"Knowing what my life has been up till now so often and so completely the opposite of what I wanted, what can I assume about my life tomorrow, except that it will be what I don't assume, what I don't want, what happens to me from the outside, reaching me even via my will? There's nothing from my past that I recall with the futile wish to repeat it. I was never more than my own vestige or simulacrum." ~ Fernando Pessoa
From my collection of mostly pessimistic quotes.
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