"The fact is that all writers create their precursors. Their work modifies our conception of the past, just as it is bound to modify the future."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Jorge Luis Borges on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Jorge Luis Borges on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Jorge Luis Borges on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Jorge Luis Borges on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Jorge Luis Borges on William Shakespeare
"To be immortal is commonplace except for man, all creatures are immortal, for they are ignorant of death what is divine, terrible, incomprehensible, is to know that one is immortal."
"Life and death have been lacking in my life."
"To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god."
"Democracy is an abuse of statistics."
"I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library."