Lion Feuchtwanger

Lion Feuchtwanger

German novelist and playwright
There's only a step from the sublime to the ridiculous, but there's no road leading from the ridiculous to the sublime.More Lion Feuchtwanger quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
An author who sets about to depict events of the past that have run their course is suspected of wishing to avoid the problems of the present day, of being, in other words, a reactionary.More Lion Feuchtwanger quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I should add that it is open to debate whether what we call the writing of history these days is truly scientific.More Lion Feuchtwanger quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
After closely examining my conscience, I venture to state that in my historical novels I intended the content to be just as modern and up-to-date as in the contemporary ones.More Lion Feuchtwanger quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Both the historian and the novelist view history as the struggle of a tiny minority, able and determined to make judgments, which is up against a vast and densely packed majority of the blind, who are led by their instincts and unable to think for themselves.More Lion Feuchtwanger quotes [08/23/2011 01:08:38]

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