sábado, 23 de março de 2013

acusação e defesa

He was powerless because he had no precise desire, and this tortured him because he was vainly seeking something to desire. He could not even make himself stretch out his hand to switch on the light. The simple transition from intention to action seemed an unimaginable miracle.” 

 Vladimir Nabokov, Mary

“...for the human brain can become the best torture house of all those it has invented, established and used in a millions of years, in millions of lands, on millions of howling creatures. 

 Vladimir Nabokov, Ada, or Ardor: A Family Chronicle

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