Jorge Luis Borges quotes

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I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of the night without thinking that the night pleases us because it suppresses id ...
Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger that devours ...
One concept corrupts and confuses the others. I am not speaking of the Evil whose limited sphere is ethics; I am speaking of the i ...
There is a concept that is the corrupter and destroyer of all others. I speak not of Evil, whose limited empire is that of ethics; ...
We (the indivisible divinity that works in us) have dreamed the world. We have dreamed it resistant, mysterious, visible, ubiquito ...
The future is inevitable and precise, but it may not occur. God lurks in the gaps.
The flattery of posterity is not worth much more than contemporary flattery, which is worth nothing.
That one individual should awaken in another memories that belong to still a third is an obvious paradox.
[I]t is worth remembering that every writer begins with a naively physical notion of what art is. A book for him or her is not an ...
Literature is not exhaustible, for the sufficient and simple reason that a single book is not. A book is not an isolated entity: i ...
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