“The centuries have grown heavy and weigh upon the moment. We are more corrupt than all the ages, more decomposed than all the empires. Our exhaustion interprets history, our breathlessness makes us hear the death rattle of nations. Chlorotic comedians, we prepare ourselves for the stand-in parts in the hackneyed stories, the well-worn periods: the curtain of the universe is moth-eaten, and through its holes )3 we see nothing, now, but masks and ghosts. . . : —Emil Cionm, A Short Histogz of Decay) ‘ https://inspirational.ly

“The curtain of the universe is moth-eaten, and through its holes we see nothing, now, but masks and ghosts. . . .” —Emil Cioran, A Short History of Decay [1024×1356] [OC]