“Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swamps of the not-quite, the not-yet, and the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. The world you desire can be won. It exists.. it is real.. it is possible.. it’s yours.”
Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged
“A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us.”
Franz Kafka, The Trial
“ESTRAGON: I can’t go on like this.
VLADIMIR: That’s what you think.”
Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot
“There’s nothing nobler than to put up with a few inconveniences like snakes and dust for the sake of absolute freedom.”
Lonesome Traveler, by Jack Kerouac
“By all means let’s be open-minded, but not so open-minded that our brains drop out.”
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.