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  • Writer's pictureAmaya

Hope Is a Beggar?

Updated: Aug 2, 2020

"Hope" is a concept that's been rattling around in my mind lately. It started one morning a couple of months ago during meditation when the quote "Hope is a beggar" popped into my mind out of nowhere. It's from Jim Carrey's beautiful 2014 commencement speech at Maharishi University of Management. I hadn't watched it in years, but suddenly, there his voice was in my mind, trying to tell me something. I had to watch the speech again. (It's still as genius as it ever was.)

In case you don't have 26 minutes to watch the speech yourself, here's the expanded quote I was looking for, the closing few minutes of the speech: