To say yes, you have to sweat and roll up your sleeves and plunge both hands into life up to the elbows. It's easy to say no, even if it means dying.
Jean Anouilh (1910-1987) French playwright.
One must either take an interest in the human situation or else parade before the void.
Jean Rostand (1894-1977) French biologist and philosopher.
The kind of relatedness to the world may be noble or trivial, but even being related to the basest kind of pattern is immensely preferable to being alone.
Erich Fromm (1900-1980) Psychoanalyst and social philosopher.