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Wait and Hope | by Pandiyan
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Wait and Hope

....all human wisdom is summed up in these two words,--'Wait and hope'.

Alexandre Dumas


Are they three words or two? Of course, it depends on how you view the connecting word. Silly nitpicking aside, at a surface level, this seems to make a lot of sense and appears an optimistic view of the world.


But I read it as a very cynical statement. Personally the two-word statement I value the most is attributed to Socrates. KNOW THYSELF. So profound and so true. Such distilled wisdom.


Knowing myself is a lifelong journey and in the meantime I shall wait and hope my work lets up a little and I have more time for some more things.

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Taken on January 15, 2006