Quotes That Will Give You Hope When You Really Need It


Hope is a very powerful thing. With it, you may rise up from the darkest of feelings, and without it, you may sink deeper into emotions that you may not want to live in. For those times when you feel hopeful but just can't find the words to express it, or for when you just need a reminder of what hopefulness can feel like, here are quotes to give you hope.

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Quotes About Hope

"Only in the darkness can you see the stars." β€” Martin Luther King Jr.

"It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart." β€” Anne Frank

"The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope." β€” Samuel Johnson

"A lesson for all of us is that for every loss, there is victory, for every sadness, there is joy, and when you think you've lost everything, there is hope." β€” Geraldine Solon

"Hope is that thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stopsΒ at all." β€” Emily Dickinson

"Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: You don't give up." β€” Anne Lamott

"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." β€” Barack Obama

"There is some good in this world, and it's worth fighting for." β€” J.R.R. Tolkien

"I knew life began where I stood in the dark, looking out into the light." β€” Yusef Komunyakaa

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"There is an alchemy in sorrow. It can be transmuted into wisdom, which, if it does not bring joy, can yet bring happiness." β€” Pearl S. Buck

"When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn." β€” Harriet Beecher Stowe

"We need never be hopeless because we can never be irreparably broken." β€” John Green

"Hope never abandons you; you abandon it." β€” George Weinberg

"We always kept in our hearts the most noble, beautiful feeling that sets human beings apart: Hope." β€” Manel Loureiro

"Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence." β€” Lin Yutang

"Without hope, there is no despair. There is only meaningless suffering." β€” D. Morgenstern

"It is hope that gives life meaning. And hope is based on the prospect of being able one day to turn the actual world into a possible one that looks better." β€” Francois Jacob

"If we can get to the place where we show up as our genuine selves and let each other see who we really are, the awe-inspiring ripple effect will change the world." β€” Terrie M. Williams

"Whether you've seen angels floating around your bedroom or just found a ray of hope at a lonely moment, choosing to believe that something unseen is caring for you can be a life-shifting exercise." β€” Martha Beck

"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." β€” John Lennon

"Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird, that cannot fly." β€” Langston Hughes