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A collection of uplifting hope quotes to help you look at the brighter side of things.

Uplifting Hope Quotes To Brighten Up Your Mood

Hope is the ability to see the brighter side of things. It allows to look for an alternative solution in times of trouble and need. When you can see the positive side of anything, it builds resilience and trains you for any future disasters. This is the reason why many scientists and psychologists have declared that hope is a fundamental trait in happy people. Hopeful people can face the toughest of situations with a smile on their face and braze through life. There are many benefits of hope as well. It increases your general health, reduces stress, and improves your social relationships. Apart from this, your mental health will not suffer in the case of adverse events. At the end of the day, hope not only gives you motivation but also shows you the right manner of leading your life. Here are some thought-provoking quotes we have compiled on the subject of hope from leaders and spiritual gurus across the world. 

You don’t forget the face of the person who was your last hope.

Suzanne Collins

You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.

John Lennon

Come, gentlemen, I hope we shall drink down all unkindness.

William Shakespeare

I hope she'll be a fool -- that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making're Doing Something.

Neil Gaiman

Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all.

Emily Dickinson

They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.

Tom Bodett

The very least you can do in your life is figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.

Barbara Kingsolver

I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.

Charles Dickens

Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but - I hope - into a better shape.

Charles Dickens

No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.

Hal Borland

We dream to give ourselves hope. To stop dreaming - well, that’s like saying you can never change your fate.

Amy Tan

I hope you're pleased with yourselves. We could all have been killed - or worse, expelled. Now if you don't mind, I'm going to bed.

J. K. Rowling

Hope is a waking dream.


I hope that people will finally come to realize that there is only one 'race' - the human race - and that we are all members of it.

Margaret Atwood

Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.

Albert Einstein

Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.

Francis Bacon

All human wisdom is contained in these two words - Wait and Hope

Alexandre Dumas

When I am dead, I hope it may be said: "His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.

Hilaire Belloc

Reserving judgements is a matter of infinite hope.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.


In real life, love has to be possible. Even if it is not returned right away, love can only survive when the hope exists that you will be able to win over the person you desire.

Paulo Coelho

Remember, Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.

Stephen King

I hope to keep entertaining in some way until I can't physically entertain any longer. It's what I was born to do, and I love this profession.

Bette Midler

Faith is an adventure; it is the courage of the soul to face the unknown. But that courage springs from the hope and confidence of the soul that its adventure will succeed.

Henry Van Dyke

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

The suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.

Oscar Wilde

I do protect human rights, and I hope I shall always be looked up as a champion of human rights.

Aung San Suu Kyi

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.

Maya Angelou

My opinion is the greatest reward that any government could get is the approval of the people. If the people are happy and the people are at peace and the government has done something for them, that's the greatest reward I think any government could hope for.

Aung San Suu Kyi

Religion. It's given people hope in a world torn apart by religion.

Jon Stewart

I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.

Yves Saint Laurent

My hope is that gays will be running the world, because then there would be no war. Just a greater emphasis on military apparel.

Roseanne Barr

How far would you go to keep the hope of love alive?

Nicholas Sparks

Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.

Anne Frank

Ethan Wyeth: I hope you're thirsty." Gideon Wyeth:"Why?" Ethan: "Cause your dumb and ugly, but I can do something about thirsty.

Orson Scott Card

Love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear; the strength so strong mere force is feebleness: the truth more first than sun, more last than star...

E. E. Cummings

Forgiveness is giving up all hope of having had a better past.

Anne Lamott

All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.

Abraham Lincoln

The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man's.

Mark Twain

The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man

T S Eliot

I actually regard Facebook as a huge bore, but I cannot refrain from participating in it. I guess I crave the feeling of hope it gives me to think that today will be different from yesterday, that I will find an interesting comment or poke or video, and on the extremely rare occasion when that happens, I am just thrilled.

Roseanne Barr

I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.

Charles Dickens

All that I hope to say in books, all that I ever hope to say, is that I love the world.

E. B. White

Audience members are only concerned about the story, the concept, the bells and whistles and the noise that a popular film starts to make even before it's popular. So audiences will not be drawn to the technology; they'll be drawn to the story. And I hope it always remains that way.

Steven Spielberg

Know your own happiness. You want nothing but patience- or give it a more fascinating name, call it hope.

Jane Austen

All human wisdom is contained in these two words--"Wait and Hope.

Alexandre Dumas

If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.

Albert Einstein

Do not lose hope — what you seek will be found. Trust ghosts. Trust those that you have helped to help you in their turn. Trust dreams. Trust your heart, and trust your story. (from 'Instructions')

Neil Gaiman

I think it is time we learned the lesson of our century: that the progress of the human spirit must keep pace with technological and scientific progress, or that spirit will die. It is incumbent on our educators to remember this; and music is at the top of the spiritual must list. When the study of the arts leads to the adoration of the formula (heaven forbid), we shall be lost. But as long as we insist on maintaining artistic vitality, we are able to hope in man

Leonard Bernstein

Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.

Arthur Miller

Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.

Robert F. Kennedy

I hope nothing. I fear nothing. I am free.

