Thomas mann Quotes

โ€œSolitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfami...

โ€œSolitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.โ€ - Thomas Mann
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"Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfami...

"Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd." - Thomas Mann
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"War is a cowardly e...

"War is a cowardly escape from the problems of peace." โ€” Thomas Mann
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"Tolerance becomes...

"Tolerance becomes a crime when applied to evil." -Thomas Mann
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โ€œHuman capacity for self-dec...

โ€œHuman capacity for self-deception is astounding.โ€ -- Thomas Mann (โ€œJoseph In Egyptโ€) (1936)
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It is love, not rea...

It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death. Thomas Mann
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"Human reason needs only to...

"Human reason needs only to will more strongly than fate, and she is fate." โ€” Thomas Mann
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"A writer is someone for whom ...

"A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people."-Thomas Mann
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"A writer is somebody for whom writ...

"A writer is somebody for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people." - Thomas Mann, born 1875
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"A writer is somebody for whom ...

"A writer is somebody for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people." --Thomas Mann
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In the long run, a har...

In the long run, a harmful truth is better than a useful lie. ~Thomas Mann
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Time has no divisions to mark its passage; there is never a thunderstorm or blar...

Time has no divisions to mark its passage; there is never a thunderstorm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols.- Thomas Mann
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