To be good, according to the vulgar standard of goodness, is obviously quite easy. It merely requires a certain amount of sordid terror, a certain lack of imaginative thought, and a certain low passion for middle-class respectability.
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Comfort is the only thing our civilization can give us.
He lives the poetry that he cannot write. The others write the poetry that they dare not realise.
You are young. No hungry generations tread you down.... The past does not mock you with the ruins of a beauty the secret of whose creation you have lost...
Life would be dull without them.
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