…the human being to lack that second skin we call egoism has not yet been born, it lasts much longer than the other one, that bleeds so readily.
Words have their own hierarchy, their own protocol, their own artistic titles, their own plebeian stigmas.
The threat of rain appears to have nothing to do with Joao Elvas’s desire to be alone, and one must not forget that, strange as it may seem, some men can spend their entire life alone and enjoy solitude, especially if it is raining and their crust is hard.
The trouble with this dog is that it has grown too close to human beings, it will suffer as they do.
Oh, I’m not just going too far, I’ve arrived.
The worst pain … isn’t the pain you feel at the time, it’s the pain you feel later on when there’s nothing you can do about it, They say that time heals all wounds, But we never live long enough to test that theory …
We say Fine, even though we may be dying, and this is commonly known as taking one’s courage in both hands, a phenomenon that has only been observed in the human species.
es como si estuviera en medio de una niebla espesa, es como si hubiera caído en un mar de leche
la ceguera no se pega, tampoco la muerte se pega, y todos nos morimos.
Y esa isla desconocida, si la encuentras sera para mi, a ti rey, solo te interesan las islas conocidas.