Sunday, November 09, 2008

Hope Exhausted

"Dantes passed through all the various stages of misery that affect a forgotten and forsaken prisoner in his cell. First there was pride born of hope and a consciousness of his innocence; next, he was so reduced that he began to doubt his innocence; finally his pride gave way to entreaty, yet it was not God he prayed to, for that is the last resource, but man. The wretched and miserable should turn to their Saviour first, yet they do not hope in Him until all other hope is exhausted."

-Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo

2 comments:

Kelly said...

Good movie!!! :)

Jacob said...

The book is better.....