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    Milan Kundera
    “Anyone whose goal is 'something higher' must expect someday to suffer vertigo. What is vertigo? Fear of falling? No, Vertigo is something other than fear of falling. It is the voice of the emptiness below us which tempts and lures us, it is the desire to fall, against which, terrified, we defend ourselves.”
    Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

  • #2
    Miranda July
    “Inelegantly, and without my consent, time passed.”
    Miranda July, No One Belongs Here More Than You
    tags: time

  • #3
    Milan Kundera
    “Making love with a woman and sleeping with a woman are two separate passions, not merely different but opposite. Love does not make itself felt in the desire for copulation (a desire that extends to an infinite number of women) but in the desire for shared sleep (a desire limited to one woman).”
    Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

  • #4
    Karl Marx
    Hegel remarks somewhere that all great, world-historical facts and personages occur, as it were, twice. He has forgotten to add: the first time as tragedy, the second as farce.”
    Karl Marx, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte

  • #5
    Paul Virilio
    “The invention of the ship was also the invention of the shipwreck”
    Paul Virilio