Glen Duncan Hope Famous Quotes & Sayings

3 Glen Duncan Hope Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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Catholicism fascinated him, the contortions it put itself through to make ends meet. Father Murray had kept returning to the word 'despair.' There'd been a little (bizarre, Luke thought) linguistic diversion into Latin. Desperare, formed by the 'de' prefex, signifying the removal of or from, and 'sperare,' meaning to hope. The removal of hope. That was despair. The reasoning being that you couldn't live without hope. What Murray hadn't said (but what, along with the story of the suicide ghost, Luke remembered from childhood) was that despair was classified as a sin against the Holy Spirit. That was the perverse beauty of the religion: that your daughter could be raped and murdered and yourself still condemned for giving up hope.Glen Duncan Glen Duncan Hope Sayings By Glen Duncan: Catholicism fascinated him, the contortions it put itself through to make ends meet. Father Murray
Heaven's heard us down here, cackling at our piss-takes and chortling at our quips; I've seen the looks, the suspicion that they're missing out on it, this laughing malarkey. But they always turn away, Gabriel to horn practice, Michael to the weights. Truth is they're timid. If there was a safe way down
a fire escape (boom-boom)
there'd be more than a handful of deserters tiptoeing down to my door. Abandon hope all ye who enter here, yes
but get ready for a rart ol' giggle, dearie.
Glen Duncan Glen Duncan Hope Sayings By Glen Duncan: Heaven's heard us down here, cackling at our piss-takes and chortling at our quips; I've
Expect nothing and you don't need the courage to hope, nor the strength to withstand disappointment when nothing comes.Glen Duncan Glen Duncan Hope Sayings By Glen Duncan: Expect nothing and you don't need the courage to hope, nor the strength to withstand