Jorge Luis Borges on the inner critic


“Any time something is written against me, I not only share the sentiment but feel I could do the job far better myself. Perhaps I should advise would-be enemies to send me their grievances beforehand, with full assurance that they will receive my every aid and support. I have even secretly longed to write, under a pen name, a merciless tirade against myself.” – Jorge Luis Borges, Autobiographical essay, 1970.

Proof that there is no greater critic than thyself!

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