Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Hope.

The repository contains 12 quotes in the category “Hope.”

He that lives upon hope shall die fasting.

Benjamin Franklin
1706 — 1790

It can’t rain all the time.

Brandon Lee
1965 — 1993

Hope is a pathological belief in the occurrence of the impossible.

H. L. Mencken
1880 — 1956

Hope is generally a wrong guide, though it is very good company by the way.

Lord Halifax
1881 — 1959

Whatever enlarges hope will also exalt courage.

Dr. Johnson
1709 — 1784

Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.

Martin Luther
1483 — 1546

Death is nothing to be feared; it is mearly a stage of transition. But life without hope, that’s living hell.

“The X-Files”

Hope deferred maketh the heart sick.

The Bible

For yesterday is but a dream, and tomorrow is only a vision, but today, well lived, makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope.


Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible.


Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.

John Updike
1932 — 2009

Tomorrow is another day.

King Valdemar IV
1320? — 1375