Quotation by Samuel Beckett

The glutton castaway, the drunkard in the desert, the lecher in prison, they are the happy ones. To hunger, thirst, lust, every day afresh and every day in vain, after the old prog, the old booze, the old whores, that's the nearest we'll ever get to felicity, the new porch and the very latest garden.
Samuel Beckett (1906–1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. First published in 1953. Arsene, in Watt, p. 44, Grove Press (1959).
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