Hope is an optimistic attitude of mind based on an expectation of positive outcomes related to events and circumstances in one’s life or the world at large. As a verb, its definitions include: “expect with confidence” and “to cherish a desire with anticipation” It is the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best.
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 – John Lennon
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning – Albert Einstein
Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness – Desmond Tutu
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
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for – Joseph Addison
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future – Robert H. Schuller
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul – and sings the tunes without the words – and never stops at all – Emily Dickinson
Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality – Jonas Salk
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for – Epicurus
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us – Samuel Smiles