John LennonYou 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.
F. Scott FitzgeraldI hope she'll be a fool -- that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.
Neil GaimanI hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes...you're Doing Something.
Emily DickinsonHope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all.
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.
Barbara KingsolverThe 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.
Charles DickensI loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.
Charles DickensSuffering 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.
Amy TanWe dream to give ourselves hope. To stop dreaming - well, that’s like saying you can never change your fate.
J. K. RowlingI 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.
Margaret AtwoodI 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.
Albert EinsteinMen marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.
Hilaire BellocWhen I am dead, I hope it may be said: "His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.
Paulo CoelhoIn 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.
Bette MidlerI 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.
Henry Van DykeFaith 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.
Maya AngelouMy 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.
Aung San Suu KyiI do protect human rights, and I hope I shall always be looked up as a champion of human rights.
Maya AngelouLove recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.
Aung San Suu KyiMy 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.
Yves Saint LaurentI wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.
Roseanne BarrMy hope is that gays will be running the world, because then there would be no war. Just a greater emphasis on military apparel.
Anne FrankWhere there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Orson Scott CardEthan Wyeth: I hope you're thirsty." Gideon Wyeth:"Why?" Ethan: "Cause your dumb and ugly, but I can do something about thirsty.
E. E. CummingsLove 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...
T S EliotThe very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man
Roseanne BarrI 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.
Charles DickensI hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
Steven SpielbergAudience 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.
Jane AustenKnow your own happiness. You want nothing but patience- or give it a more fascinating name, call it hope.
Albert EinsteinIf people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
Neil GaimanDo 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')
Leonard BernsteinI 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
Robert F. KennedyEach 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.
Haruki MurakamiI 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.
Stephen KingLet me tell you something my friend. Hope is a dangerous thing. Hope can drive a man insane.
Roseanne BarrIt'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.
Johnny DeppI 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.
Madeleine AlbrightI 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.
Yves Saint LaurentI 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.
Amy TanEveryone 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?
Eric HofferDisappointment is a sort of bankruptcy - the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.
Thich Nhat HanhHope 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.
William S. BurroughsDesperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.
F. Scott FitzgeraldI hope something happens. I'm restless as the devil and have a horror of getting fat or falling in love and growing domestic.
Aung San Suu KyiI 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.
Anne LamottHope 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.
Friedrich NietzscheHope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man.
Jane AustenAll 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!
Robert F. KennedyCommunism 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.
Stephen KingYou cannot hope to sweep someone else away by the force of your writing until it has been done to you.
Robert F. KennedyIn 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.
Germaine GreerUntil women themselves reject stigma and refuse to feel shame for the way others treat them, they have no hope of achieving full human stature.
Leo TolstoyThe 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...
Charles BukowskiIt 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.
Madeleine AlbrightI 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.
Kurt CobainIf 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.
Amy TanThen you must teach my daughter this same lesson. How to lose your innocence but not your hope. How to laugh forever.
John NewtonI 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
Albert CamusHave 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.
Clive BarkerNothing else wounds so deeply and irreparably. Nothing else robs us of hope so much as being unloved by one we love
Michael JacksonHope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
William Ralph IngeTheater is, of course, a reflection of life. Maybe we have to improve life before we can hope to improve theater.
Daisaku IkedaLet 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.
Woody GuthrieThe 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.