Favorite Quotations ~  Hope, 4 Teacher: The One Who Made the Difference

"Even when there is no longer hope for the body, there is always hope for the soul." ~ Jerome Groopman

Martin Luther King

We must accept finite disappointment but we must never lose infinite hope. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Hope says to us constantly, "Go on, go on..." ~ Francoise d'Aubigne de Maintenon

Men and women are limited not by the place of their birth, not by the color of their skin, but by the size of their hope. ~ John Johnson

There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something better tomorrow. ~ Orison Swett Marden

Hope differs from optimism. Hope does not arise from being told to "think positively," or from hearing an overly rosy forecast. Hope, unlike optimism, is rooted in unalloyed reality. ~ Jerome Groopman, Anatomy of Hope

As long as we can feel hope, there is hope. ~ Harriet Goldhor Lerner

Hope is a waking dream. ~ Aristotle

Never cease loving a person, and never give up hope for him, foreven the prodigal son who had fallen most low, could still be saved;the bitterest enemy and also he who was your friend could again beyour friend; love that has grown cold can kindle again. ~ Søren Kierkegaard

Listen now to the gentle whispers of hope. ~ Charles D. Brodhead

The word which God has written on the brow of every man is hope. ~ Victor Hugo

Hope grows in us, despite our moments of darkness, regardless of our regular bouts of depression. ~ Joan D. Chittister, Scarred by Struggle

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