My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. I can dispense then with artificial stimulants. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation.
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
- See more at: http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4879/#sthash.dw4YtEr6.dpuf