Here's a collection of the best quotes we found to give you hope on a rainy day.

“Hope never abandons you; you abandon it.”

— George Weinberg

“If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. And so today I still have a dream.”

— Martin Luther King Jr.

“I don’t think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.”

— Anne Frank

“We always kept in our hearts the most noble, beautiful feeling that sets human beings apart: Hope.”

— Manel Loureiro


“Hope itself is like a star — not to be seen in the sunshine of prosperity, and only to be discovered in the night of adversity.”

— Charles Haddon Spurgeon

“When you’re at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on.”

— Theodore Roosevelt

“Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.

— Robert H. Schuller


“I think it’s a mistake to ever look for hope outside of one’s self.”

— Arthur Miller

“Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.”

— Robert Green Ingersoll

“Hope is a waking dream.”

— Aristotle

“Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.”

— Thich Nhat Hanh

“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.

— Desmond Tutu

“All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope.”

— Alexandre Dumas


“Even if the hopes you started out with are dashed, hope has to be maintained.”

— Seamus Heaney

“We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation.”

— Ivan Illich

“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.”

— Dale Carnegie

“Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.”

— Vaclav Havel

“Hope is not an emotion; it’s a way of thinking or a cognitive process.”

— Brené Brown


“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.”

— Lin Yutang

“Hope is the ocean for the river, the sun for trees and the sky for us.”

– Maxime Legacé

“If winter comes, can spring be far behind?”

— Percy Bysshe Shelley


“The difference between hope and despair is a different way of telling stories from the same facts.”

— Alain de Botton

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