by Rex Rouis
These quotations will give you hope and build your faith. Don’t lose Hope. Allow the hope of God to flow into you. God’s hope encourages, motivates, and keeps you on the road to faith, peace, and victory. Hopelessness breeds and creates the ‘feeling‘ of depression.
Hope is the road, Faith is the victory.
Martin Luther – “Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.”
Unknown – Don’t worry, the fog will lift.
Rex Rouis – “Hope is the raw material from which faith builds the house.”
Alexandre Dumas – All human wisdom is summed up in two words: wait and hope.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy – We should not let our fears hold us back from pursuing our hopes.
Randy Furco – You can have hope without faith, but you can not have faith without hope!
Helen Keller – Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Aristotle – “Hope is a waking dream.” [This has also been attributed to Pindar and Plato.]
Francis Bacon – “Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.”
George Herbert – “Hope is the poor man’s bread.”
Rex Rouis – “A Desire becomes a Hope when we discover a reason for its expectation, and there is no better reason to expect something than a promise given in the Word of God.”
Thomas Fuller – If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.
Orison Marden – There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something better tomorrow.
Soren Kierkegaard – Hope is passion for what is possible.
H. Jackson Brown Jr. – Let perseverance be your engine and hope your fuel.
Unknown – Don’t lose hope. When it gets darkest the stars come out.
Rex Rouis – Hope keeps you alive. Faith gives your life meaning, blessings, and a good end.
Robert H. Goddard – It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Martin Luther King Jr. – We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy – Every area of trouble gives out a ray of hope; and the one unchangeable certainty is that nothing is certain or unchangeable.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe – In all things it is better to hope than to despair.
Louise Driscoll – In your heart, keep one still secret spot where dreams may go and be sheltered so they may thrive and grow.
William Gurnall – Whatever is the object of a saint’s hope is the subject of his prayer.
Dale Carnegie – 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.
Thomas Brooks – A Christian will part with anything rather than his hope; he knows that hope will keep the heart both from aching and breaking, from fainting and sinking; he knows that hope is a beam of God, a spark of glory, and that nothing shall extinguish it till the soul be filled with glory.
Henry Ford – Obstacles are those frightful things we see when we take our eyes off our goal.
Anne Lamott – 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.
Rex Rouis – Get Hope & get joy, get joy & get strength.
Ralph Waldo Emerson – We judge of man’s wisdom by his hope.
Colfax Burgoyne Harman – Desires which in our beings burn, The hopes with which our bosoms yearn, Are destined to come true.
Maori Proverb – Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
Walter Anderson – True hope dwells on the possible, even when life seems to be a plot written by someone who wants to see how much adversity we can overcome.
Pliny the Elder – Hope is the pillar that holds up the world.
Thomas Fuller – “Hope is one of the principal springs that keep mankind in motion.”
Eric Swensson – Hope is medicine for a soul that’s sick and tired.
Pauline R. Kezer – When you do nothing, you feel overwhelmed and powerless. But when you get involved, you feel the sense of hope and accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to make things better.
Tom Clancy – Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things cannot be changed.
Augustine of Hippo – Hope has two beautiful daughters. Their names are anger and courage; anger at the way things are, and courage to see that they do not remain the way they are.
Emil Brunner – What oxygen is to the lungs, such is hope to the meaning of life.
Emily Dickenson – ‘Hope’ is the thing with feathers’
“Hope” is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul
And sings the tune without the words
And never stops—at all”
Alexander Pope – Hope springs eternal in the human breast.
O. S. Marden – There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.
Abraham Cowley – Of all ills that one endures, hope is a cheap and universal cure.
Samuel Smiles – Hope is the companion of power, and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles.
Lin Yutang – 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.
Unknown – In the dark dreary nights, when the storm is at its most fierce, the lighthouse burns bright so the sailors can find their way home again. In life the same light burns. This light is fueled with love, faith, and hope. And through life’s most fierce storms these three burn their brightest so we also can find our way home again.