My thoughts and prayers are with the people of Newtown, Connecticut right now. Words like tragic and horrifying seem inadequate. Anyway, I thought we could all do with some hope right now.
I hope, or I could not live. ~ The Island of Doctor Moreau by H. G. Wells
From the death of each day’s hope another hope sprung up to live to-morrow. ~ The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens
I believe that this life is not all; neither the beginning nor the end. I believe while I tremble; I trust while I weep. ~ Villette by Charlotte Bronte