- i play two roles; there are two of me, i am le couvreur and i remain myself. it is i le couvreur who tremble and suffer, and it is i, just i, who enjoy it. - very good; and there lies the limit for the imitator of nature.
|if i forget myself too much, and for too long, the fear is too great. if i don't forget myself at all, if i remain completely myself, it is too weak. it is this exact balance which causes delightful tears to flow.|