1. It will get worse before it gets better.
2. It won't really get any better.
3. It's always darkest before the dawn.
4. The dawn isn't coming.
5. We haven't seen the last of anything we wish we had.
6. It will come back with even greater vigor.
7. We won't prevail but we will convince ourselves we have.
8. Convincing ourselves will cost hundreds of billions.