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Writing is nothing more than a guided dream.


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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.
Jorge Luis Borges

My undertaking is not difficult, essentially. I should only have to be immortal to carry it out.
Jorge Luis Borges

Democracy is an abuse of statistics.
Jorge Luis Borges

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.
Jorge Luis Borges

Every writer creates his own precursors. His work modifies our conception of the past, as it will modify the future.
Jorge Luis Borges

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.
Jorge Luis Borges

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