We are gripped by the anguish of one who is always turning away from wonderful riches in whichever direction he goes

From Ernst Junger’s The Adventurous Heart: Figures and Capriccios:

It often appears to us that the purpose of the depths is to generate the surface, that rainbow-colored skin of the world whose sight so intensely moves us.  In other moments, this colorful patterns appears to be composed only of signs and letters by which the depths speak to us of their secrets.  Consequently, whether we live within or without, we are gripped by the anguish of one who is always turning away from wonderful riches in whichever direction he goes.  Anxiety seizes us during the austere enjoyment of solitude, just as at the festively decorated table of the world. (On Crystallography, pgs 3-4)
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