Quotable Sunday - Hope

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them. ~Vincent McNabb

When the world says, "Give up,"
Hope whispers, "Try it one more time."
~Author Unknown

There is nothing so well known as that we should not expect something for nothing - but we all do and call it Hope. ~Edgar Howe

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. ~Anne Lamott

The road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination. ~Marian Zimmer Bradley

You've gotta have hope. Without hope life is meaningless. Without hope life is meaning less and less. ~Author Unknown

Hope is the feeling we have that the feeling we have is not permanent. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960

Lord save us all from... a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms. ~Mark Twain

Hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark. ~George Iles

Hope is putting faith to work when doubting would be easier. ~Author Unknown

Hope, deceitful as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route. ~Fran├žois Duc de La Rochefoucauld

Once you choose hope, anything's possible. ~Christopher Reeve

And my favorite:
Hope is that thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops... at all. ~Emily Dickinson

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Michelle @Flying Giggles said...

Love your topic for the week, we all need hope in our lives!

Aimee said...

Great quotes. I'm HOPING that we'll find a buyer for our old house soon. I enjoyed reading these.

Unknown said...

What a great topic!! I have always loved this one:
When the world says, "Give up,"
Hope whispers, "Try it one more time."
Have a great week!


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