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The Garden of Forking Paths

The Garden of Forking Paths

by Jorge Luis Borges

The Garden of Forking Paths: Quotes (What was Said) Quiz

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Q. Who thought that "things happen only in the present"?


Yu Tsun
Chief
Albert
Newton
Q. Which line appears twice in the story?


"I leave to various future times, but not to all, my garden of forking paths."
"I leave you my garden."
"Time is of the essence."
"There is no time but the present."
Q. Who said, "This web of time – the strands of which approach one another, bifurcate, intersect or ignore each other through the centuries – embraces every possibility. We do not exist in most of them. In some you exist and not I, while in others I do, and you do not."?


Newton
Einstein
The Chief
Albert
Q. Who said, "Such a publication was madness. The book is a shapeless mass of contradictory rough drafts... the hero dies in the third chapter, while in the fourth he is alive."?


Buddhist monk
Yu Tsun
Albert
A Taoist monk
Q. Who said, "Time is forever dividing itself toward innumerable futures and in one of them I am your enemy." ?


Albert
Newton
Einstein
A Taoist monk
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