Elias Canetti

Elias Canetti

was a Bulgarian-born modernist novelist, playwright, memoirist, and non-fiction writer.
The fear of burglars is not only the fear of being robbed, but also the fear of a sudden and unexpected clutch out of the darkness.More Elias Canetti quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is always the enemy who started it, even if he was not the first to speak out, he was certainly planning it; and if he was not actually planning it, he was thinking of it; and, if he was not thinking of it, he would have thought of it.More Elias Canetti quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I would like to become tolerant without overlooking anything, persecute no one even when all people persecute me; become better without noticing it; become sadder, but enjoy living; become more serene, be happy in others; belong to no one, grow in everyone; love the best, comfort the worst; not even hate myself anymore.More Elias Canetti quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Whether or not God is dead: it is impossible to keep silent about him who was there for so long.More Elias Canetti quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Pessimists are not boring. Pessimists are right. Pessimists are superfluous.More Elias Canetti quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

Quotes of the month

Walt Whitman Of all mankind the great poet is the equable man. Not in him but off from him things are grotesque or eccentric or fail of their sanity. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Will Ferrell Enjoy the little fun things - like taking your kids to school - before they're all grown up. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Max Brooks Of all the weapons discussed in this book, nothing is more important than your primary firearm. Keep it cleaned, keep it oiled, keep it loaded, keep it close. With a cool head, steady hand, and plenty of ammunition, one human is more than a match for an army of zombies. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Bob Dole I don't know how many people run for vice president and president and lose both. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Jesse Livermore It takes a man a long time to learn all the lessons of all his mistakes. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More