January 31, 2016
“But man is a fickle and disreputable creature and perhaps, like
a chess-player [an abalone-player], is interested in the process of attaining his goal rather than the goal itself.”
(Notes from Underground [Записки из подполья], 1864)
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Russian writer (1821-1881)
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