mtuckey - Feed http://quotationsbook.com/ Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[Nothing is poorer than a truth expressed as it was thought. Committed to writing in such cases, it is not even a bad photograph. Truth wants to be startled abruptly, at one stroke, from her self-immersion, whether by uproar, music or cries for help.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/39744/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/39744/ <![CDATA[Not to find one's way in a city may well be uninteresting and banal. It requires ignorance -- nothing more. But to lose oneself in a city -- as one loses oneself in a forest -- that calls for a quite different schooling. Then, signboard and street names, passers-by, roofs, kiosks, or bars must speak to the wanderer like a cracking twig under his feet in the forest.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/6838/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/6838/ <![CDATA[Work on good prose has three steps: a musical stage when it is composed, an architectonic one when it is built, and a textile one when it is woven.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/42588/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/42588/ <![CDATA[Quotations in my work are like wayside robbers who leap out armed and relieve the stroller of his conviction.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/33415/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/33415/ <![CDATA[The only way of knowing a person is to love them without hope.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/33813/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/33813/ <![CDATA[He who seeks to approach his own buried past must conduct himself like a man digging. He must not be afraid to return again and again to the same matter; to scatter it as one scatters earth, to turn it over as one turns over soil. For the matter itself is only a deposit, a stratum, which yields only to the most meticulous examination what constitutes the real treasure hidden within the earth: the images, severed from all earlier associations, that stand --like precious fragments or torsos in a collector's gallery --in the prosaic rooms of our later understanding.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/35654/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/35654/