so no one is going to talk about the time dostoyevsky said “and i seem to have such strength in me now, that i think i could stand anything, any suffering, only to be able to say and to repeat to myself every moment, ‘i exist.’ in thousands of agonies- i exist. i’m tormented on the rack- but i exist! though i sit alone in a pillar- i exist! i see the sun, and if i don’t see the sun, i know it’s there. and there’s a whole life in that, in knowing that the sun is there.” because hOly fuckkkk
oh, to wake up as a bug for no apparent reason in an existentialist novel………….
We need not to be let alone. We need to be really bothered once in a while. How long is it since you were really bothered? About something important, about something real?
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451
Darcy: will you marry me?
Elizabeth: you are the last man in the world I would marry
if we talk about classic lit in depth for hours, we are getting married, i don’t make the rules.
The fourteen books from the “Theater” section of the Del Prado Miniature Classics Library published in 2003. The full Library has 101 books, mostly novels and similar fiction but also essay, poetry, and dramas. Each book is about 2 ½ inches tall. The plays included here are Life is Dream, The Seagull, All for Love, A Doll’s House, The Spanish Tragedy, The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus, The School for Husbands, The School for Wives, Tartuffe, Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, Pygmalion, William Tell, Oedipus Rex, Antigone, and The Importance of Being Earnest.
for someone who strongly believes that books serve no importance or value in this world, captain beatty sure is poetic
My heart has been touched more by nature and by books than by people.
Hermann Hesse, Letter to Stefan Zweig written c. February 1903
Of Mice and Men (1937)