Elias Canetti

Elias Canetti

was a Bulgarian-born modernist novelist, playwright, memoirist, and non-fiction writer.
There is nothing that man fears more than the touch of the unknown. He wants to see what is reaching towards him, and to be able to recognize or at least classify it. Man always tends to avoid physical contact with anything strange.More Elias Canetti quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
His head is made of stars, but not yet arranged into constellations.More Elias Canetti quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Adults find pleasure in deceiving a child. They consider it necessary, but they also enjoy it. The children very quickly figure it out and then practice deception themselves.More Elias Canetti quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Whenever you observe an animal closely, you feel as if a human being sitting inside were making fun of you.More Elias Canetti quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every decision is liberating, even if it leads to disaster. Otherwise, why do so many people walk upright and with open eyes into their misfortune?More Elias Canetti quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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