„Then a overflowing desire comes to me, absurd, of a sort of satanism before Satan, in that one day [... ] an escape out of God can be found and the deepest of us stops, I don't know how, to be a part of being or not being.“

—  Fernando Pessoa, Original: E então vem-me o desejo transbordante, absurdo, de uma espécie de satanismo que precedeu Satã, de que um dia [...] se encontre uma fuga para fora de Deus e o mais profundo de nós deixe, não sei como, de fazer parte do ser ou do não ser. Os Grandes Trechos, s/n. Translated from the Portuguese Richard Zenith Edition, Lisbon, 2006
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