Tag: hope

Christmas message: On the emptiness of vague “hope”

Something to hope for in the coming year. — an end to the pandemic

“Hope deferred maketh the heart sick.”

— Proverbs 13:12

“He that lives upon hope will die fasting”

— Benjamin Franklin

“The reason of idleness and crime is the deferring of our hopes.”

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

“There is nothing so well known as that we should not expect something for nothing – but we do and call it Hope.”

Edgar Watson Howe