A Quote by Edmond Jabes on writing, silence, death, kaballah, and identity

It is very hard to live with silence.  The real silence is death and this is terrible.  To approach this silence, it is necessary to journey to the desert.  You do not go to the desert to find identity, but to loses it, to lose your personality, to be anonymous.  You make yourself void.  You become silence.  You become more silent than the silence around you.  And then something extraordinary happens: you hear silence speak.

Edmond Jabes

Source: Disfiguring, book by Mark C. Taylor

Contributed by: gary