"When you have once seen the glow of happiness on the face of a beloved person, you know that a man can have no vocation but to awaken that light on the faces surrounding him. In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer."
Albert Camus (via
"The less he exists, the less is there reason for him to exist, since these reasons are created only by existing."
Simone De Beauvoir,
The Ethics of Ambiguity