Never let hope elude you. That is life’s biggest fumble.
— Bob Zuppke
Trust your hopes, not your fears.
— David Mahoney
Hope encourages men to endure and attempt everything; in depriving them of it, or in making it too distant, you deprive them of their very soul.
— Field Marshal Maurice de Saxe
Hope is the medicine I use more than any other – hope can cure nearly anything.
— Dr. McNair Wilson
Life is fleeting. But if you live your life in hope, hope that you can make a difference somehow, and you strive to succeed, then your life will last forever and you will never be forgotten.
— Samuel Adams
Faith means not worrying.
— John Dewey
Faith goes up the stairs that love has made and looks out of the windows which hope has opened.
— Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.
— St. Augustine
Thank God for what you have. Trust God for what you need.
Often God’s answers are not the answers we’re looking for, and it’s important that we arrive at a place in our faith where we are able to accept whatever response He gives us.
— Mary Lou Retton
Faith clamps down the teeth of God’s Word on the seat of the enemy’s pants and hangs on until Satan quits.
— Marilyn Hickey
If you grasp tomorrow with faith, you know the handle won’t fall off.
By faith Abraham, when called to go to a place he would later receive as his inheritance, obeyed and went, even though he did not know where he was going.
— Hebrews 11:8
Hope is hearing the melody of the future. Faith is to dance to it.
— Ruben Alves
At a complete disadvantage – because of his smaller size and his substandard equipment – David was still able to achieve what he was able to believe. David was the only man who could defeat Goliath because he was the only one who had the faith for it.
— T.D. Jakes
There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something better tomorrow.
— G.K. Chesterton
Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible.
Hope always provides options, always provides some glimmer of “Yes, we can do it.” That’s what leaders have to communicate and embody and express in action.
— Warren Bennis
A leader is a dealer in hope.
— Napoléon Bonaparte
Loss of hope, rather than loss of life, is the factor that really decides wars, battles and even the smallest combats. The all-time experience of warfare shows that when men reach the point where they see, or feel, that further efforts and sacrifice can do no more than delay the end, they commonly lose the will to spin it out, and bow to the inevitable.
— B.H. Liddell Hart
If you find that you are not feeling in love anymore, be more loving.
— Dr. Frank Pittman III
One does not fall “in” or “out” of love. One grows in love.
— Leo Buscaglia
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all; forgiving means to pardon that which is unpardonable, or it is no virtue at all – and to hope means hoping when things are hopeless, or it is no virtue at all.
— G.K. Chesterton
Love has a short memory. It needs continual reminders.
— Larry Christenson
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.
— 1 Corinthians 13:4-8
When life’s problems seem overwhelming, look around and see what other people are coping with. You may consider yourself fortunate.
— Ann Landers
There are no hopeless situations; there are only people who have grown hopeless about them.
— Clare Booth Luce
Life is like the wrong side of a carpet. We see many different colored threads running every which way. They seem to make no sense at all. But one day in this life or thereafter, we will see the right side of the carpet and then we will realize that everything has made a perfect pattern.
— Hans Wilhelm
Nothing is ever going to be perfect in this life. You have to expect a little detour now and then.
— Greg Norman
There’s a story about a guy with terrible problems – 10 kids, no money – who goes to a rabbi and asks what to do. The rabbi says, get a goat and move it into your house. So the man does as the rabbis says, but life gets worse. So he goes back to the rabbi and says, “What now?” The rabbi says, get rid of the goat, and you’ll feel much better.
— Robert Fulgham
The men whom I have seen succeed best in life have always been cheerful and hopeful men, who went about their business with a smile on their faces, and took the changes and the chances of this mortal life like men, facing rough and smooth alike as it came.
— Charles Kettering
Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn’t people feel as free to delight in whatever sunlight remains to them?
— Rose Kennedy
The quickest way I know to lose heart is to concentrate on the things that haven’t been accomplished, rather than the things that have.
— Ron Mehl
The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer.
— John Madden
You may be looking at the mountains in your life and thinking, “If I can only conquer this one difficulty, then I won’t worry about the rest.” But the truth is that once you discover the excitement and passion of defeating that first mountain, you’ll be anxious to get started on the next one – and so on.
— Pat Williams