"I want a brighter word than bright, a fairer word than fair."
"the courage it took to get out of bed each
to face the same things
over and over
"Sometimes we desire absolute nonsense because in our stupidity we see in this nonsense the easiest way of attaining some conjectural good."
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Notes From the Underground
"Anxiety can just as well express itself by muteness as by a scream."