If you do not hope, you will not find out what is beyond your hopes.
-- St. Clement
Hope always draws the soul from the beauty that is seen to what is beyond, always kindles the desire for the hidden through what is perceived.
-- St. Gregory of Nyssa
Our hope for you is unshaken; for we know that as you share in our sufferings, you will also share in our comfort.
-- 2 Corinthians 1:7
He that lives in hope dances without music.
-- George Herbert
For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that by steadfastness and by the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope.
-- Romans 15:4
Amid the greatest torments, I fix the gaze of my soul upon Jesus Crucified; I do not expect help from people, but place my trust in God. In His unfathomable mercy lies all my hope.
-- St. Faustina, from her Diary, 681
The most important word in the English language is hope.
-- Eleanor Roosevelt
Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you disquieted within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise Him, my help and my God.
-- Psalm 42:5
In the moment of temptation think of the Love that awaits you in heaven: foster the virtue of hope.
-- Blessed Jose Escriva
Hope is the struggle of the soul, breaking loose from what is perishable, and attesting her eternity.
-- Herman Melville