These positive quotes are for the week of April 5 – April 11, 2021, and are famous quotes about hope. Hope motivates us and leads us forward, and is especially important in today’s times.
I prepare and publish a video for Youtube and a post for a website with new positive daily thoughts, proverbs, or quotes from famous writers, poets, philosophers, celebrities every Sunday. And I’m happy to read your feedback on which quote you like best, which one you find great inspiration, which one brightened your day.
Weekly positive Quotes – April 5 – April 11, 2021
Monday, April 5, 2021
“Faith goes up the stairs that love has built and looks out the windows which hope has opened.”
Charles H. Spurgeon
Charles Haddon Spurgeon (19 June 1834 – 31 January 1892) was an English Particular Baptist preacher. Spurgeon remains highly influential among Christians of various denominations, among whom he is known as the “Prince of Preachers”. He was a strong figure in the Reformed Baptist tradition and opposing the liberal and pragmatic theological tendencies in the Church of his day.
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
“Where there is no hope, it is incumbent on us to invent it.”
Albert Camus (7 November 1913 – 4 January 1960) was a French philosopher, author, and journalist. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature at the age of 44 in 1957, the second-youngest recipient in history. Camus’s views contributed to the rise of the philosophy known as absurdism, a movement reacting against the rise of nihilism. He is also considered to be an existentialist, even though he firmly rejected the term throughout his lifetime.
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.”
Epicurus (341–270 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher and sage who founded Epicureanism, a highly influential school of philosophy. Epicurus and his followers were known for eating simple meals and discussing a wide range of philosophical subjects. He openly allowed women and slaves to join the school. For Epicurus, the purpose of philosophy was to help people attain a happy, tranquil life characterized by ataraxia (peace and freedom from fear) and aponia (the absence of pain).
Thursday, April 8, 2021
“We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.”
François de La Rochefoucauld
François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Prince de Marcillac ( 15 September 1613 – 17 March 1680) was a noted French moralist and author of maxims and memoirs. He is part of the literary movement of classicism and best known for his maxims.
Friday, April 9, 2021
“May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.”
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country’s first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election.
Saturday, April 10, 2021
“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an African American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the American civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. King advanced civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi.
Sunday, April 11, 2021
“Rules for happiness: something to do, someone to love, something to hope for.”
Immanuel Kant (22 April 1724 – 12 February 1804) was a German philosopher and one of the central Enlightenment thinkers.
Kant’s comprehensive and systematic works in epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, and aesthetics have made him one of the most influential figures in modern Western philosophy.
15 additional quotes about hope
“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.”
“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.”
“Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.”
“The very least you can do in your life is figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.”
“Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever.”
Roy T. Bennett
“We dream to give ourselves hope. To stop dreaming – well, that’s like saying you can never change your fate.”
“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.”
“There is a saying in Tibetan, ‘Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.’
No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.”
Dalai Lama XIV
“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. ”
“Difficulties and adversities viciously force all their might on us and cause us to fall apart, but they are necessary elements of individual growth and reveal our true potential. We have got to endure and overcome them, and move forward. Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever.”
Roy T. Bennett
“Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve a lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples to build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.”
Robert F. Kennedy
“Remember, Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.”
“The road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination.”
Marion Zimmer Bradley
“You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith, and hope.”
“Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature.”
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Thank you for reading my post – Weekly Positive Quotes – April 5 – April 11, 2021, with famous quotes about hope.
Do you have a favorite quote on the topic or which one touched you the most in the collection of quotes for this week? I look forward to your reflections on these quotes that you share with me in the comments.
Have a wonderful week,