Quote of the Day

Hope is only a hope, and hopes and beliefs, it seems to me, can have nothing in common.

“Hope is only a hope, and hopes and beliefs, it seems to me, can have nothing in common.” — H. L. Mencken, What I Believe,” The Forum (September 1930)

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Quote of the Day

Hope is generally a wrong Guide, though it is very good Company by the way. It brusheth through Hedge and Ditch till it cometh to a great Leap, and there it is apt to fall and break its Bones.

“Hope is generally a wrong Guide, though it is very good Company by the way. It brusheth through Hedge and Ditch till it cometh to a great Leap, and there it is apt to fall and break its Bones.” — George Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax, Political, Moral, and Miscellaneous Reflections