Apr 4, 2006

Whatever issue the gods happen to be floating

it will be a gamble and the strange thing is that man who is conceived by accident and whose every breath is a fresh cast with dice already loaded against him will not face that final main which he knows before hand he has assuredly to face without essaying expedients ranging all the way from violence to petty chicanery that would not decieve a child until someday in very disgust he risks everything on a single blind turn of a card no man ever does that under the fist fury of despair or remorse or bereavement he does it only when he has realised that even the despair or remorse or berevement is not particularly important to the dark diceman
        - William Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury