Quotation by Jorge Luis Borges

The exercise of letters is sometimes linked to the ambition to contruct an absolute book, a book of books that includes the others like a Platonic archetype, an object whose virtues are not diminished by the passage of time.
Jorge Luis Borges (1899–1986), Argentinian author. "Note on Walt Whitman" ["Nota sobre Walt Whitman"], Discussion [Discusión] (1932).
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