I'm beginning to think that to hope isn't the same as to expect something. To hope is to believe that life is an acceptable chaos.(h.5)
To wish was to hope, and to hope was to expect
To expect to be kissed having bad breath is the secret of a fool.
Life is an experiment in which you may fail or succeed. Explore more, expect least.
Really, it had been stupid to expect anything anyway. A few late nights does not a habit, or a relationship, make.
The whole thing's illusion, [Jacob], and there's nothing wrong with that. It's what people want from us. It's what they expect.
It's so tempting to resist a little gift when you're expecting the otherwise.