Emil Cioran Quote

The terrifying experience and obsession of death, when preserved in consciousness, becomes ruinous. If you talk about death, you save part of yourself. But at the same time, something of your real self dies, because objectified meanings lose the actuality they have in consciousness.


On the Heights of Despair (1934)

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The terrifying experience and obsession of death, when preserved in consciousness, becomes ruinous. If you talk about death, you save part of...

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The terrifying experience and obsession of death, when preserved in consciousness, becomes ruinous. If you talk about death, you save part of...

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The terrifying experience and obsession of death, when preserved in consciousness, becomes ruinous. If you talk about death, you save part of...

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The terrifying experience and obsession of death, when preserved in consciousness, becomes ruinous. If you talk about death, you save part of...