Quotes from book
The Trouble With Being Born

Emil M. CioranOriginal title De l'inconvénient d'être né (French)

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„To have committed every crime but that of being a father.“

—  Emil M. Cioran, book The Trouble With Being Born

The Trouble With Being Born (1973)
Source: The Trouble with Being Born

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Emil M. Cioran photo
Emil M. Cioran photo

„What I know at sixty, I knew as well at twenty. Forty years of a long, a superfluous, labor of verification.“

—  Emil M. Cioran, book The Trouble With Being Born

The Trouble With Being Born (1973)
Source: The Trouble with Being Born

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„It's not worth the bother of killing yourself, since you always kill yourself too late.“

—  Emil M. Cioran, book The Trouble With Being Born

The Trouble With Being Born (1973)
Source: The Trouble with Being Born

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„"What do you do from morning to night?" "I endure myself."“

—  Emil M. Cioran, book The Trouble With Being Born

The Trouble With Being Born (1973)
Source: The Trouble with Being Born

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„One cannot live without motives. I have no motives left, and I am living.“

—  Emil M. Cioran, book The Trouble With Being Born

The Trouble With Being Born (1973)

Emil M. Cioran photo
Emil M. Cioran photo
Emil M. Cioran photo

„To think that so many have succeeded in dying!“

—  Emil M. Cioran, book The Trouble With Being Born

The Trouble With Being Born (1973)

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„Every thought derives from a thwarted sensation.“

—  Emil M. Cioran, book The Trouble With Being Born

The Trouble With Being Born (1973)

Emil M. Cioran photo
Emil M. Cioran photo

„There is no false sensation.“

—  Emil M. Cioran, book The Trouble With Being Born

The Trouble With Being Born (1973)

Emil M. Cioran photo
Emil M. Cioran photo

„Each time I fail to think about death, I have the impression of cheating, of deceiving someone in me.“

—  Emil M. Cioran, book The Trouble With Being Born

The Trouble With Being Born (1973)
Source: The Trouble with Being Born

Emil M. Cioran photo

„We have lost, being born, as much as we shall lose, dying. Everything.“

—  Emil M. Cioran, book The Trouble With Being Born

The Trouble With Being Born (1973)
Source: The Trouble with Being Born

Emil M. Cioran photo
Emil M. Cioran photo
Emil M. Cioran photo

„There was a time when time did not yet exist. … The rejection of birth is nothing but the nostalgia for this time before time.“

—  Emil M. Cioran, book The Trouble With Being Born

The Trouble With Being Born (1973)
Source: The Trouble with Being Born

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