Monday, June 30, 2008


In a certain sense the Good is comfortless.

- Kafka, notebooks

Monday, June 2, 2008

paper animals

But in formulating his wish he made an allowance of which even he was barely aware, so that all would not be lost if the sign did not come again: he gave the Lord advance permission not to give a second sign, and even if he did not, that would not mean anything bad.

Hugo von Hofmannsthal - Military Story

war is always

The more we get used to being killed, the better we like it.
- Private Wilbur Fisk of Vermont

for Jahnn

Nur das zwecklose wird vom ewigen beruehrt.

- Hans Henny Jahnn