Monday, January 19, 2015

The totality of animals, the crushing majority of men, live without ever finding the least need for justification.

Michel Houellebecq, from his novel Submission as quoted by Adam Gopnik in the New Yorker.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

We know the meaning of nothing but the words we use to describe it.

Anthony Marra, A Constellation of Vital Phenomena