George Steiner Quotes

George Steiner Quotes

when a language dies, a way of understanding the world dies with it, a way of looking at the world.

We speak in (rich) monotones. Our poetry is haunted by the music it has left behind. Orpheus shrinks to a poet when he looks back, with the impatience of reason, on a music stronger than death.

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