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We need to reckon with not just the meaning of images but their silence, their reticence, their wildness and nonsensical obduracy.12 We need to account for not just the power of images but their powerlessness, their impotence, their ...more
Milan Kundera
“And think about the precise meaning of that term: a Narcissus is not proud. A proud man has disdain for other people, he undervalues them. The Narcissus overvalues them, because in every person's eyes he sees his own image, and wants to embellish it. So he takes nice care of all his mirrors.”
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Milan Kundera
“People meet in the course of life, they talk together, they discuss, they quarrel, without realizing that they're talking to one another across a distance, each from an observation post standing in a different place in time.”
Milan Kundera, The Festival of Insignificance

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“world seems filled with people who are genuinely, deeply interested in physics but whose lives have taken them in different directions. This book is for all of us.”
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Keri Hulme
“I am not a person to say the words out loud / I think them strongly, or let them hunger from the page.”
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