Elias Canetti quotes

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When you write down your life, every page should contain something no one has ever heard about.
Whether or not God is dead: it is impossible to keep silent about him who was there for so long.
The process of writing has something infinite about it. Even though it is interrupted each night, it is one single notation.
The profoundest thoughts of the philosophers have something tricklike about them. A lot disappears in order for something to sudde ...
He who is obsessed by death is made guilty by it.
Success is the space one occupies in the newspaper. Success is one day's insolence.
As if one could know the good a person is capable of, when one doesn't know the bad he might do.
The self-explorer, whether he wants to or not, becomes the explorer of everything else. He learns to see himself, but suddenly, pr ...
There is no such thing as an ugly language. Today I hear every language as if it were the only one, and when I hear of one that is ...
One should use praise to recognize what one is not.
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