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The aim of science is to apprehend this purely intelligible world as a thing in itself, an object which is what it is independentl ...
Happiness ain't a thing in itself--it's only a contrast with something that ain't pleasant.... And so, as soon as the novelty is o ...
Clouds of flavors and savors float around the thing-in-itself.
I do not portray the thing in itself. I portray the passage; not a passing from one age to another, or, as the people put it, from ...
Sneezing absorbs all the functions of the soul just as much as the [sexual] act, but we do not draw from it the same conclusions a ...
Allusion has been made to [Proust's] contempt for the literature that "describes," for the realists and naturalists worshipping th ...
If experience has established any one thing in this world, it has established this: that it is well for any great class and descri ...
Painting gives the object itself; poetry what it implies. Painting embodies what a thing contains in itself; poetry suggests what ...
A circle swoop, and a quick parabola under the bridge arches
Where light pushes through;
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When each thing is unique in itself, there can be no comparison made.... There is only this strange recognition of present otherne ...
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