Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Heaviness and Lightness


"Is heaviness truly deplorable and lightness splendid."

"The heaviest of burdens is therefore simultaneously an image of life's most intense fulfillment."

"The heavier the burden, the closer our lives come to the earth, the more real and truthful they become."

"...moments as free as they are insignificant."

"There is nothing heavier than compassion."

"Necessity, weight, and value are three concepts inextricably bound; only necessity is heavy, and only what is heavy has value."

"Without realizing it, the individual composes his life according to the laws of beauty even in times of greatest distress."

"She had entered a mist in which nothing could be seen."

"...vertigo, the insuperable longing to fall."

"On the surface, an intelligible lie; underneath, the unintelligible truth."

"Although they had a clear understanding of the logical meaning of the words they exchanged, they failed to hear the semantic hum of the river flowing through them."

"The pleasure suffusing her body called for darkness."

"If you're looking for infinity, just close your eyes."

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