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'Tis mad idolatry
To make the service greater than the god.
If [the writer] achieves anything noble, anything enduring, it must be by giving himself absolutely to his material. And this gift ...
[The Gift] is the last novel I wrote, or shall ever write, in Russian.
In relation to God, we are like a thief who has burgled the house of a kindly householder and been allowed to keep some of the gol ...
Dandyism is especially likely to appear in those transitional ages in which democracy is not yet all-powerful and the aristocracy ...
As for Hitler, his professed religion unhesitatingly juxtaposed the God-Providence and Valhalla. Actually his god was an argument ...
Without culture, and the relative freedom it implies, society, even when perfect, is but a jungle. This is why any authentic creat ...
I long to talk with some old lover's ghost
Who died before the god of love was born.
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The one thing that enslaves people more than any other to the servitude of war is nationalism--the patriotic cant--Religious cant ...
Think me not unkind and rude
That I walk alone in grove and glen;
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