And the most powerful of these is love. Or "caritas" in the Latin, which is where the word charity comes from.
Hope means to believe that there is something good or better, to see the positive rather than the negative. Am I hopeful? Sometimes.
I think hope is one of the main things we have to have. I have hope. I have hope that I will become a better person in time, that we as a species will become better people. I have doubt too, but that doesn't stop me from hoping and working towards the future I want to see.