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Loneliness was an unsatisfied thirst for illusion.

Kobo Abe in The Woman in the Dunes (1962)Report problemRelated quotes
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Freedom is not only following your will, but sometimes also just leaving it.

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The minute you begin to have doubts, the floor under your feet starts to shake.

Kobo Abe in Green Stockings (1974)Report problemRelated quotes
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When I look at small things, I think I shall go on living: drops of rain, leather gloves shrunk by being wet... When I look at something too big, I want to die: the Diet Building, or a map of the world.

Kobo Abe in The Box Man (1973)Report problemRelated quotes
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