'But I don’t want comfort’
… by those who prefer poetry, danger, freedom, honest feelings, difficult conversations and change‘But I like the inconveniences.’
‘We don’t,’ said the Controller, ‘we prefer to do things comfortably.’
‘But I don’t want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.’
‘In fact,’ said Mustapha Mond (the Controller), ‘you’re claiming the right to be unhappy’.
Aldous Huxley, Brave New World, pp. 211-212