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(About Man, Vice & Virtue)

No man can cause more grief than that one clinging blindly to the vices of his ancestors.


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I would say that music is the easiest means in which to express, but since words are my talent, I must try to express clumsily in words what the pure music would have done better.
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A man's moral conscience is the curse he had to accept from the gods in order to gain from them the right to dream.
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The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.
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Poor man. Poor mankind.
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Memory believes before knowing remembers. Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders.
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The best job that was ever offered to me was to become a landlord in a brothel. In my opinion it's the perfect milieu for an artist to work in.
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