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Author QuotedAlbert Camus
Title QuotedCarnets janvier 1942 - mars 1951 / Albert Camus
Date (Year/Month/Day)1966/08/29
ImprintParis : Gallimard. 1964
QuotationCamus in Notebooks, planning a novel: " "¦ that void, that little hollow in her since they discovered each other, that call of lovers toward each other, shouting each others' names." Exactly: that discovery of each other. Like May 5 at the airport. The discovery that in each other we find the meaning of life and the universe - that we are capable together of being a microcosm, a whole world, a summary of it all. And then to have the history of this world cut short - we spin in space like empty capsules. And yet no. There is a certain fullness in my life now, even without her. Something that was never there before.
JournalLearning to love: exploring solitude and freedom. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 6, 1966-1967.; Edited by Christine M. Bochen. / [San Francisco] : HarperCollins. 1997, p. 119
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