Who could be less alone than a lonely man? All roads begin in him and have his heart as guiding star.
But between one star and another, there is the unfathomable refusal of silence.”
— Edmond Jabès. The Book of Questions: Volume I. First published in French in 1963. Translated by Rosmarie Waldrop. Wesleyan University Press, 1976. (via theendofbeauty)