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If the artist is not also a craftsman, the artist is nothing, but calamity: most of our artists are nothing but craftsmen.
"Evil men have no songs."MHow is it then that the Russians have songs?
The most passionate, consistent, extreme and implacable enemy of the Enlightenment and ... all forms of rationalism ... was Johann ...
Johann Strauss--Forty couples dancing ... one by one they slip from the hall ... sounds of kisses ... the lights go out
What girl could fail to make a conquest who collapsed at a man's feet in the moonlight?
Do you have to open graves to find girls to fall in love with?
Don't you think I've had enough excitement for one evening, without the additional thrill of a strange man making love to me?
Error is acceptable as long as we are young; but one must not drag it along into old age.
One doesn't look at a rainbow any longer that lasts a quarter of an hour.
Error is to truth as sleep is to waking. I have observed that one turns, as if refreshed, from error back to truth.
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