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Quotation by Louis-Ferdinand Céline
There's a point of poverty at which the spirit isn't with the body all the time. It finds the body really too unbearable. So it's almost as if you were talking to the soul itself. And a soul's not properly responsible.
Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1894–1961), French author. The narrator (Ferdinand Bardamu), in Journey to the End of the Night, p. 196 (1932, trans. 1934, 1966).
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