(Fernando Pessoa, Das Buch der Unruhe des Hilfsbuchhalters Bernardo Soares, hrsg. von Richard Zenith, Zürich 2003, S. 313).
»Solomon saith: There is no new thing upon the earth. So that as Plato had an imagination, that all knowledge was but remembrance; so Solomon giveth his sentence, that all novelty is but oblivion.«
(Francis Bacon, Essays).