Books were always important. I have to thank my father, he filled my life with books. He didn't write but he always read. He was a merchant, he filled the store with cigarette smoke and his friends, all talking about books and politics. It was bad for business. He dealt in women's clothing.

— Rawi Hage

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In cities it is useless to look at the stars or to describe them, worship them, or seek direction from them. When lost, one should follow the tracks of the camels.


There is nothing like the cure of fresh air for cases of bladder infection, paranoia, and Cartesian thinking.


Never underestimate a clown with a book.


I don't judge those who can't dream, those who need to pierce their arms to create different worlds under their skin, because I am fortunate in the tools of my escapes


I say, doctors are the profiteers of death and unclaimed cadavers that were once inhabited by homeless and wondering poets!

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