Jorge Luis Borges Quote: “To be immortal is commonplace; except…”

To be immortal is commonplace; except for man, all creatures are immortal, for they are ignorant of death; what is divine, terrible, incomprehensible, is to know that one is immortal.

Jorge Luis Borges


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Name: Jorge Luis Borges
Profession: Poet
Nationality: Argentinian
Birthday: August 24, 1899
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