SAMUEL BECKETT from Waiting for Godot
I know is that the hours are long, under these conditions, and
constrain us to beguile them with proceedings which—how shall I
say—which may at first sight seem reasonable, until they become a habit.
You may say it is to prevent our reason from foundering. No doubt. But
has it not long been straying in the night without end of the abyssal
depths? That’s what I sometimes wonder. You follow my reasoning?