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Brief author info: Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) Argentinian poet and short story writer well known for fantasy elements in his works; first book of poems, Fervor de Buenos Aires; followed this with numerous collections of poetry and short stories; became director of the National Library (1955) after going blind; one of most famous works is Labyrinths; had enormous impact on world literature, as well as Latin American literature.
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To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible God.
Through the years, a man peoples a space with images of provinces, kingdoms, mountains, bays, ships, islands, fishes, rooms, tools, stars, horses, and people. Shortly before his death, he discovers that the patient labyrinth of lines traces the image of his own face.
In our dreams (writes Coleridge) images represent the sensations we think they cause; we do not feel horror because we are threatened by a sphinx; we dream of a sphinx in order to explain the horror we feel.
There is a concept which corrupts and upsets all others. I refer not to Evil, whose limited realm is that of ethics; I refer to the infinite.
Reality favors symmetry.
A writer should have another lifetime to see whether he is appreciated.
What a writer wants to do is not what he does.
Blindness has not been for me a total misfortune; it should not be seen in a pathetic way. It should be seen as a way of life: one of the styles of living.
Thus my life is a flight and I lose everything and everything belongs to oblivion.
To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god.
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