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“Life is priceless
even to an ant”
Liu Xiaobo, June Fourth Elegies
tags: ants, life
“Those who flee freedom live on
but their souls die in fear
Those who thirst for freedom die
but their souls live on in resistance”
Liu Xiaobo, June Fourth Elegies
“As facing the sea reveals the sky
and facing the sky reveals the sea
facing my soul reveals your soul”
Xiaobo Liu, June Fourth Elegies
“Life numbed, unceasing, interminable, from zero begins to zero it ends.”
Xiaobo Liu, June Fourth Elegies
“In the face of a nation that shamelessly assaults the very marrow of our bones, memory is but a pale gray field.”
Liu Xiaobo, June Fourth Elegies
“I, too, eat steamed human-blood buns.”
Liu Xiaobo, June Fourth Elegies
“Before the eyes shut
this knife shines snow-
bright once more through the inner organs
as using a nuclear bomb to light a cigar
sends lung cancer across the earth
to parting lovers”
Liu Xiaobo, June Fourth Elegies
tags: war
“The ease with which money
forgives bayonets and lies
to justify the massacre with reasoned arguments”
Liu Xiaobo, June Fourth Elegies
“Inasmuch as resistance is a choice to descend into hell, one musn't complain about the darkness.”
Xiaobo Liu, June Fourth Elegies
“Patriotism is a villain's last refuge.”
Xiaobo Liu, June Fourth Elegies