In seeming contradiction of physical laws, time is heavy only when it is empty.
Niko? I have decided to christen this little pool Le Cagot’s Soul.”
“Yes. Because it is clear and pure and lucid.”
“And treacherous and dangerous?”
“You know, Niko, I begin to suspect that you are a man of prose. It is a blemish on you.”
“No one’s perfect.”
“Speak for yourself.
The rope connecting two men on a mountain is more than nylon protection; it is an organic thing that transmits subtle messages of intent and disposition from man to man; it is an extension of the tactile senses, a psychological bond, a wire along which currents of communication flow.
course one must have concentration. Courage. Self-control. That goes
without saying. But more important than these, one must have… I
don’t know how to say it. One must be both a mathematician and a
poet. As though poetry were a science; or mathematics an art. One
must have an affection for proportion to play Go at all well.Ah… what Go is to philosophers
and warriors, chess is to accountants and merchants.
No one really likes Switzerland, except those who prefer cleanliness to life.
However, little by little, I am coming to the view that what I mistook for humility was, in fact, an accurate evaluation of your worth.
Indeed, my first interest in the pioneer work of Doctor Freud sprang, not from a concern for persons wounded in their collisions with reality, but from my personal curiosity about the nature of creativity and the springs of motivation. So