E.M. Cioran quotes

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Sperm is a bandit in its pure state.
Only one endowed with restless vitality is susceptible to pessimism. You become a pessimist--a demonic, elemental, bestial pessimi ...
When you have understood that nothing is that things do not even deserve the status of appearances, you no longer need to be saved ...
The obsession with suicide is characteristic of the man who can neither live nor die, and whose attention never swerves from this ...
The fact that life has no meaning is a reason to live--moreover, the only one.
History is nothing but a procession of false Absolutes, a series of temples raised to pretexts, a degradation of the mind before t ...
No human beings more dangerous than those who have suffered for a belief: the great persecutors are recruited from the martyrs not ...
The fanatic is incorruptible: if he kills for an idea, he can just as well get himself killed for one; in either case, tyrant or m ...
Show me one thing here on earth which has begun well and not ended badly. The proudest palpitations are engulfed in a sewer, where ...
Afflicted with existence, each man endures like an animal the consequences which proceed from it. Thus, in a world where everythin ...
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