He [Omar Khayyam] is an atheist, but knows how to interpret in orthodox style the most difficult passages of the Koran; for every educated man is a theologian and faith is not a requisite.
Jorge Luis Borges
Universal history is the history of a few metaphors.
Lost in these imaginary illusions I forgot my destiny – that of the hunted.
It must be that I am not made to be a dead man, but these places and this discussion seem like a dream, and not a dream dreamed by me but by someone else still to be born.
After forty, every change becomes a symbol of time's passing.
To think is to forget.