Humor Quotes

I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.-Benjamin Disraeli

 

 

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 not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.-Vaclav Havel

 

 

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

 

 

To live without Hope is to Cease to live.-Fyodor Dostoevsky

 

 

All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope. – Alexandre Dumas

 

 

You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.-Michelle Obama

 

 

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

 

 

Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings.-Elie Wiesel

 

 

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

 

 

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.-Joseph Addison

 

 

The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dreams shall never die.-Edward Kennedy

 

 

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

 

 

Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man.-Friedrich Nietzsche

 

 

Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always to be blest.-Alexander Pope

 

 

 

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

 

 

Anyone who doesn’t believe in miracles is not a realist. – David Ben-Gurion

 

 

Hope will never be silent.-Harvey Milk

 

 

God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless.-Chester W. Nimitz

 

 

Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.-Samuel Smiles

 

 

 

Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man.-Pliny the Elder

 

 

It’s a good place when all you have is hope and not expectations.-Danny Boyle

 

 

At the end of the day, we must go forward with hope and not backward by fear and division.-Jesse Jackson

 

 

Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.-Robert Green Ingersoll

 

 

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

 

 

Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.-Vaclav Havel

 

Hope is the last thing a person does before they are defeated. – Henry Rollins

 

 

The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed.-Charlotte Bronte

 

Be prepared, work hard, and hope for a little luck. Recognize that the harder you work and the better prepared you are, the more luck you might have.-Ed Bradley

 

 

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

 

 

God’s mercy and grace give me hope – for myself, and for our world.-Billy Graham

 

Every day begins with an act of courage and hope: getting out of bed.-Mason Cooley

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Hope is patience with the lamp lit.-Tertullian

 

 

A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.-Elbert Hubbard

 

 

Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future. – Robert H. Schulle

 

 

Even if the hopes you started out with are dashed, hope has to be maintained.-Seamus Heaney

 

 

One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.-Antonio Porchia

 

 

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

 

 

My hope still is to leave the world a bit better than when I got here.-Jim Henson

 

 

The theological virtue of hope is the patient and trustful willingness to live without closure, without resolution, and still be content and even happy because our Satisfaction is now at another level, and our Source is beyond ourselves.-Richard Rohr

 

 

Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.-Francis Bacon

 

 

Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.-Martin Luther

 

 

We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation.-Ivan Illich

 

 

What gives me the most hope every day is God’s grace; knowing that his grace is going to give me the strength for whatever I face, knowing that nothing is a surprise to God.-Rick Warren

 

But Hopes are Shy Birds flying at a great distance seldom reached by the best of Guns. – John James Audubon

 

 

I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.-Dalai Lama

 

 

Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.-Vaclav Havel

 

 

He that lives upon hope will die fasting.-Benjamin Franklin

 

 

Hope is a waking dream.-Aristotle

 

We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds.-Aristotle Onassis

 

Things start out as hopes and end up as habits.-Lillian Hellman

 

Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.-John Wayne

 

Beware how you take away hope from another human being.-Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

 

 

The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.-Thomas Hardy

 

In the end, that’s what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or a politics of hope?-Barack Obama

 

Hope is like peace. It is not a gift from God. It is a gift only we can give one another. – Elie Wiesel

 

 

If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.-Thomas Fuller

 

 

We really feel happier when things look bleak. Hope is endurance. Hope is holding on and going on and trusting in the Lord.-Michael Novak

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