...the image of the Lord had been replaced by a mirror.
Quote by Jorge Luis Borges
I foresee that man will resign himself each day to new abominations, and soon that...
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
Art always opts for the individual, the concrete; art is not Platonic.
Like all those possessing a library, Aurelian was aware that he was guilty of not...
I am almost sure to be blotted out by death, but sometimes I think it...
The central problem of novel-writing is causality.
In general, every country has the language it deserves.
Man is the measure of all things.
To die for a religion is easier than to live it absolutely.
The fact is that all writers create their precursors. Their work modifies our conception of...
To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god.
In the order of literature, as in others, there is no act that is not...
The original is unfaithful to the translation.
To be immortal is commonplace; except for man, all creatures are immortal, for they are...
Life itself is a quotation.
There is a concept that is the corrupter and destroyer of all others. I speak...
Writing is nothing more than a guided dream.
My undertaking is not difficult, essentially. I should only have to be immortal to carry...
Reading is an activity subsequent to writing: more resigned, more civil, more intellectual.
I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of the night without thinking that...