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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) True or False

1. Who thought that "things happen only in the present"? -> Chief
2. Which line appears twice in the story? -> "I leave to various future times, but not to all, my garden of forking paths."
3. 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."? -> Albert
4. 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."? -> Yu Tsun
5. Who said, "Time is forever dividing itself toward innumerable futures and in one of them I am your enemy." ? -> Newton