Peter Altenberg

Peter Altenberg

Austrian writer.
I never dreamed of being Shakespeare or Goethe, and I never expected to hold the great mirror of truth up before the world; I dreamed only of being a little pocket mirror, the sort that a woman can carry in her purse; one that reflects small blemishes, and some great beauties, when held close enough to the heart.More Peter Altenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
God thinks within geniuses, dreams within poets, and sleeps within the rest of us.More Peter Altenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
God thinks in the geniusses, he dreams in the poets and slumbers in the rest of humanity.More Peter Altenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is sad to be an exception. But not to be one is even sadder.More Peter Altenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are only two things that can destroy a healthy [hu]man: love trouble, ambition, and financial catastrophe. And that's already three things, and there are a lot more.More Peter Altenberg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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