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Sitting amongst lighthouses

September 7, 2010 in Dada, Quotes by snark

“I sit here for hours. It’s like sitting amongst lighthouses, each lighthouse giving you a bearing on lost spaces of time…”
– Peter Greenaway, A Zed and Two Noughts

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We are (still) waiting for Godot to come

September 7, 2010 in Dada, Literature, Quotes by snark

“But that is not the question. Why are we here, that is the question. And we are blessed in this, that we happen to know the answer. Yes, in this immense confusion one thing alone is clear. We are waiting for Godot to come.”
- Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot

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An Encounter by Daniil Kharms

June 18, 2010 in Dada, Literature, Quotes by snark

An Encounter: On one occasion a man went off to work and on the way he met another man who, having bought a loaf of Polish bread, was on his way home.

And that’s just about all there is to it. — Daniil Kharms

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Vvedensky in Love

June 14, 2010 in Dada, Poetry, Quotes by snark

“Respect the circumstances of place. Respect what happens. But nothing takes place. Respect the poverty of language. Respect low thoughts.”