nevell Bovee

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Hope for the best, but prepare... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.

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To give a generous hope to a m... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
To give a generous hope to a man of his own nature, is to enrich him immeasurably. William Ellery Channing

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Before you give up hope, turn ... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Before you give up hope, turn back and read the attacks that were made on Lincoln. Bruce Barton

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Fear cannot be without hope no... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear. Baruch Spinoza

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Hope is the last thing that di... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Hope is the last thing that dies in man; and though it be exceedingly deceitful, yet it is of this good use to us, that while we are traveling through life it conducts us in an easier and more pleasant way to our journey's end. François de La Rochefoucauld

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He who has never hoped can nev... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
He who has never hoped can never despair. George Bernard Shaw

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Hope is the dream of a waking ... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Quotes About Hope
Hope is the dream of a waking man. Aristotle