Nikos Kazantzakis

I realize full well how hard it must be to go on living alone in a place from which someone has left you, but there is nothing so cruel in this world as the desolation of having nothing to hope for.

Haruki Murakami

Let me tell you something my friend. Hope is a dangerous thing. Hope can drive a man insane.

Stephen King

It's not really the job of a public servant to inspire, but to get the job that the people demand done. The Democrats think that if they have hope and are inspired, things will get better, but they actually won't.

Roseanne Barr

I don't think anybody's necessarily ready for death. You can only hope that when it approaches, you feel like you've said what you wanted to say. Nobody wants to go out in mid-sentence.

Johnny Depp

I am a beneficiary of the American people's generosity, and I hope we can have comprehensive immigration legislation that allows this country to continue to be enriched by those who were not born here.

Madeleine Albright

I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.

Yves Saint Laurent

All hope abandon, ye who enter here.

Dante Alighieri

Everyone must dream. We dream to give ourselves hope. To stop dreaming - well, that's like saying you can never change your fate. Isn't that true?

Amy Tan

Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy - the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.

Eric Hoffer

Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.

William S. Burroughs

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

I hope something happens. I'm restless as the devil and have a horror of getting fat or falling in love and growing domestic.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.

Albert Einstein

There is an infinite amount of hope in the universe ... but not for us.

Franz Kafka

I think by now I have made it fairly clear that I am not very happy with the word hope. I don't believe in people just hoping.

Aung San Suu Kyi

Hope is not about proving anything. It's about choosing to believe this one thing, that love is bigger than any grim, bleak shit anyone can throw at us.

Anne Lamott

Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man.

Friedrich Nietzsche

I have been bent and broken, but - I hope - into a better shape.

Charles Dickens

All the privilege I claim for my own sex (it is not a very enviable one: you need not covet it), is that of loving longest, when existence or when hope is gone!

Jane Austen

Where there is no hope, it is incumbent on us to invent it.

Albert Camus

I hope the exit is joyful and i hope never to return.

Frida Kahlo

Communism counts its opportunities in terms of decades - not of weeks. Its means of aggression consist not only of nuclear weapons and missiles with enormous boosters, and not only of spies, agents and terrorists, but of great masses of men and women, deluded by a common ideology which inspires them with a false hope.

Robert F. Kennedy

You cannot hope to sweep someone else away by the force of your writing until it has been done to you.

Stephen King

In the long run, a flexible sentencing procedure which works to rehabilitate offenders offers the best hope in the majority of cases in the Federal courts.

Robert F. Kennedy

Until women themselves reject stigma and refuse to feel shame for the way others treat them, they have no hope of achieving full human stature.

Germaine Greer

The whole world is divided for me into two parts: one is she, and there is all happiness, hope, light; the other is where she is not, and there is dejection and darkness...

Leo Tolstoy

It was a joy! Words weren't dull, words were things that could make your mind hum. If you read them and let yourself feel the magic, you could live without pain, with hope, no matter what happened to you.

Charles Bukowski

I hope I'm wrong, but I am afraid that Iraq is going to turn out to be the greatest disaster in American foreign policy - worse than Vietnam, not in the number who died, but in terms of its unintended consequences and its reverberation throughout the region.

Madeleine Albright

If you die you’re completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I’m not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I’ve got.

Kurt Cobain

Then you must teach my daughter this same lesson. How to lose your innocence but not your hope. How to laugh forever.

Amy Tan

Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.

Stephen King

In the unlikely story that is America, there has never been anything false about hope.

Barack Obama

Hope transforms pessimism into optimism. Hope is invincible.

Daisaku Ikeda

I hope the two wings of the Democratic Party may flap together.

William Jennings Bryan

The only way of knowing a person is to love them without hope.

Walter Benjamin

I am not what I ought to be, I am not what I want to be, I am not what I hope to be in another world; but still I am not what I once used to be, and by the grace of God I am what I am

John Newton

Have you no hope at all? And do you really live with the thought that when you die, you die, and nothing remains?" "Yes," I said.

Albert Camus

Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.

Jane Austen

Nothing else wounds so deeply and irreparably. Nothing else robs us of hope so much as being unloved by one we love

Clive Barker

Everything that is done in this world is done by hope.

Martin Luther

Women with pasts interest men because they hope history will repeat itself.

Mae West

Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.

Michael Jackson

Theater is, of course, a reflection of life. Maybe we have to improve life before we can hope to improve theater.

William Ralph Inge

The Pope, I hope, can only be scared by God.

Donald Trump

Let us give something to each person we meet: joy, courage, hope, assurance, or philosophy, wisdom, a vision for the future. Let us always give something.

Daisaku Ikeda

You are a dream; I hope I never meet you.

Sylvia Plath

It's silly not to hope. It's a sin he thought.

Ernest Hemingway

The note of hope is the only note that can help us or save us from falling to the bottom of the heap of evolution, because, largely, about all a human being is, anyway, is just a hoping machine.

Woody Guthrie

A great hope fell You heard no noise The ruin was within.

Emily Dickinson

There are no greater treasures than the highest human qualities such as compassion, courage and hope. Not even tragic accident or disaster can destroy such treasures of the heart.

Daisaku Ikeda