Quotation by Robert Musil

There is in every either-or a certain naivete which may well befit the evaluator, but ill- becomes the thinker, for whom opposites dissolve in series of transitions.
Robert Musil (1880–1942), Austrian author. Helpless Europe. A Digressive Journey (1922), Robert Musil, Precision and Soul. Essays and Addresses, p. 127, ed. and trans. by Burton Pike and David S. Luft, Chicago: University of Chicago Press (1990).
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