Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Fear can supplant our real problems only to the extentunwilling either to assimilate or to exhaust itwe perpetuate it within ourselves like a temptation and enthrone it at the very heart of our solitude.
E.M. Cioran (b. 1911), Rumanian-born-French philosopher. The Temptation to Exist, title essay (1956).