"We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell." --Oscar Wilde
"We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another." --Lucretius
Please read the above quotations. Which one more closely fits your personal philosophy and why? Which one might Gabriel Garcia Marquez and/or Nathaniel Hawthorne agree with and why? Do you think the two quotations necessarily oppose each other?