Čapek quotes

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"Well, well," he said to himself, "you are not in Belgium; let us begin our apprenticeship in earnest, and so long as we are in th ...
Once, when lying in bed with no paper at hand, he began to sketch the idea for a new machine on the back of his wife's nightgown. ...
Jealousy is the fear of comparison.
Morality is contraband in war.
To the old, the new is usually bad news.
A majority, held in restraint by constitutional checks, and limitations, and always changing easily, with deliberate changes of po ...
The birds their quire apply; airs, vernal airs,
Breathing the smell of field and grove, attune
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Why does man not see things? He always gets in the way: he conceals things.
If married couples did not live together good marriages would be more common.
Every relationship that does not raise us up pulls us down, and vice versa; this is why men usually sink down somewhat when they t ...
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