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Wednesday 1 April 2020

Quotes Worth Saving (29): Cormac McCarthy, "Borrowed Time"

Cormac McCarthy
The Road

He walked out in the grey light and stood and saw for a brief moment the absolute truth of the world. The cold relentless circling of the intestate earth. Darkness implacable. The blind dogs of the sun in their running. The crushing black vacuum of the universe. And somewhere two hunted animals trembling like groundfoxes in their cover. Borrowed time and borrowed world and borrowed eyes with which to sorrow it.