How strange is the lot of us mortals! Each of us is here for a
brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he senses
it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that
one exists for other people.
Quotes, by Callimachus
, Source: translated by Macnail in "Select Epigrams from the Greek Anthology", also see Callimachus, "Epigrams