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March 23, 2009

“A hundred times I wished to kill myself, but my love of life persisted. This ridiculous weakness is perhaps one of the most fatal of our faults. For what could be more stupid than to go on carrying a burden that we always long to lay down? To loathe and yet cling to, existence”

Candide- Voltaire

2 Comments leave one →
  1. March 23, 2009 12:52 am

    Have you ever read The Myth of Sisyphus? (Not that I have, mind you *blush*)

  2. March 23, 2009 1:12 am

    No, but I heard about it in French Culture. I don’t know if I want to… something about stoicism I heard, and that word makes me sick!


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