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20 Quotes from literature that will remind you to always have hope

20 Quotes from literature that will remind you to always have hope.

1. “Hope is a powerful thing. Some say it’s a different breed of magic altogether. Elusive, difficult to hold on to. But not much is needed.”
Stephanie Garber, Caraval

2. “Hope,” said Vikus. “There are times it will be very hard to find. Times when it will be much easier to choose hate instead. But if you want to find peace, you must first be able to hope it is possible.”
Suzanne Collins, Gregor the Overlander

3. “I mean only that I hope they find darkness or paradise without fear of it, if they can.”
Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus

4. “Hope can be a powerful force. Maybe there’s no actual magic in it, but when you know what you hope for most and hold it like a light within you, you can make things happen, almost like magic.”
Laini Taylor, Daughter of Smoke & Bone

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5. “It’s really a wonder that I haven’t dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.”
Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl

6. “Love doesn’t come with an on-off switch. It’s made of too many threads of memory and hope and heartache that weave themselves into the very core of who you are.”
Martina Boone, Compulsion

7. “It’s probably my job to tell you life isn’t fair, but I figure you already know that. So instead, I’ll tell you that hope is precious, and you’re right not to give up.”
C.J. Redwine, Defiance

8. “Hope is what makes you look outside the window to see if it’s stopped raining. Hope is what makes you believe he’ll text you back. Hope is why you buy your jeans a little tight… Hope is why you get out of bed in the morning, and why you dream at night. Hope is what makes us believe that things can only get better. Hope is what keeps us going.”
Jodi Picoult and Samantha Van Leer, Off the Page

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9. “It was stupid to hope, she knew. But sometimes hope was all you had.”
Cassandra Clare, City of Lost Souls

10. “Hope like that, as I thought before, doesn’t make you a weak person. It’s hopelessness that makes you weak. Hope makes you stronger, because it brings with it a sense of reason. Not a reason for how or why they were taken from you, but a reason for you to live. Because it’s a maybe. A ‘maybe someday things won’t always be this shit.’ And that ‘maybe’ immediately makes the shittiness better.”
Cecelia Ahern, The Book of Tomorrow

11. “Do not lose hope — what you seek will be found. Trust ghosts. Trust those that you have helped to help you in their turn. Trust dreams. Trust your heart, and trust your story.
Neil Gaiman, Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders

12. “Where there’s hope, there’s life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.”
― Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl

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13. “Hope is not about proving anything. It’s about choosing to believe this one thing, that love is bigger than any grim, bleak shit anyone can throw at us.”
Anne Lamott, Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith

14. “But hoping,” he said, “is how the impossible can be possible after all.”
Marissa Meyer, Heartless

15. “Totally without hope one cannot live. To live without hope is to cease to live. Hell is hopelessness. It is no accident that above the entrance to Dante’s hell is the inscription: “Leave behind all hope, you who enter here.”
Jürgen Moltmann, Theology of Hope

16. “I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.”
Robert Fulghum, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten: Uncommon Thoughts On Common Things

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17. “No. Don’t give up hope just yet. It’s the last thing to go. When you have lost hope, you have lost everything. And when you think all is lost, when all is dire and bleak, there is always hope.”
Pittacus Lore, I Am Number Four

18. “Hope.
It’s like a drop of honey, a field of tulips blooming in the springtime. It’s a fresh rain, a whispered promise, a cloudless sky, the perfect punctuation mark at the end of a sentence. And it’s the only thing in the world keeping me afloat.”
Tahereh Mafi, Unravel Me

19. “We need never be without hope because we can never be irreparably broken.”
John Green, Looking for Alaska

20. “Sometimes it’s easy to lose faith in people. And sometimes one act of kindness is all it takes to give you hope again.”
Randa Abdel-Fattah, Does My Head Look Big in This?

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