Jorge Luis Borges Quote

If the pages of this book contain some successful verse, the reader must excuse me the discourtesy of having usurped it first. Our nothingness differs little; it is a trivial and chance circumstance that you should be the reader of these exercises and I their author.


"To the Reader" ["A quien leyere"], preface to Fervor of Buenos Aires [Fervor de Buenos Aires] (1923)

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If the pages of this book contain some successful verse, the reader must excuse me the discourtesy of having usurped it first. Our nothingness...

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If the pages of this book contain some successful verse, the reader must excuse me the discourtesy of having usurped it first. Our nothingness...

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If the pages of this book contain some successful verse, the reader must excuse me the discourtesy of having usurped it first. Our nothingness...

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If the pages of this book contain some successful verse, the reader must excuse me the discourtesy of having usurped it first. Our nothingness...