One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires.
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To my mind to kill in war is not a whit better than to commit ordinary murder.
You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.
When I am judging a theory, I ask myself whether, if I were God, I would have arranged the world in such a way.
Please explain the problem to me slowly, as I do not understand things quickly.
Thought is the organizing factor in man, intersected between the causal primary instincts and the resulting actions.
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