14 Encouraging Quotes to Keep Hope Alive in Dark Times

  • By Jennifer Mulder
  • 5 November 2018
  • 3 minute read
14 Encouraging Quotes to Keep Hope Alive in Dark Times | The Health Sessions

“Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.”

When life’s challenging and you’re tired of struggling, these famous words from The Hunger Games trilogy might be just what you need to pull you through.

Because hope can be powerful. Hope helps you to keep going when you feel like giving up. It pushes you past the pain and obstacles on your way. Hope is a magical combination of optimism, faith and the somewhat stubborn belief that somehow things will work out.

Some people believe it’s better not to have hope, because it will only lead to disappointment. But the dictionary doesn’t just describe hope as an expectation or desire for the future, but also as “a feeling of trust, a belief that something good may happen.” And that’s a significant nuance.

Having a fixed idea in mind about how things should go can crush your spirit, because life rarely goes as planned. But when you think of hope as a dream destination while staying open-minded about the road that leads you there, hope can fuel your determination to get one step closer in the right direction. You still have to put one foot in front of the other, and the journey might be very different than you’d pictured. But with a little luck, a hopeful heart can lead you to some pretty amazing places.

Have a look at these 14 hope quotes to keep your spark alive in dark times. 

14 Encouraging Quotes to Keep Hope Alive in Dark Times | The Health Sessions

14 Encouraging Quotes to Keep Hope Alive in Dark Times | The Health Sessions

14 Encouraging Quotes to Keep Hope Alive in Dark Times | The Health Sessions

14 Encouraging Quotes to Keep Hope Alive in Dark Times | The Health Sessions

14 Encouraging Quotes to Keep Hope Alive in Dark Times | The Health Sessions

14 Encouraging Quotes to Keep Hope Alive in Dark Times | The Health Sessions

14 Encouraging Quotes to Keep Hope Alive in Dark Times | The Health Sessions

14 Encouraging Quotes to Keep Hope Alive in Dark Times | The Health Sessions

14 Encouraging Quotes to Keep Hope Alive in Dark Times | The Health Sessions

14 Encouraging Quotes to Keep Hope Alive in Dark Times | The Health Sessions

14 Encouraging Quotes to Keep Hope Alive in Dark Times | The Health Sessions

14 Encouraging Quotes to Keep Hope Alive in Dark Times | The Health Sessions

14 Encouraging Quotes to Keep Hope Alive in Dark Times | The Health Sessions

14 Encouraging Quotes to Keep Hope Alive in Dark Times | The Health Sessions

Which hope quote inspires you? What helps you to keep hope alive during challenging times?

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