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Oct. 6th, 2010 01:47 am
kajsa: by kajsa (the tragedy (AK))
There is such a thing as the perfect moment— time brings things of its own accord, we do not merely insert acts and phenomena into time.
...

It is the kind of idea that comes later to most people. Decades pass, one walks through a darkened room in which someone has died, and suddenly one recalls long forgotten words and the roar of the sea. It's as if those few words had captured the whole meaning of life, but afterwards one always talks about something else.

— Márai, Embers
kajsa: by kajsa (Default)

Maybe, he thinks, it is like the Noh: whenever
the script says dances, whatever the actor does next
is a dance. If he stands still, he is dancing.

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Mar. 28th, 2010 02:51 pm
kajsa: by kajsa (Default)
"Don't ask for life to be easier if you are capable of being strong."
kajsa: by kajsa (Default)
"a psychological nomad"

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