“Everything has been merely attempted, nothing completed” (Thomas Bernhard)

Originally posted on Biblioklept:
At the same time I had to tell myself that we invariably made excessive demands of everything and everybody: nothing is done thoroughly enough, everything is imperfect, everything has been merely attempted, nothing completed. My unhealthy craving for perfection had come to the surface again. It actually makes us ill if…

“All schools are bad” (Thomas Bernhard)

Originally posted on Biblioklept:
All schools are bad and the one we attend is always the worst if it doesn’t open our eyes. What lousy teachers we had to put up with, teachers who screwed up our heads. Art destroyers all of them, art liquidators, culture assassins, murderers of students. From Thomas Bernhard’s novel The Loser.