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On Truth-telling

Kids have this terrible habit of insisting on the truth.
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On Love

You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves.
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On Blame

People are not afraid of failure, they’re afraid of blame.
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On Masterpieces

To be dead is to stop believing in the masterpieces we will begin tomorrow.
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On Beauty

Beauty is that without which the ancient world refused to understand itself.
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On Life

It is hard work and great art to make life not so serious.
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On Naming

When you name yourself, you always name another.
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On Surviving

No foreign sky protected me, no stranger's wing shielded my face. I stand a witness to the common lot, survivor of that time, that place.
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On Enemies

One of the most time-consuming things is to have an enemy.

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