I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart: I am, I am, I am. (“The Bell Jar”)
The more unintelligent a man is, the less mysterious existence seems to him.
We must assume our existence as broadly as we in any way can; everything, even the unheard-of, must be possible in it. That is at bottom the only courage that is demanded of us; to have courage for the most strange, the most singular and the most inexplicable that we may encounter. That mankind has […]
To be, or not to be, that is the question: Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, And by opposing end them. (“Hamlet”)