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The unconscious is the ocean of the unsayable, of what has been expelled from the land of language, removed as read more

The unconscious is the ocean of the unsayable, of what has been expelled from the land of language, removed as a result of ancient prohibitions.

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A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.

A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.

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Melancholy is sadness that has taken on lightness

Melancholy is sadness that has taken on lightness

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Revolutionaries are more formalistic than conservatives.

Revolutionaries are more formalistic than conservatives.

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The human race is a zone of living things that should be defined by tracing its confines.

The human race is a zone of living things that should be defined by tracing its confines.

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Myth is the hidden part of every story, the buried part, the region that is still unexplored because there are read more

Myth is the hidden part of every story, the buried part, the region that is still unexplored because there are as yet no words to enable us to get there. Myth is nourished by silence as well as by words.

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The ideal place for me is the one in which it is most natural to live as a foreigner.

The ideal place for me is the one in which it is most natural to live as a foreigner.

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