Quotes by Maurice Blanchot

Maurice Blanchot

French writer and philosopher

Category: Philosophers | Writers (Contemporary)

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    A writer never reads his work. For him, it is the unreadable, a secret, and he cannot remain face to face with it. A secret, because he is separated from it.
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    Lovers of painting and lovers of music are people who openly display their preference like a delectable ailment that isolates them and makes them proud.
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    To write is to make oneself the echo of what cannot cease speaking - and since it cannot, in order to become its echo I have, in a way, to silence it. I bring to this incessant speech the decisiveness, the authority of my own silence.
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