L’écriture est inséparable du devenir: en ecrivant, on devient-femme, on devient-animal ou végétal, on devient-molécule jusq’à devenir-imperceptible.
Writing is inseparable from becoming: in writing, one becomes-woman, becomes-animal or vegetable, becomes molecule to the point of becoming-imperceptible.G. Deleuze, La Litérature et la vie, in Critique et Clinique
Today I’m sharing this quote from a well-known essay collection by French philosopher Gilles Deleuze. I know I’m late to the party, but I found this particular quote and the whole essay it comes from truly inspiring. I would say it well summarises why Deleuze’s thought and philosophy appeal to me so much.
If you have any recommendations on interesting books to read on or by Deleuze, please drop me a line, I’m always open for suggestions.