Robert Musil

Robert Musil

the restricting of intellectual and spiritual needs to the mania of progressMore Robert Musil quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
... the genius never makes anything new, but always something that is just different, and the average talents provide him the possibility within which his genius condenses into achievements.More Robert Musil quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
... we engage in politics because we don't know anything. This is clearly revealed in the way we go about it. Our parties exist from a fear of theory. The voter fears that one idea can always be contradicted by another. Therefore the parties reciprocally defend themselves against the few old ideas they have inherited. They don't live from what they promise, but from frustrating the promises of others. This is their silent community of interests.More Robert Musil quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
With its claims to profundity, boldness and originality, thinking still limits itself provisionally to the exclusively rational and scientific. ... As soon as it lays hold of the feelings, it becomes spirit.More Robert Musil quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If there is a sense of reality, there must also be a sense of possibility.More Robert Musil quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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