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Hope and Wonder

Lessons about belief, hope, fate, destiny, dreams, wishes, imagination, wonder, and patience.

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Don’t let reality control your imagination. Let your imagination be the user interface to steer your reality.

— Scott Adams, How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big

“If that’s true,” she said, “then that’s one heck of a hypothesis.” “Perhaps nothing can be certain in this world,” I said. “But at least we can believe in something.” She smiled.

— Haruki Murakami, Killing Commendatore

You can always cope with the present moment, but you cannot cope with something that is only a mind projection. You cannot cope with the future.

— Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now

Everybody has something they speculate and wonder about, no matter how blessed their circumstances.

— Haruki Murakami, Killing Commendatore