Quotes by Antonio Porchia

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Near me nothing but distances.
Nothing that is complete breathes.
The shadows: some hide, others reveal.
In my silence only my voice is missing.
A child shows his toy, a man hides his.
The fear of separation is all that unites.
One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.
When everything is done, the mornings are sad.
The condemnation of an error is another error.
When everyone sorrows, no one hears the sorrows.
I do not want anything over again. Not even a mother.
The harm that I have not done, what harm it has done!
When I have ceased to exist, I won’t ever have existed.
If I forgot what I have not been, I would forget myself.
Would there be this eternal seeking if the found existed?
My neighbor's poverty makes me feel poor; my own does not.
What I say to myself - who says it? Who does he say it to?
He who does not fill his world with phantoms remains alone.
I am chained to the earth to pay for the freedom of my eyes.
Being someone is being one alone. Being someone is loneliness.
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