And I too wanted to be. That is all I wanted; and this is the last word. At the bottom of all these attempts which seemed without bounds, I find the same desire again: to drive existence out of me, to rid the passing moments of their fat, to twist them, dry them, purify myself, harden myself, to give back at last the sharp, precise sound of a saxophone note. That could even make an apologue: there was a poor man who got in the wrong world.
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Words are loaded pistols.
I am not virtuous. Our sons will be if we shed enough blood to give them the right to be.
To eat is to appropriate by destruction.
Man is fully responsible for his nature and his choices.
All that I know about my life, it seems, I have learned in books.
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