05 April 2013

QUOTE OF NOTE: Borges on enemies


"... a man can be an enemy of other men, 
of the moments of other men, 
but not of a country: 
not of fireflies, words, gardens, streams of water, sunsets."  
- Jorge Luis Borges (as translated by Donald A. Yates) from "The Garden of Forking Paths"

1 comment:

chrisflinchbaugh said...

More thoughts here: http://www.academia.edu/447218/The_Lover_of_Enemies_Levinas_and_Borges_on_Love_and_Ethics

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