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Quotation by George Orwell
Most people get a fair amount of fun out of their lives, but on balance life is suffering, and only the very young or the very foolish imagine otherwise.
George Orwell (1903–1950), British author. "Lear, Tolstoy and the Fool," Shooting an Elephant (1950).
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