Quotation by Samuel Beckett

B: Why don't you let yourself die?
A: I have thought of it.
B (irritated): But you don't do it!
A: I'm not unhappy enough. (Pause.) That was always my unhap, unhappy, but not unhappy enough.
Samuel Beckett (1906–1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. From "Theatre I," one of the dramatic pieces in Ends and Odds, p. 74, Grove Press (1976).
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