- War and Peace
Do you ever get the feeling that nothing is ever going to happen to you again, nothing at all, and anything good is in the past? And you don't feel bored exactly, but very, very sad?
- 'Useless' Knowledge
A life confined to what is personal is likely, sooner or later, to become unbearably painful; it is only by windows into a larger and less fretful cosmos that the more tragic parts of life become endurable.