I only achieve simplicity with enormous effort.
The Hour of the Star
At first she dreamed of sheep, of going to school, of cats drinking milk. Little by little she dreamed of blue sheep, of going to school in the middle of the woods, of cats drinking milk from golden saucers. And her dreams became increasingly dense and acquired colours that were difficult to dilute into words.Clarice Lispector
There it is, the sea, the most incomprehensible of non-human existences.Clarice Lispector
My life, the most truthful one, is unrecognizable, extremely interior, and there is no single word that gives it meaning.Clarice Lispector
Who hasn't asked oneself, am I a monster or is this what it means to be human?Clarice Lispector
I don't know what to do with the horrifying freedom that can destroy me.Clarice Lispector