Monthly Archives: March 2003

The Intolerableness of All Earthly Effort

Here is my quote for the day, which I came across while reading Moby Dick on the subway on my way to work this morning:

“that one most perilous and long voyage ended, only begins a second; and a second ended, only begins a third, and so on, for ever and for aye. Such is the endlessness, yea, the intolerableness of all earthly effort.”