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Translation is the art of failure.

I don’t see the point of having 80 million people online if all they are doing in the end is talking to ghosts in the suburbs.

Better reality than a dream: if something is real, then it’s real and you’re not to blame.

People are tired of simple things. They want to be challenged.

When men stop believing in God, it isn’t that they then believe in nothing: they believe in everything.

A dream is a scripture, and many scriptures are nothing but dreams.

We like lists because we don’t want to die.

We have a limit, a very discouraging, humiliating limit: death.

I write what I write.

Perhaps I am not as wise as I like to think I am.

It is a myth of publishers that people want to read easy things.