Life and death have been lacking in my life.
Jorge Luis Borges
The original is unfaithful to the translation.
Any life is made up of a single moment, the moment in which a man finds out, once and for all, who he is.
Reality is not always probable, or likely.
I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of the night without thinking that the night pleases us because it suppresses idle details, just as our memory does.
I foresee that man will resign himself each day to new abominations, and soon that only bandits and soldiers will be left.
Life itself is a quotation.
Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire.
Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone.
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
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