Quotation by E.M. Forster

Failure or success seem to have been allotted to men by their stars. But they retain the power of wriggling, of fighting with their star or against it, and in the whole universe the only really interesting movement is this wriggle.
E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster (1879–1970), British novelist, essayist. repr. In Abinger Harvest (1936). "Our Diversions: The Game of Life," (1919).
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