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Dear incomprehension, it's thanks to you I'll be myself, in the end.

The Unnamable
To understand the stars would spoil their appearance.

There is not always an explanation for everything.

A Farewell to Arms
Too late, but I understand. That we don't perish of understanding everything too late, that is a miracle. But we do perish of that -- of just that.

Sabbath's Theater
The right understanding of any matter and a misunderstanding of the same matter do not wholly exclude each other.

The Trial
All interpretation, all psychology, all attempts to make things comprehensible, require the medium of theories, mythologies, and lies.

There are lots of things we never understand, no matter how many years we put on, no matter how much experience we accumulate.

The Elephant Vanishes
Understanding is but the sum of misunderstandings.

Sputnik Sweetheart
It's hard to tell the difference between sea and sky, between voyager and sea. Between reality and the workings of the heart.

Kafka on the Shore
Well, I know now. I know a little more how much a simple thing like a snowfall can mean to a person.

The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath
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