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Mark Z. Danielewski Quotes

Even the closest relationships that I have I know could potentially fall away. Thats not to speak pessimistically or negatively about those relationships. In a weird way, its the opposite. I value them.
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This is not for you.

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Sublime is something you choke on after a shot of tequila.

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What miracle is this? This giant tree.
It stands ten thousand feet high
But doesn't reach the ground. Still it stands.
Its roots must hold the sky.

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Prometheus, thief of light, giver of light, bound by the gods, must have been a book.

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Youth always tries to fill the void, an old man learns to live with it.

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Even the closest relationships that I have I know could potentially fall away. That's not to speak pessimistically or negatively about those relationships. In a weird way, it's the opposite. I value them.

— Mark Z. Danielewski

At the breakfast table we are footnoting everything that we read. We don't recognise it as such but we encounter an article in the newspaper and then suddenly we recall that a friend had a certain comment on that particular story, a certain bit of news that we saw on the television applies to that and we immediately assemble an idea of a story.

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To read" actually comes from the Latin reri "to calculate, to think" which is not only the progenitor of "read" but of "reason" as well, both of which hail from the Greek arariskein "to fit." Aside from giving us "reason," arariskein also gives us an unlikely sibling, Latin arma meaning "weapons." It seems that "to fit" the world or to make sense of it requires either reason or arms.

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Knowledge is hot water on wool. It shrinks time and space.

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I could see her get all nervous but she was also excited. Nightmares have that quality, don't they?

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I want something else. I'm not even sure what to call it anymore except I know it feels roomy and it's drenched in sunlight and it's weightless and I know it's not cheap. It's probably not even real.

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I was twelve miles from no where.

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You're writing like a freshman.' And he replied- I remember this very distinctly: 'We always look for doctors but sometimes we're lucky to find a frosh.

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Of course curiosity killed the cat, and even if satisfaction supposedly brought it back, there's still that little problem with the man on the radio telling me more and more about some useless information.

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The greatest love letters are always encoded for the one and not the many.

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How do we remember this emptiness so in fullness we won't forget?' Asked once, when emptiness was the worst. Why ever [would] he want to remember that?

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Who has never killed an hour? ...

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One forgets that one is one. I must try to remember this.

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