No better love than love with no object,
no more satisfying work than work with no purpose.

– Rumi, Quatrains


May you be wrapped in tenderness, you my brother, as if in a cloak. – The Koran

There is something at the bottom of every new human thought, every thought of genius, or even every earnest thought that springs up in any brain, which can never be communicated to others…; there’s something left which cannot be induced to emerge from your brain, and remains with you forever; and with it you will die, without communicating to anyone perhaps the most important of your ideas.

– Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Idiot