When the soul suffers too much, it develops a taste for misfortune. — Albert Camus
The need to go astray, to be destroyed, is an extremely private, distant, passionate, turbulent truth. — Georges Bataille
We are too late for the gods and too early for Being. — Martin Heidegger, from “The Thinker as Poet,” Poetry, Language, Thought, trans. Albert Hofstadter, New York: Harper, 1971: 4, 7.
Faith is not a question of the existence or non-existence of God. It is believing that love without reward is valuable. — Emmanuel Levinas