Wishing Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old wishing quotes, wishing sayings, and wishing proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Learning on our own understanding, will only cause a fall; but when we lean on God, as a crutch of strength and a crutch of hope, then we will be lifted up, above despair. Diane K Hiltz Chamberlain
Will but refuse to lose heart and hope. Mahatma Gandhi
Hope is a renewable option: if you run out of it at the end of the day, you get to start over in the morning. Barbara Kingsolver
Everything that is done in the world is done by hope. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
In all things it is better to hope than to despair. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Hope is the dream of a soul awake. French Proverb
Hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark. George Iles
While I breathe, I hope. Latin Proverb
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
He who has health, has hope. And he who has hope, has everything. Suzanne Gibbs Taylor
If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius. Joseph Addison
What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope. Mahatma Gandhi
The natural flights of the human mind are not pleasure to pleasure but from hope to hope. Samuel Johnson
The important thing is not that we can live on hope alone, but that life is worth living. Harvey Milk
All human wisdom is summed up in two words--wait and hope. Alexander Dumas
Hope is the thing with feathers, that perches in the soul, and sings the tune without words, and never stops at all. Emily Dickinson
Hope springs eternal in the human breast. Alexander Pope
Hope has as many lives as a cat or a king. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started. Norman Cousins
Hope is the companion of power, and the mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles. Samuel Smiles
Hope is the last thing ever lost. Italian Proverb
Consult not your fears but your hopes and dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what us still possible for you to do. Pope John XXIII
Great hopes make great men. Thomas Fuller
He who does not hope to win has already lost. Jose Joaquin Olmedo
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde
Hope never abandons you; you abandon it. George Weinberg
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. Albert Einstein
Hope and fear cannot occupy the same space. Invite one to stay. Maya Angelou
If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability. Henry Ford
A lot of people give up just before they're about to make it. You know you never know when that next obstacle is going to be the last one. Chuck Norris