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Guinevere: I think that every man wants to be larger than himself and that he can be only if he is part of something immeasurably larger than himself.

— John Steinbeck (1976)

[Sir Kay] They say the pagan has invented a number which is nothing―nought―written like an O, a hole, an oblivion.

— John Steinbeck (1976)

[P]erhaps every good thing that stands before us comes at a great cost to someone else.

Jamaica Kincaid (1999)

I see wise men and poets and scholars and artists harmoniously building the hundred-gated cathedral of the mind.

Hermann Hesse (1936)