Adolfo Bioy Casares Quotes

A doctor is the conjunction of a white coat, a stethoscope, and a jargon.

Adolfo Bioy Casares

Life's hard. To be in peace with oneself, one must speak the truth. To be in peace with others, one must lie.

Adolfo Bioy Casares

Life is a game of chess and you never really know when you are winning or losing.

Adolfo Bioy Casares

There comes a moment in your life when, no matter what you do, you bore everybody else. There is only one way to get back the lost prestige. Dying.

Adolfo Bioy Casares

Everything is sad and ridiculous in old age. Even the fear of death.

Adolfo Bioy Casares

Even more so than when we are awake, we are ourselves when we are asleep. We play all the parts.

Adolfo Bioy Casares

Revolution: Political movement which gets many peoples hopes up, lets even more people down, makes almost everybody uncomfortable, and a few, extraordinarily rich. It is widely held in high regard.

Adolfo Bioy Casares

Women are the tax we pay on pleasure.

Adolfo Bioy Casares

The world attributes its misfortunes to the schemes and plottings of the very evil and powerful. I think stupidity is underestimated.

Adolfo Bioy Casares

Even the wolf has its moments of weakness, in which it sides with the lamb and thinks: I hope it runs away.

Adolfo Bioy Casares

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