Milan Kundera:Vertigo

Hitchcock cameos, "Vertigo", 1958

Hitchcock cameos, “Vertigo”, 1958 (Photo credit: thefoxling)

“Anyone whose goal is ‘something higher’ must expect someday to suffer vertigo. What is vertigo Fear of falling No, Vertigo is something other than fear of falling. It is the voice of the emptiness below us which tempts and lures us, it is the desire to fall, against which, terrified, we defend ourselves.”
Milan Kundera