"Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable."
(Source: spurscat21, via elucidate-further)
"Now, now my good man, this is no time to be making enemies.
(Voltaire on his deathbed in response to a priest asking him that he renounce Satan.)"
(Source: labwreck, via man-of-prose)
"Doubt is not a pleasant condition. But certainty is an absurd one."
(Source: lunvorsum, via deaths-and-entrances)
"If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him."
"Uncertainty is an uncomfortable position. But certainty is an absurd one."
(Source: jonathanmoore, via nirvikalpa-deactivated20130416)