Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life.

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“Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life.”
― Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet

 

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” I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no melancholy.”

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I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no melancholy.

– Charles Baudelaire

image: The Solitude of Ravens by Masahisa Fukase

Like photographs…

Pleasures are like photographs: in the presence of the person we love, we take only negatives, which we develop later, at home, when we have at our disposal once more our inner dark room, the door of which it is strictly forbidden to open while others are present.” ― Marcel Proust