“Vladimir: Say you are, even if it’s not true.
Estragon: What am I to say?
Vladimir: Say, I am happy.
Estragon: I am happy.
Vladimir: So am I.
Estragon: So am I.
Vladimir: We are happy.
Estragon: We are happy. (Silence) What do we do now, now that we are happy?”—
Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett (1953) (via fustanella)
“He cited several well-known American theoreticians, who had calculated that, if things on earth continued at their present rate, in four hundred years humanity would represent a living sphere of bodies with a radius expanding at approximately the speed of light”—Stansilaw Lem (via alexanderraban)