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Quotation by Leonard Cohen
It is painful to recall a past intensity, to estimate your distance from the Belsen heap, to make your peace with numbers. Just to get up each morning is to make a kind of peace.
Leonard Cohen (b. 1934), Canadian singer, poet, novelist. "Lines from My Grandfather's Journal," The Spice-Box of Earth (1965).
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