Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Quotes on Hope

Hope has been the prime reason that man has survived all these years. But, for the thought of "my dreams will come true some day," we wouldn't be here in this Digital Age. "Hope is the sustenance of Life," as Eric Fromm, US psychologist, said. We sleep with the thought that we'll wake up next morning. We welcome dusk with the hope that the sun will rise tomorrow. Hope is the lifeline for humans in despair.

Hope is like a bird that senses dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
Anonymous

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

Our past is not our potential.
Unknown

Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale

Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible.
Anonymous

Love lives on hope, and dies when hope is dead; It is a flame which sinks for lack of fuel.
Pierre Corneille

He who does not hope to win has already lost.
Jose Joaquin Olmedo

The miserable have no other medicine But only hope.
William Shakespeare

Know then, whatever cheerful and sereneSupports the mind, supports the body too: Hence, the most vital movement mortals feelIs hope, the balm and lifeblood of the soul.
John Armstrong, Art of Preserving Health

Expect to have hope rekindled. Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways. The dry seasons in life do not last. The spring rains will come again Sarah Ban Breathnach Simple Abundance: If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.
Thomas Fuller

Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale

For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
Matthew Prior

But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.
Lord Byron, English poet

If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps life moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. And so today I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King

If I am not for myself, who will be for me?
If I am for myself only, what am I?
If not now, when?
Eric Fromm, psychologist

When the world says, "Give up,"Hope whispers, "Try it one more time."
Anonymous

Hope Proverbs

One who has health has hope, and one who has hope has everything.
Arabic Proverb

Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.
English Proverb

Hope is the physician of each misery.
Irish Proverb

Hope dies last
Mexican Proverb

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Winston Churchill, British Priminister

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, poet

He who has never hoped can never despair.
George Bernard Shaw, British Playwright in Caesar and Cleopatra

Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.
Corrie ten Boom

Your hopes, dreams and aspirations are legitimate. They are trying to take you airborne, above the clouds, above the storms, if you only let them.
William James

Hope never abandons you, you abandon it.
George Weinberg