Thomas Mann

Thomas Mann

German writer and Nobel Prize for Literature in 1929
Nothing is more curious and awkward than the relationship of two people who only know each other with their eyes — who meet and observe each other daily, even hourly and who keep up the impression of disinterest either because of morals or because of a mental abnormality. Between them there is listlessness and pent-up curiosity, the hysteria of an unsatisfied, unnaturally suppressed need for communion and also a kind of tense respect. Because man loves and honors man as long as he is not able to judge him, and desireMore Thomas Mann quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
With the parties at virtual parity and the ideological gulf between them never greater, the stakes of majority control of Congress are extremely high.More Thomas Mann quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.More Thomas Mann quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
For to be poised against fatality, to meet adverse conditions gracefully, is more than simple endurance; it is an act of aggression, a positive triumph.More Thomas Mann quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Responsibility for overseeing the implementation of election law typically resides with partisan officials, many with public stakes in the election outcome.More Thomas Mann quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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