Published 1902 days
Art always opts for the individual, the concrete; art is not Platonic.
Published 1896 days
There is a concept that is the corrupter and destroyer of all others. I speak not of Evil, whose limited empire is that of ethics; I speak of the infinite.
Published 1897 days
Reading is an activity subsequent to writing: more resigned, more civil, more intellectual.
Published 1898 days
The fact is that all writers create their precursors. Their work modifies our conception of the past, just as it is bound to modify the future.
Published 1899 days
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.
Published 1900 days
The central problem of novel-writing is causality.
Published 1901 days
My undertaking is not difficult, essentially. I should only have to be immortal to carry it out.