Look, they may not be the most famous and beloved words ever uttered in the English language but it's just that I can't think of any words that outdo them right now. And as today is the centenary of when they were uttered, it is worth looking at them again.
But already, we're ahead of ourselves …
For, you see, in the middle of March 1912, Captain Robert Falcon Scott and his three companions were fighting for their lives on their return from the South Pole.
Two months earlier they had reached the legendary spot of 90 degrees south, only to find they had been beaten there by 34 days by the Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his own companions.