Julio Cortazar - Quotes

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Why have we had to invent Eden, to live submerged in the nostalgia of a lost paradise, to make up utopias, propose a future for ourselves? ---->>>

Only in dreams, in poetry, in play do we sometimes arrive at what we were before we were this thing that, who knows, we are.

Only in dreams, in poetry, in play do we sometimes arrive at what we were before we were this thing that, who knows, we are.

Everything can be killed except nostalgia for the kingdom, we carry it in the color of our eyes, in every love affair, in everything that deeply torments and unties and tricks. ---->>>

And do you accept the idea that there is no explanation? ---->>>

Only by living absurdly is it possible to break out of this infinite absurdity. ---->>>

What good is a writer if he can't destroy literature? And us... what good are we if we don't help as much as we can in that destruction? ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Argentinian
Born: 08-26, 1914
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Die: 02-12, 1984
Occupation: Writer
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Julio Cortázar, born Jules Florencio Cortázar (American Spanish: [ˈxuljo korˈtasar]; August 26, 1914 – February 12, 1984), was an Argentine novelist, short story writer, and essayist. Known as one of the founders of the Latin American Boom, Cortázar influenced an entire generation of Spanish-speaking readers and writers in the Americas and Europe (wikipedia)