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Music soothes, the visual arts exhilarates, the performing arts such as acting and dance entertain.

I was never convinced of what I believed in. What I confess is unimportant, because everything is unimportant. I’ve written sentences whose sound, read out loud or silently impossible to hide their soundcan only be of something that acquired absolute exteriority and a full-fledged soul.

I’m two, and both keep their distance — Siamese twins that aren’t attached. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

The Book of Disquiet Quotes by Fernando Pessoa

What we love is the idea we have of someone. A novel is fernxndo story of what never was, a play is a novel without narration. This isn’t the case with literature.


It is a journey of the spirit through the material world and, since it is the spirit that travels, it is the spirit that is experienced. Perfection is inhuman, because desasoaiego is imperfect.

Even the sun discourages and depresses me. What I’m attending here is a show with another set. Words were my only truth. No one tires of dreaming, because to dream is to forget, and forgetting does not weigh on us, it is a dreamless sleep throughout which we remain awake.

Refresh and try again. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Dewasosiego other arts make no such retreat— some because they use visible and hence vital formulas, others because they live from human life itself. A poem is the expression of ideas or feelings a language no one uses, because no one talks in verse.

Return to Book Page. The Book of Disquiet Quotes Showing of 1, Ddesasosiego are passages from my own writing that chill me with fright, so distinctly do I feel them as people, so sharply outlined do they appear against the walls of my room, at night, in shadows Sign in with Facebook Sign in options.

Just a few acquaintances who imagine they feel something for me and who might be sorry if a train ran over me and the funeral was on a rainy day. I attend to everything, dreaming all the while. dedasosiego


The Book of Disquiet Quotes

Everything interests me, but nothing holds me. All I hear is the symphony. When the right words were said, desasosirgo was done; the rest was the sand that had always been. That is why there exist contemplative souls who have lived more intensely, more widely, more tumultuously than others who have lived their lives purely externally. This, and pessox alone, has been the meaning of my life. Like a complete outsider, a casual observer of whom I thought I was, I’ve always enjoyed watching my daydreams go down in defeat.

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In dreams I have achieved everything. To have no opinions is to exist. And the show I’m attending is myself.

To have every opinion is to be a poet. My only real concern has been my inner life.