speak-hope-365-8_16-feedburrnerThis page is where you’re find the Speak Hope 365 episodes:

Today’s and past podcasts and quotes are:

 

 

 

This week’s quote:

“Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move men.” – Johanne von Goethe

“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something.” – Neil Gaiman

“Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A ‘you can do it’ when things are tough.” – Richard M. DeVos

“Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.” – Dwayne Johnson

“In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.” – Les Brown

“Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.” – Robert H. Schuller

“Survival my only hope. Success my only revenge” – Patricia Cornwell

“Wherever my story takes me, however dark and difficult the theme, there is always some hope and redemption, not because readers like happy endings, but because I am an optimist at heart. I know the sun will rise in the morning, that there is a light at the end of every tunnel.” – Michael Morpurgo

“There are 30,000 days in your life. When I was 24, I realized I’m almost 9,000 days down. There are no warm-ups, no practice rounds, no reset buttons. Your biggest risk isn’t failing, it’s getting too comfortable. Every day, we’re writing a few more words of a story. I wanted my story to be an adventure and that’s made all the difference.” – Drew Houston

“Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success.” – David Joseph Schwartz

“You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.” – Johnny Cash

“Everything is practice.” – Pele

“I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.” – Leonardo da Vinci

“Perfection is impossible; just strive to do your best.” – Angela Watson

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – T. S. Eliot

“Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don’t give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people.” – Tena Desae

“The sky takes on shades of orange during sunrise and sunset, the colour that gives you hope that the sun will set only to rise again.” – Ram Charan

“You never think about what life’s going to be like five years down the road or 10 – you just go though the day and try to make good decisions. Sometimes you do, sometimes you don’t. You just hope this day will be a good day.” – Jack Harbaugh

“Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success.” – Shiv Khera

“Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” – Carol Burnett

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”  – Harriet Tubman

“Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.” – George Edward Woodberry

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

“Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.” – Steve Jobs

“Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.” – Warren Buffett

“Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A ‘you can do it’ when things are tough. ” – Richard M. DeVos

“The starting point of all achievement is desire.” – Napoleon Hill

“Success is not a destination, but the road that you’re on. Being successful means that you’re working hard and walking your walk every day. You can only live your dream by working hard towards it. That’s living your dream.” – Marlon Wayans

“I don’t give advice. 90% of the time nobody takes it anyway. I will give encouragement and if asked a question as to how, or why I did certain things and if I think this will help whomever is asking the question I will do this.” – Dionne Warwick

“The secret of our success is that we never, never give up.” – Wilma Mankiller

“Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don’t give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people.” – Tena Desae

“Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.” – Oliver Goldsmith

“I’ve always believed that success for anyone is all about drive, dedication, and desire, but for me, it’s also been about confidence and faith.” – Stephen Curry

“Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but, not plans.” – Peter Drucker

“I’m here to spread a message of hope. Follow your heart. Don’t follow what you’ve been told you’re supposed to do.” – J. Cole

“We all have possibilities we don’t know about. We can do things we don’t even dream we can do.” – Dale Carnegie

“If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie

“Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen.” – Wayne Huizenga

Don’t let your fear of what could happen make nothing happen. – Doe Zantamata

“Your problem is to bridge the gap which exists between where you are now and the goal you intend to reach.” – Earl Nightingale

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” – Zig Ziglar

“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” –  Confucius

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” – Mark Twain

“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, It will be happier.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson

“Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure.” – Paulo Coelho

“Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.” – Steve Jobs

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”  – Nelson Mandela

“Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.” – Pope John XXIII

“The deepest fear we have, ‘the fear beneath all fears,’ is the fear of not measuring up, the fear of judgment. It’s this fear that creates the stress and depression of everyday life.” – Tullian Tchividjian

“My work is to reach people with ideas, hopes, dreams, encouragement, insight, and revelation. That’s what an actor wants to do.”  –  John Astin

“I recorded the song ‘Believers’ because I feel the song has a strong and much needed message. We all need encouragement and something to believe in.” –  Joe Nichols

“If we’re going to bring out the best in people, we, too, need to sow seeds of encouragement.” – Joel Osteen

“There is nothing better than the encouragement of a good friend.”

– Katharine Butler Hathaway

“When you encourage others, you in the process are encouraged because you’re making a commitment and difference in that person’s life. Encouragement really does make a difference”.  Zig Ziglar

“Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement – and we will make the goal.” Robert Collier

“A good director creates an environment, which gives the actor the encouragement to fly.” – Kevin Bacon

“A word of encouragement from a teacher to a child can change a life. A word of encouragement from a spouse can save a marriage. A word of encouragement from a leader can inspire a person to reach her potential.” – John C. Maxwell

“My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.” – Maya Angelou

“A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.” – Elbert Hubbard

“Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery.”
– Bertrand Russell

“I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.”

– Dalai Lama

“How disappointment tracks the steps of hope.”

– Leitia Elizabeth Landon

“Everyday begins with an act of courage and hope – getting out of bed.”  – Mason Cooley

“A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses that moment of experience from which to look back or from which to look ahead.”
― Gram Greene, The End of the Affair

What gives me the hope everyday is God’s grace; knowing that his grace is going to give me the strength for whatever I face, knowing that nothing is a surprise to God.”

-Rick Warren

“Expecting something for nothing is the most popular form of hope.”

– Arnold H. Glasow

I always believe things are going to work out.

– Francoise Sagan

I wish I could know everything ever, like that would be my wish – that’s what I hope heaven is, that they tell you who shot JFK and all that stuff.

-Louis C. K.

With optimism, you look upon the sunny side of things. People say, ‘Studs, you’re an optimist.’ I never said I was an optimist. I have hope because what’s the alternative to hope? Despair? If you have despair, you might as well put your head in the oven.

– Studs Terkel

“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 under its roof.

– Barbara Kingsolver

“The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed.”

Charlotte Bronte

“You can make positive deposits in your own economy every day by reading and listening to powerful, positive, life-changing content and by associating with encouraging and hope-building people. “-  Zig Ziglar

“Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.” – Joseph Addison

“Things start out as hopes and end up as habits.” – Lillian Hellman

“Hope is a talent like any other.”
Storm Jameson

 

“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 Cousin

“I don’t know what can be so dangerous about giving people hope.”
Joel Osteen.

“To live without Hope is to Cease to live.”

Fyodor Dostoevsky

“At the end of the day, we must go forward with hope and not backward by fear and division.”

Jesse Jackson

“We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds.”
Aristotle Onassis

“It’s a good place when all you have is hope and not expectations.”
Danny Boyle

“Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.”
Vaclav Hav

“All kids need is a little help, a little hope and somebody who believes in them.”
Magic Johnson

“Hope is tomorrow’s veneer over today’s disappointment.”
Evan Esar

“God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless.”
Chester W. Nimitz

Hope awaits beyond the horizon is today’s topic.  The quote is:

We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope.
Alexandre Dumas

I said to my soul, be still, and wait without hope, For hope would be hope for the wrong thing.
T. S. Eliot

Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.
Thich Nhat Hanh