37 Inspiring Quotes For Hope

In these difficult and unprecedented times, we sincerely hope that these inspiring quotes for hope, in video and picture formats, by famous authors, can inspire you not to give up on your dreams and goals. 

They could be quotes about hope in hard times or quotes about hope for the future. Try and look for inspiration through music or a feel-good film. It all adds up to make each day that much easier.


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1).  Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality………. Jonas Salk.

Jonas Salk: He was an American medical researcher who was born in New York City. He developed one of the first successful vaccines for treating polio.


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2).   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.

Dale Carnegie: He was a pioneer in public speaking and personality development, who was born in Maryville, Missouri. He became famous by showing others how to become successful. His book “How To Win Friends and Influence People” has sold more than 10 million copies and has been translated into many languages.


3).  However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. Where there’s life, there’s hope……Stephen Hawking.

Stephen Hawking: He was an English theoretical physicist who was born in born in Oxford, England. He suffered from motor neurone disease for over 50 years. His scientific works surrounding black holes was a major breakthrough in the field of theoretical physics.


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4).  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.

Thich Nhat Hanh: – He was a Vietnamese Buddhist monk. During the war in Vietnam, he worked tirelessly for reconciliation between North and South Vietnam. His lifelong efforts to generate peace moved Martin Luther King, Jr. to nominate him for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1967


5).  Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not
to stop questioning…….Albert Einstein.

Albert Einstein: He was a German-born physicist, who was born in Ulm, Germany. He is best known for developing developed the theory of relativity, which is one of the two pillars of modern physics. He won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1921.


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6).    He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything……..Thomas Carlyle.

Thomas Carlyle: He was a Scottish philosopher, writer, teacher, and historian and also an important social commentator of his time.


inspirational quotes for hope - 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.

7).   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.

Tom Bodett: He is an American radio personality, who was born in Champaign, Illinois. He works as a panelist on the National Public Radio for various shows.


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8).    Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope
and confidence…….Helen Keller

Helen Keller: was a deaf-blind woman who became a role model for millions of people. In 1964, Helen was awarded the Presidential Medal Of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award, by President Lyndon Johnson. A year later she was elected to the Women’s Hall of Fame at the New York World’s Fair.


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9).  Never give up. Have hope. Expect only the best from life and take action to get it…….Catherine Pulsifer.


10).    This new day is too dear, with its hopes and invitations, to waste a moment on the yesterdays………… Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Ralph Waldo Emerson: – A founder of the Transcendental movement, who was born in Boston, Massachusetts.   He was considered one of the most influential literary figures of the nineteenth century


11).  Remember, hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies………….. Stephen King.

Stephen King: He is an American author of horror, science-fiction, and suspense novels, who was born in Portland, Maine. Many of his books, which have sold over 300 million copies have been made into films and TV series. He has won numerous awards for his services to literature including the National Medal of Arts.


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12).  As long as we have hope, we have direction, the energy to move, and the map to move
by…….Lao Tzu.

Lao-Tzu: – Lao Tzu (6th century BC) is believed to have been a Chinese philosopher and the reputed author of the “Tao te Ching,” the principal text of Taoist thought. He is considered the father of Chinese Taoism.


13).  Our greatest good, and what we least can spare, is hope………John Armstrong.


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14).  Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness……..Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu:  He is a South African Anglican cleric and theologian, who was born Klerksdorp, Western Transvaal, South Africa. Best known for his work as a human rights and anti-apartheid activist. He was also the being the first black African to hold the position of Archbishop of Cape Town.


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15).  All kids need is a little help, a little hope, and somebody who believes in them……… Magic Johnson.

Magic Johnston: He is a famous American former professional basketball player who was born in Lansing, Michigan. For 13 seasons he played for the Los Angeles Lakers where he became president of basketball operations. Considered to be one of the best players in the history of the NBA.


16).  Once you choose hope, anything’s possible…….Christopher Reeve 

Christopher Reeve: He was an American actor, who was born in New York City, New York. He was best known for playing the DC comic book superhero Superman, for which he won a BAFTA Award.


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17).  Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever…….Roy T. Bennett.


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18).  A man full of hope will be full of action………Thomas Brooks.


19).    There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something better tomorrow……….. Orison Swett Marden.

