quotes: bleak/off beat (85 person items)
""humankind cannot bear very much reality."
"where is the life we have lost in living? where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? where is the knowledge we have lost in information?"
"half of the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. they don't mean to do harm. but the harm does not interest them."
"all significant truths are private truths. as they become public they cease to become truths; they become facts, or at best, part of the public character;"