Rene Daumal — French Writer born on March 16, 1908, died on May 21, 1944

René Daumal was a French spiritual para-surrealist writer and poet, best known for his posthumously published novel Mount Analogue as well as for being an early, outspoken practitioner of 'pataphysics... (wikipedia)

It is still not enough for language to have clarity and content... it must also have a goal and an imperative. Otherwise from language we descend to chatter, from chatter to babble and from babble to confusion.
Each time dawn appears, the mystery is there in its entirety.
Common experience is the gold reserve which confers an exchange value on the currency which words are; without this reserve of shared experiences, all our pronouncements are checks drawn on insufficient funds.
Words are made for a certain exactness of thought, as tears are for a certain degree of pain. What is least distinct cannot be named; what is clearest is unutterable.

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