„I'm nothing,
I'll always be nothing.
I can't even wish to be something.
Aside from that, I've got all the world's dreams inside me.“

—  Fernando Pessoa, Não sou nada. Nunca serei nada. Não posso querer ser nada. À parte isso, tenho em mim todos os sonhos do mundo. Álvaro de Campos (heteronym), Tabacaria ["The Tobacconist's" or "The Tobacco Shop"] (15 January 1928) Variant translations: I am nothing. Never shall be anything. Cannot will to be anything. This apart, I have in me all the dreams of the world. trans. Jonathan Griffin, in Selected Poems (Penguin Books, 1974), p. 111 I am not nothing. I will never be nothing. I cannot ever want to be nothing. Apart from that, I have in me all the dreams of the world. In Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations (2005), p. 649 I am nothing. I shall never be anything. I cannot even wish to be anything. Apart from this, I have within me all the dreams of the world.
Original

Não sou nada. Nunca serei nada, não posso querer ser nada. À parte isso, tenho em mim todos os sonhos do mundo.

Tabacaria, por Álvaro de Campos - um dos heterônimos de Fernando Pessoa

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