Orison Swett Marden: He was an American author who was born in Thornton Gore, New Hampshire. In 1987, he founded Success Magazine and published over 50 books and booklets.


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20).  We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, 
a better world, beyond the horizon…….Franklin D. Roosevelt.


21).      A positive statement propels hope toward a better future, it builds up your faith and that of others, and it promotes change…………. Jan Dargatz.


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22).  If it were not for hopes, the heart would break……………….. Thomas Fuller

Thomas Fuller: – He was an English clergyman and author. He adhered to the royalist cause during the civil war and the Commonwealth and served briefly as a royal chaplain. Best known for his posthumously published Worthies of England (1662), an invaluable store of antiquarian information


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23).      We must accept finite disappointment but never lose infinite hope………… Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King:  He was a Christian clergyman who advocated social change through non-violent means. In 1963 King organized a march on Washington, D.C. that drew 200,000 people demanding equal rights for minorities. In 1964 King won the Nobel Peace Prize, becoming at the time the youngest recipient ever.


24).  Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday…………. John Wayne.

John Wayne: He was an American actor who was born Marion Robert Morrison, but known professionally as John Wayne. Born in Winterset, Iowa, USA, he became famous through his roles in Western films. For 30 years he was one of the top box office draws in the film industry.


25).  At the end of the day, all you can hope for is to go on. The older I get, the more I realize that just keeping on keeping on is what life’s all about……….. Janis Ian.

Janis Ian:  She is an American singer-songwriter who was born in New York City. Commercially successful in the ’60s and ’70s. Best known for her songs “Society’s Child” and “At Seventeen”. She has won 2 Grammy Awards.


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26).  We should not let our fears hold us back from pursuing our hopes…..John F. Kennedy.

John F. Kennedy: He was an American politician, who was born in Brookline, Massachusetts. He served as the 35th president of the United States until his assassination in November 1963. During his time as President, he served at the height of the Cold War.


27).  In fact, hope is best gained after defeat and failure, because then inner strength and toughness is produced………  Fritz Knapp.


28).      Embrace uncertainty. Some of the most beautiful chapters in our lives won’t have a title until much later………. Bob Goff.

Bob Goff:  He is a writer and author who was born in California. Best known for his best-selling book called Love Does. He founded Restore International, to find daring and productive ways of fighting the injustices committed against children. They promote their work in conflict zones around the world.


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29).  You cannot swim for new horizons until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore……William Faulkner

William Faulkner: He was an American writer who was born in New Albany, Mississippi. Best known for his novels which were set around Yoknapatawpha County which was fictional.


30).   Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future……….Robert H. Schuller.

Robert Schuller: He was an American pastor, motivational speaker, and author, who was born in Alton, Iowa. He was best known for his weekly Hour of Power television program, which ran for 40 years.


31).    It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves……………. Edmund Hillary.

Edmund Hillary:  He was an explorer, mountaineer, and philanthropist, who was born in Auckland, New Zealand. Along with Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay, they became the first climbers to climb to the summit of Mount Everest. He also served as the High Commissioner to India and Bangladesh.


32).     We must vote for hope, vote for life, vote for a brighter future for all of our loved ones……… Ed Markey.

Ed Markey: He is an American politician who was born in Malden, Massachusetts. As a member of the Democratic Party, He has served in Congress for over 40 years.


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33).  Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall……..Confucius.

Confucius:  He was a Chinese teacher, editor, and philosopher in the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. He is also credited with having edited many of the Chinese classic texts including all of the Five Classics.


34).   The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope………Barrack Obama.

Barack Obama: He is an American attorney and Democratic politician who was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. He served as the 44th president of the United States and was the first African-American president of the United States.


35).    May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears…………. Nelson Mandela.

Nelson Mandela.  – He was South Africa’s first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election and served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was also an activist for peace and a philanthropist.


36).  In all things, it is better to hope than to despair……….. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: He was a German playwright, poet, and novelist who was born in Frankfurt. He was considered a great literary figure of his age.


37). While there’s life, there’s hope………………… Marcus Tullius Cicero.

Marcus Tullius Cicero: He was a Roman lawyer, scholar, and statesman who was born in Arpinum, Italy. Born into a wealthy Roman family, he played an important part in the politics of his time.


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