A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to be true he generally believes to be true.
So, is wishful thinking foolish? Be it as it may, one controls one’s own mind. But being foolish naturally is not always and most certainly not rewarding.
Capt. Jean Luc Picard said—
Wishing for something does not make it so.
But what then is a life without a wish? A fool indeed is he who denies the reality. As Elizabeth I put it—
A fool too late bewares when all the peril is past.
Reality sucks. Life sucks. But a beloved friend once reminded me that there will be rainbows after a tremendous storm… Pelangi yang muncul selepas ribut… Masihkah kelihatan walau di waktu malam yang gelap gelita?
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