The inevitable is no less a shock just because it is inevitable.
You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.
Just because an apple falls one hundred times out of a hundred does not mean it will fall on the hundred and first.
Success sometimes may be defined as a disaster put on hold. Qualified. Has to be.
Time after time have nations, ay, and rich and strong nations, learned in the arts, been, and passed away to be forgotten, so that no memory of them remains. This is but one of several; for Time eats up the works of man.
This last night we tear into each other, as if to wound, as if to find the key to everything before morning.
After all, if you do not resist the apparently inevitable, you will never know how inevitable the inevitable was.
Whether the bear beats the wolf or the wolf beats the bear, the rabbit always loses.
Anything can happen: anything. Or nothing. Who can say? The world, monstrous, is made that way, and in the end consumes us all. Who am I, administrated or no, to have the audacity to survive it?