Allow yourself no dreams, and there will be no disillusionments. Make the voyage; see what happens; hope for the best, but count on nothing. And perhaps this time we will do a better job of it. Or perhaps not.
–Carpenter (from Hot Sky at Midnight by Robert Silverberg)
Have you ever wondered how words which suit you most aptly are the ones written by men/women you have never met or are never to meet again and never by you????