Emile M. Cioran Quotes

Emile M. Cioran Quotes: Suffering makes you live time in detail, moment after moment. Which is to say that it exists for you: over the others, the ones who don't suffer, time flows, so that they don't live in time, in fact they never have.
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Emile M. Cioran Quote: Not one moment when I have not been conscious of being outside Paradise.
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Quotes about Emile M. Cioran: We are all deep in a hell each moment of which is a miracle.
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Quote about Emile M. Cioran: By virtue of depression, we recall those misdeeds we buried in the depths of our memory. Depression exhumes our shames.
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Emile M. Cioran Sayings: I don't understand why we must do things in this world, why we must have friends and aspirations, hopes and dreams. Wouldn't it be better to retreat to a faraway corner of the world, where all its noise and complications would be heard no more? Then we could renounce culture and ambitions; we would lose everything and gain nothing; for what is there to be gained from this world?
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Emile M. Cioran Saying: The premonition of madness is complicated by the fear of lucidity in madness, the fear of the moments of return and reunion...one would welcome chaos if one were not afraid of lights in it.
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Sayings about Emile M. Cioran: We inhabit a language rather than a country.
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Saying about Emile M. Cioran: By what aberration has suicide, the only truly normal action, become the attribute of the flawed?
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Emile M. Cioran Quotes: Each of us is born with a share of purity, predestined to be corrupted by our commerce with mankind, by that sin against solitude.
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Emile M. Cioran Quote: In the hours without sleep, each moment is so full and so vacant that it suggests itself as a rival of Time.
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Quotes about Emile M. Cioran: The deepest and most organic death is death in solitude, when even light becomes a principle of death. In such moments you will be severed from life, from love, smiles, friends and even from death. And you will ask yourself if there is anything besides the nothingness of the world and your own nothingness.
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Quote about Emile M. Cioran: As art sinks into paralysis, artists multiply. This anomaly ceases to be one if we realize that art, on its way to exhaustion, has become both impossible and easy.
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Emile M. Cioran Sayings: If each of us were to confess his most secret desire, the one that inspires all his plans, all his actions, he would say:
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Emile M. Cioran Saying: I dream of a language whose words, like fists, would fracture jaws.
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Sayings about Emile M. Cioran: Imaginary pains are by far the most real we suffer, since we feel a constant need for them and invent them because there is no way of doing without them.
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Saying about Emile M. Cioran: Only those moments count, when the desire to remain by yourself is so powerful that you'd prefer to blow your brains out than exchange a word with someone.
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Emile M. Cioran Quotes: We rightly scorn those who have no made use of their defects, who have not exploited their deficiencies, and have not been enriched by their losses, as we despise any man who does not suffer at being a man or simply at being. Hence no graver insult can be inflicted than to call someone 'happy', no greater flattery than to grant him a 'vein of melancholy'... This is because gaiety is link to no important action and because, except for the mad, no one laughs when he is alone.
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Emile M. Cioran Quote: Transmitting one's flaws [through procreation] to someone else is a crime. I could never consent to give life to someone who would inherent my ailments.
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