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Reading is going toward something that is about to be, and no one yet knows what it will be.

Italo Calvino

The struggle of literature is in fact a struggle to escape from the confines of language; it stretches out from the utmost limits of what can be said; what stirs literature is the call and attraction of what is not in the dictionary.

Italo Calvino

A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.

Italo Calvino

Falsehood is never in words; it is in things.

Italo Calvino

The things that the novel does not say are necessarily more numerous than those it does say and only a special halo around what is written can give the illusion that you are reading also what is not written.

Italo Calvino

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