Distribution Automatique

Saturday, September 13

"Sophisticated people
can hardly understand
how vague experience is
at bottom, and how truly
that vagueness suppports
whatever clearness is
afterwards attained."

Santayana, The Life of
Reason, 1905-1906


"Self-love seems so
often unrequited."

Anthony Powell
The Acceptance World, 1955


"...to grasp
topicality as the
reverse of the eternal
in history and to
make an impression
of this, the side of
the medallion hidden
from view."

Walter Benjamin, letters