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One concept corrupts and confuses the others. I am not speaking of the Evil whose limited sphere is ethics; I read more

One concept corrupts and confuses the others. I am not speaking of the Evil whose limited sphere is ethics; I am speaking of the infinite.

by Jorge Luis Borges Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.

I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.

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Like all writers, he measured the achievements of others by what they had accomplished, asking of them that they measure read more

Like all writers, he measured the achievements of others by what they had accomplished, asking of them that they measure him by what he envisaged or planned.

by Jorge Luis Borges Found in: Writers Quotes,
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Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone.

Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone.

by Jorge Luis Borges Found in: Nothing Quotes,
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Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am read more

Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire.

by Jorge Luis Borges Found in: Existence Quotes,
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