Saturday, February 25, 2012

inarticulate sounds

Saturday, February 25, 2012

…sooner or later, we will all, inevitably, be confronted by one of those hearty types to whom human frailty, especially in its most refined and delicate forms, is the cause of mocking laughter, the truth is that the inarticulate sounds which, quite against our wishes, occasionally emerge from our mouth, are merely the irrepressible moans from some ancient pain or sorrow, like a scar suddenly making its forgotten presence felt again. 

~ Jose Saramago, The Double, 2002

2 comments:

Loree said...

You post snippets from the most interesting books. This one seems like a wonderful read.

Angeli said...

Hi Loree. Thank you. I usually pick out passages that I like from the books that I am currently reading and then post them here.

 
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