The door and the beautiful room

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“Sometimes I have the feeling that we’re in one room with two opposite doors and each of us holds the handle of one door, one of us flicks an eyelash and the other is already behind his door, and now the first one has but to utter a word ad immediately the second one has closed his door behind him and can no longer be seen. He’s sure to open the door again for it’s a room which perhaps one cannot leave. If only the first one were not precisely like the second, if he were calm, if he would only pretend not to look at the other, if he slowly set the room in order as though it were a room like any other; but instead he does exactly the same as the other at his door, sometimes even both are behind the doors and the beautiful room is empty.”

(Franz Kafka, Letters to Milena)

6 thoughts on “The door and the beautiful room

  1. Tão bonito…

    Enviado do meu iPhone

    > No dia 18/01/2020, às 15:58, Kari Jeppesen escreveu: > >  >

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