“To err…”

“It’s our basic right to be fuck-ups. This civilization was founded on fuck-ups. And you know what? That makes me proud.”

“A..and me.”

“What is it they say — to err is…?”

“To err is human.”

“To err is human. So, er…”

(Gary King and Andy)
from The World’s End. Directed by Edgar Wright.

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“A young man in dusty white leathers”

The cafe door opened. A young man in dusty white leathers entered, and the wind blew, empty crisp packets and newspapers and ice cream wrappers in with him. They danced around his feet like excited children, then fell exhausted to the floor.

(Entry of one of the Four Apocalyptic Horsemen, Pollution)
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch.
Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman.

“unhappiness about being unhappy”

‚Äčour current mental-hygiene philosophy stresses the idea that people ought to be happy, that unhappiness is a symptom of maladjustment. Such a value system might be responsible for the fact that the burden of unavoidable unhappiness is increased by unhappiness about being unhappy.

Edith Weisskopf-Joelson. Qtd. in Man’s Search for Meaning. Viktor Frankl.

“the size of human suffering”

If a certain quantity of gas is pumped into an empty chamber, it will fill the chamber completely and evenly, no matter how big the chamber. Thus suffering completely fills the human soul and conscious mind, no matter whether the suffering is great or little. Therefore the “size” of human suffering is absolutely relative.

Viktor Frankl. Man’s Search for Meaning.