• There is no word for feeling nostalgic about the future, but that's what a parent's tears often are, a nostalgia for something that has not yet occurred. They are the pain of hope, the helplessness of hope, and finally, the surrender to hope.

    Michael Ian Black (2012). “You're Not Doing It Right: Tales of Marriage, Sex, Death, and Other Humiliations”, p.106, Simon and Schuster