Sunday, August 17, 2014

Thought for the Day

In the poetry of the poet and the thinking of the thinker,
there is always so much worldspace to spare that each
and every thing — a tree, a mountain, a house, the call
of a bird — completely loses its indifference and familiarity.
~ Martin Heidegger

Quoted from Martin Heidegger "The Fundamental Question of Metaphysics" (1935) The article is found in Chapter One of Introduction to Metaphysics (Yale University Press, 2000).

Martin Heidegger, 1889-1976, German Philosopher

Among Heidegger's many other books is Poetry, Language, Thought (Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2013), which includes "The Origin of the Work of Art" and "What Are Poets For?"

1 comment:

Louise Gallagher said...

so soul filling! Thank you.