To Speak Without Saying Anything

Alexandre Kojève, letter to Georges Bataille, 28 July 1942

To manage to express silence (verbally) is to speak without saying anything. There are an infinite number of ways to do it. But the result is always the same (if one is successful): nothingness. [See Blanchot.]

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