All things are divided into the twin forces of order and chaos, forever contending for dominance. Life is something that occurs in the interface, not in the writhing discord of utter chaos, nor in the flatline perfection of pure order, but somewhere in between.
Okay, this is the wisdom. First, time spent on reconnaissance is never wasted. Second, almost anything can be improved with the addition of bacon. And finally, there is no problem on Earth that can’t be ameliorated by a hot bath and a cup of tea.
- The Apocryphal Man, Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde, pg. 234