"The feeling of hopefulness sometimes comes from someone helping us. Think back to a time when you had lost hope. Many times we regained our optimism because someone gave us a helping hand."
"Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for."
"While wishing and hoping makes you a dreamer, acting and doing makes you someone who can turn dreams into reality."
Nan S. Russell
"Hold your head high, stick your chest out. You can make it. It gets dark sometimes, but morning comes. Keep hope alive."
"To be without hope is like being without goals, what are you working towards?"
"Hope is the last thing ever lost."
"You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however."
"What oxygen is to the lungs, such is hope to the meaning of life."
"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence."
"Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we are here we might as well dance."
Author Unknown, from Dear Bertha
Hope is outreaching desire with expectancy of good. It is a characteristic of all living beings.
Edward S. Ame
Even one's yesterdays could not continue to stir and move in a man's mind unless there were a future for those yesterdays to make.
Mary Ellen Chase
We are haunted by an ideal life, and it is because we have within us the beginning and the possibility of it.
"Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow them."
Louisa May Alcott
"Hope never abandons you; you abandon it."