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Kobo Abe

Kobo Abe

Time cannot be spurred on like a horse.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A plausible rumor / Seems a lot more believable / Than the truth itself.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It's a dangerous dog that doesn't bark.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Green makes me think of silence, or maybe it's loneliness. I get the feeling of a terribly distant star.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Far happier he, who, young and full of pride And radiant with the glory of the sun, Leaves earth before his singing time is done. All wounds of Time the graveyard flowers hide, His beauty lives, as fresh as when he died.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nature with her wealth of birds and flowers, Has in her heart a place for every weed; For her quick eyes require no microscope To note the varied wonders and delights That the Creator's humblest works possess.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Things have value Because somebody buys them, Because somebody pays money; If you can find a buyer, Even a lie is worth a thousand yen.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Work seemed something fundamental for man, something which enabled him to endure the aimless flight of time.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When I was young, I could bounce back from things like a brand-new rubber ball.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Do you shovel to survive, or survive to shovel?More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Yet there seemed to be some truth in the law of probability, according to which the chance of success is directly proportionate to the number of repetitions.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Now that you are dead, you are splendid. Photographs of people who have just died are worth twenty percent more, and for suicides there is an additional five percent. Now that you are dead you are much in demand.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When I look at small things, I think I shall go on living: drops of rain, leather gloves shrunk by being wet... When I look at something too big, I want to die: the Diet Building, or a map of the world.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The most frightening thing in the world is to discover the abnormal in that which is closest to us.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Without the threat of punishment, there is no joy in flight.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Mankind, which has always been a part of nature, has reached a point where it is too much for nature to accommodate.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The thorn of death falls from heaven, and its myriad forms leave us no room to move.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Suicide is an escape from life. What is life? An escape from death. This means that each of us must die twice. There is the death waiting for us ahead, and the death that comes pursuing from behind.... Once you are free at least from the death that comes pursuing you, you can relax and enjoy life as you go along.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Some people, when they're called before the police, like nothing better than to spill everything, fact and fiction alike, hoping to create a good impression.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A tower of illusion, all of it, made of illusory bricks and full of holes. If life were made up only of imporant things, it really would be a dangerous house of glass, scarcely to be handled carelessly. But everyday life was exactly like the headlines. And so everybody, knowing the meaninglessness of existence, sets the centre of his compass at his own home.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Something whose connection with human experience we cannot grasp is bound to be frightening.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Perhaps the act of writing is necessary when nothing happens.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Defeat begins with the fear that one has lost.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The minute you begin to have doubts, the floor under your feet starts to shake.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Year after year students tumble along like the waters of a river. They flow away, and only the teacher is left behind, like some deeply buried rock at the bottom of the current.More Kobo Abe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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