Quotation by Thomas Mann

Have you never heard of German Becoming, of German Wandering, of the endless migratings of the German soul? Even foreigners know our word 'Wanderlust.' If you like, the German is the eternal student, the eternal searcher, among the peoples of the earth.
Thomas Mann (1875–1955), German author, critic. Originally published as Doktor Faustus, Fischer (1947). Deutschlin, in Doctor Faustus, ch. 14, p. 118, trans. by Helen T. Lowe-Porter, Vintage Books, Random House (1948).

The line, "Even foreigners know our word 'Wanderlust,'" has been added by the translator Helen T. Lowe-Porter.
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