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is not the entirety of life one absurd story, one unbelievable and foolish tale? Am I not writing my own fable and tale? A story is nothing more than a way of escaping unfulfilled dreams,—dreams that have not been reached, dreams that each storyteller has imagined according to their own inherited and constrained state of mind.

Sadegh Hedayat and Naveed Noori, The Blind Owl [Amazon, Bookshop, Publisher, Local Library]

Hermetic quote Hedayat Noori The Blind Owl entirety of life absurd story unbelievable foolish tale dreams imagined state of mind

The thing’s breath was unbelievable, like a dead animal soaked in sewage and garlic wine. Was that what the digestion of words smelled like?

Scott Lynch, In the Stacks [Amazon]

Hermetic quote Lynch In the Stacks breath unbelievable dead animal sewage garlic wine digestion of words smelled like

I have seen a great many things that I might once have considered impossible, or unbelievable. I find I no longer have clearly defined parameters for such matters. I choose to do my work to the best of my own abilities, and leave others to their own.

Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus