Saturday, 15 December 2012

"Some people assume that in addition to the great original betrayal a small particular betrayal has been contrived in every case exclusively for them, that, in other words, when a love drama is being performed on the stage the leading actor has not only a pretended smile for their lover, but also a special crafty smile for one particular spectator at the back of the gallery. This is going too far."

- Franz Kafka (Reflections on Sin, Pain, Hope, and the True Way).

Picture: "Box Seats at the Theater, the Gentleman and the Lady" by Felix Vallotton (1909).

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