I suppose it can be truthfully said that hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
Every thing that is done in the world is done by hope.
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
Man's many desires are like the small metal coins he carries about in his pocket. The more he has the more they weight him down.
One of the best safeguards of our hopes, I have suggested, is to be able to mark off the areas of hopelessness and to acknowledge them, to face them directly, not with despair but with the creative intent of keeping them from polluting all the areas of possibility.
The human body experiences a powerful gravitational pull in the direction of hope. That is why the patient's hopes are the physician's secret weapon. They are the hidden ingredients in any prescription.
Some one once said to me, 'Reverend Schuller, I hope you live to see all your dreams fulfilled.' I replied, T hope not, because if I live and all my dreams are fulfilled, I'm dead.' It's unfulfilled dreams that keep you alive.
The slow compromise, or even surrender, of our fondest hopes is a regular feature of normal human life.
Hope is an echo, hope ties itself yonder, yonder.
'Hope' is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul - And sings the tune without words And never stops - at all.
It is characteristic of genius to be hopeful and aspiring.
If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.
None are completely wretched but those who are without hope, and few are reduced so low as that.
Wonder ... music heard in the heart, is voiceless.
To all the living there is hope, for a living dog is better than a dead lion.
Everybody lives for something better to come.
At first we hope too much; later on, not enough.
Lord save us all from ... a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms.
He who does not hope to win has already lost.
We should not let our fears hold us back from pursuing our hopes.