Quotation by John Osborne

There aren't any good, brave causes left. If the big bang does come, and we all get killed off, it won't be in aid of the old-fashioned grand design. It'll just be for the Brave New-nothing-very-much-thank-you. About as pointless and inglorious as stepping in front of a bus. No, there's nothing left for it, me boy, but to let yourself be butchered by the women.
John Osborne (1929–1994), British playwright. Jimmy Porter, in Look Back in Anger, act 3, sc. 1 (1956).
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