Life is made of moments of joy but also moments more difficult to live and overcome such as the loss of a loved one, illness, failure, loss of one's job… etc.
Keeping hope, hoping for better days and remaining optimistic when problems pile up and everything seems to be working on us is not that simple. Each of these events is a challenge that must be met.
Nurturing hope is essential for our mental and emotional well-being. This is what allows us to accomplish the impossible, to overcome the difficulties of life.
When we hope, things are more likely to turn out the way we want them to.
Some people are inherently more optimistic and hopeful than others. You wonder then, how do they do it? Well hope is all around us, just think positively, look on the bright side, chat with someone who has a positive mind, or even just read a story with a happy ending. The important thing is not to sit there waiting for the worst to happen, because there is always something to do to get better and above all do not hesitate to ask for help when necessary.
Here are our top 30 quotes full of hope and optimism to help you overcome the impossible.
"Optimism is the faith that leads to success. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence ."
"It's always something to know you've done your best. But, never stop hoping, or there is no point in doing anything. Hope, hope until the end!"
"Hope itself is like a star – not to be seen under the sun of prosperity, and to be discovered only in the night of adversity."
CHARLES HADDON PURGEON
"They say that a person only needs three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for."
"Hope is that thing with feathers, perched in the soul, that sings a melody without words and never stops"
"When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on."
"Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success and love; Everything will come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature."
"Let your hopes, not your wounds, shape your future."
ROBERT H. SCHULLER
"Remember, hope is a good thing, maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies."
"Hope is the companion of power and the mother of success; for he who hopes so much has within him the gift of miracles."
"Hope is smiling on the threshold of the coming year, whispering 'it will be happier'…"
"Live therefore and be happy, beloved children of my heart, and never forget that until the day when God deigns to reveal the future to man, all human wisdom is contained in these two words, Wait and Hope."
"What we call our despair is often only the painful ardor of untapped hope."
"I think it's a mistake to never look for hope outside of yourself."
"Hope is the only bee that produces honey without flowers."
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
"All great things are simple and many can be expressed in one word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."
"In the clasped hands, there is still a sign of hope, in the clenched fist none."
"The least you can do in your life is know what you hope for. And all you can do is live in that hope. Do not admire it from afar but live right inside, under its roof."
"Hope is a daydream."
"Hope lies in dreams, imagination and the courage of those who dare to make dreams come true."
"Courage is like love; He must have hope to feed himself."
"Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe tomorrow will be better, we can endure a test today."
THICH NHAT HANH
"You are not here just to make a living, you are here to enable the world to live more fully, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and fulfillment. You are here to enrich the world, and you get poorer if you forget about racing."
"Hope is the possibility of seeing that there is light despite all the darkness."
"To live without hope is to stop living."
If you want to know how to strengthen your hope through positive thinking and changing your outlook on life, read our article on the 5 facts you need to know to improve your outlook on life.
How about you? How do you keep hope in difficult times? Share with us your tips in the comments.