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Fernando Pessoa
“Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life.”
Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet

Colum McCann
“There are rocks deep enough in this earth that no matter what the rupture, they will never see the surface.

There is, I think, a fear of love.

There is a fear of love.”
Colum McCann, Let the Great World Spin

Rainer Maria Rilke
“For our part, when we feel, we
evaporate; ah, we breathe
ourselves out and away; with each new
we give off a fainter scent. True,
someone may tell us:
you're in my blood, this room, Spring
is filled with you . . . To what end?
He can't hold us,
we vanish within him and around him.”
Rainer Maria Rilke, Duino Elegies

Mervyn Peake
“We are all imprisoned by the dictionary. We choose out of that vast, paper-walled prison our convicts, the little black printed words, when in truth we need fresh sounds to utter, new enfranchised noises which would produce a new effect.”
Mervyn Peake, Titus Groan

Pascal Mercier
“In the years afterward, I fled whenever somebody began to understand me. That has subsided. But one thing remained: I don't want anybody to understand me completely. I want to go through life unknown. The blindness of others is my safety and my freedom.”
Pascal Mercier, Night Train to Lisbon

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