Quotation by Samuel Beckett

What we know partakes in no small measure of the nature of what has so happily been called the unutterable or ineffable, so that any attempt to utter or eff it is doomed to fail, doomed, doomed to fail.
Samuel Beckett (1906–1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. First published in 1953. Arsene, in Watt, p. 62, Grove Press (1959).
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