Robert Musil

Robert Musil

Anyone who still wants to experience fairytales these days can’t afford to dither when it comes to using their brains.More Robert Musil quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And since the possession of qualities presupposes that one takes a certain pleasure in their reality, all this gives us a glimpse of how it may all of a sudden happen to someone who cannot summon up any sense of reality — even in relation to himself — that one day he appears to himself as a man without qualities.More Robert Musil quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For only fools, fanatics, and mental cases can stand living at the highest pitch of soul; a sane person must be content with declaring that life would not be worth living without a spark of that mysterious fire.More Robert Musil quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What is perceptible to one’s mistrust is the cut-and-dried way that life is divided up and the ready-made form it assumes, the ever-recurring sameness of it, the pre-formations passed down by generation after generation, the ready-made language not only of the tongue but also of the sensations and the feelings.More Robert Musil quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Philosophers are people who do violence, but have no army at their disposal, and so subjugate the world by locking it into a system.More Robert Musil quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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