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Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with ...
It takes two to make a murder. There are born victims, born to have their throats cut, as the cut-throats are born to be hanged.
When truth is nothing but the truth, it's unnatural, it's an abstraction that resembles nothing in the real world. In nature there ...
The whole story of the universe is implicit in any part of it. The meditative eye can look through any single object and see, as t ...
Real orgies are never so exciting as pornographic books. In a volume by Pierre Louys all the girls are young and their figures per ...
Drill and uniforms impose an architecture on the crowd. An army's beautiful. But that's not all; it panders to lower instincts tha ...
The course of every intellectual, if he pursues his journey long and unflinchingly enough, ends in the obvious, from which the non ...
The rush to books and universities is like the rush to the public house. People want to drown their realization of the difficultie ...
There are confessable agonies, sufferings of which one can positively be proud. Of bereavement, of parting, of the sense of sin an ...
A bad book is as much of a labour to write as a good one; it comes as sincerely from the author's soul.
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