My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music.
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Satire is a lesson, parody is a game.
Beauty plus pity -- that is the closest we can get to a definition of art.
Life is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one.
To play safe, I prefer to accept only one type of power: the power of art over trash, the triumph of magic over the brute.
Poor Knight he really had two periods, the first - a dull man writing broken English, the second - a broken man writing dull English.
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It was enough just to sit there without words.
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