Thursday, October 13, 2016

Doing something well

Joseph Joubert:

I can do something well only slowly and with great effort.

Our moments of light are all moments of happiness. When it is bright in our mind, the weather is good.

The Notebooks of Joseph Joubert: A Selection  , trans. Paul Auster (New York: New York Review Books, 2005).
This post is for Matt Thomas.

Also from Joseph Joubert
Another world : Being and nothingness : Brevity : “Everything is new” : Form and content : Irrelevancies and solid objects : Justified enthusiasm : Lives and writings : New books, old books : ’Nuff said (1) : ’Nuff said (2) : Politeness : Resignation and courage : Ruins v. reconstructions : Self-love and truth : Thinking and writing : Wine

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