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One can be the master of what one does, but never of what one feels.
There are in me, in literary terms, two distinct characters: one who is taken with roaring, with lyricism, with soaring aloft, wit ...
I love my work with a frenetic and perverse love, as an ascetic loves the hair shirt which scratches his belly.
I have the handicap of being born with a special language to which I alone have the key.
What I would like to write is a book about nothing, a book without exterior attachments, which would be held together by the inner ...
The finest works of art are those in which there is the least matter. The closer expression comes to thought, the more the word cl ...
The hand I burned and whose skin is shriveled like that of a mummy's is less sensitive than the other to cold or heat. My soul is ...
Poetry is as precise a thing as geometry.
I had, as I told you, a great passion while still almost a child. When it was over, I divided myself in two, placing on one side t ...
The style, which is something I take to heart, is getting on my nerves horribly. It frustrates and torments me. I have days when I ...
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