David Auerbach on literature, tech, film, etc.


“Je suis venu au monde tres jeune dans un temps tres vieux,” he famously said, and today I feel just about the opposite.


  1. OOOOOOH yeah. Though I think all of it is old. All of it.

  2. . . . comme le roi d’un pays pluvieux,
    riche mais impuissant, jeune et pourtant très vieux . . .

  3. I’ve never heard that quote from Satie, but it sounds as if he were offering a variation on the famous line from Alfred de Musset’s Rolla: “Je suis venu trop tard, dans un monde trop vieux.”

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