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Quotation by Jean Genet
Repudiating the virtues of your world, criminals hopelessly agree to organize a forbidden universe. They agree to live in it. The air there is nauseating: they can breathe it.
Jean Genet (1910–1986), French playwright, novelist. The Thief's Journal (1949, trans. 1965).
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