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E: Nothing to be done.
V: I’m beginning to come round to that opinion. All my life I’ve tried to put it from me, saying Vladimir, be reasonable, you haven’t yet tried everything. And I resumed the struggle.
How can I discover the universal bond that orders all things if I cannot lift a finger without creating an infinity of new entities ?
For with such a movement all the relations of position between my finger and all other objects change.
He lived his spiritual life without any communion with others, visiting his relatives at Christmas and escorting them to the cemetery when they died. He performed these two social duties for old dignity’s sake but conceded nothing further to the conventions which regulate the civic life.
‘Enduring tedium over real time in confined space is what real courage is’
‘ – For you gentlemen, red or white wine?
– Doesn’t matter, it’s for a blind man.
A man may ask anything of a woman, but unless he wishes to behave like a brute, he must make it possible for her to act in harmony with her deepest self-deceptions.
That is the only god I could imagine believing in, a god whose passion is not a redemption, who saves nothing, fulfills no purpose–a god who simply is.