Thomas Mann (Writer)

#47219 Thomas Mann

Le corps, l'amour, la mort, ces trois ne font qu'un. Car le corps, c'est la maladie et la volupt .

Thomas Mann - Le corps, l'amour, la mort, ces trois ne font qu'un. Car le corps, c'est la maladie et la volupt views: 24 Thomas Mann die quotes
#47164 Thomas Mann

How else is the famous short story ‘A study in Abjection’ to be understood but as an outbreak of disgust against an age indecently undermined by psychology. .

Thomas Mann - How else is the famous short story ‘A study in Abjection’ to be understood but as an outbreak of disgust against an age indecently undermined by psychology. views: 23 Thomas Mann psychology quotes
#47218 Thomas Mann

Disease was a perverse, a dissolute form of life. .

Thomas Mann - Disease was a perverse, a dissolute form of life. views: 15 Thomas Mann life quotes
#47176 Thomas Mann

This triumph of chastity was only an apparent, a pyrrhic victory. It would break through the ban of chastity, it would emerge — if in a form so altered as to be unrecognizable. .

Thomas Mann - This triumph of chastity was only an apparent, a pyrrhic victory. It would break through the ban of chastity, it would emerge — if in a form so altered as to be unrecognizable. views: 14 Thomas Mann victory quotes
#47150 Thomas Mann

This longing for the bliss of the commonplace. .

Thomas Mann - This longing for the bliss of the commonplace. views: 13 Thomas Mann longing quotes
#47226 Thomas Mann

There is both rhyme and reason in what I say, I have made a dream poem of humanity. I will cling to it. I will be good. I will let death have no mastery over my thoughts. For therein lies goodness and love of humankind, and in nothing else. .

Thomas Mann - There is both rhyme and reason in what I say, I have made a dream poem of humanity. I will cling to it. I will be good. I will let death have no mastery over my thoughts. For therein lies goodness and love of humankind, and in nothing else. views: 12 Thomas Mann love quotes
#47238 Thomas Mann

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#47250 Thomas Mann

Hold fast the time! Guard it, watch over it, every hour, every minute! Unregarded it slips away, like a lizard, smooth, slippery, faithless, a pixy wife. Hold every moment sacred. Give each clarity and meaning, each the weight of thine awareness, each its true and due fulfillment. .

Thomas Mann - Hold fast the time! Guard it, watch over it, every hour, every minute! Unregarded it slips away, like a lizard, smooth, slippery, faithless, a pixy wife. Hold every moment sacred. Give each clarity and meaning, each the weight of thine awareness, each its true and due fulfillment. views: 12 Thomas Mann faith quotes
#47106 Thomas Mann

Only indifference is free. What is distinctive is never free, it is stamped with its own seal, conditioned and chained. .

Thomas Mann - Only indifference is free. What is distinctive is never free, it is stamped with its own seal, conditioned and chained. views: 11 Thomas Mann free quotes
#47111 Thomas Mann

Beauty can pierce one like pain. .

Thomas Mann - Beauty can pierce one like pain. views: 11 Thomas Mann pain quotes
#47118 Thomas Mann

A great truth is a truth whose opposite is also a truth. .

Thomas Mann - A great truth is a truth whose opposite is also a truth. views: 11 Thomas Mann truth quotes
#47123 Thomas Mann

Democracy is timelessly human, and timelessness always implies a certain amount of potential youthfulness. .

Thomas Mann - Democracy is timelessly human, and timelessness always implies a certain amount of potential youthfulness. views: 11 Thomas Mann time quotes
#47133 Thomas Mann

Reduced to a miserable mass level, the level of a , German Romanticism broke out into hysterical barbarism. .

Thomas Mann - Reduced to a miserable mass level, the level of a , German Romanticism broke out into hysterical barbarism. views: 11 Thomas Mann man quotes
#47124 Thomas Mann

In certain respects, particularly economically, National-Socialism is nothing but bolshevism. These two are hostile brothers of whom the younger has learned everything from the older, the Russian excepting only morality. .

Thomas Mann - In certain respects, particularly economically, National-Socialism is nothing but bolshevism. These two are hostile brothers of whom the younger has learned everything from the older, the Russian excepting only morality. views: 10 Thomas Mann art quotes
#47135 Thomas Mann

I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if one is to amount to something; I don’t know where I would be without it. .

Thomas Mann - I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if one is to amount to something; I don’t know where I would be without it. views: 10 Thomas Mann wit quotes
#47212 Thomas Mann

Paradox is the poisonous flower of quietism, the iridescent surface of the rotting mind, the greatest depravity of all. .

Thomas Mann - Paradox is the poisonous flower of quietism, the iridescent surface of the rotting mind, the greatest depravity of all. views: 9 Thomas Mann mind quotes
#47217 Thomas Mann

What was life? It was warmth, the warmth generated by a form-preserving instability, a fever of matter, which accompanied the process of ceaseless decay and repair of protein molecules that were too impossibly ingenious in structure. .

Thomas Mann - What was life? It was warmth, the warmth generated by a form-preserving instability, a fever of matter, which accompanied the process of ceaseless decay and repair of protein molecules that were too impossibly ingenious in structure. views: 9 Thomas Mann life quotes
#47115 Thomas Mann

He is no longer with me—by my orders—but then that is merel the carrying-out of an order, after all a kind of negative being-with-me, as he would say. As for anywhich Bashan might lead without me during these hours—that is not to be thought of. .

Thomas Mann - He is no longer with me—by my orders—but then that is merel the carrying-out of an order, after all a kind of negative being-with-me, as he would say. As for anywhich Bashan might lead without me during these hours—that is not to be thought of. views: 8 Thomas Mann thought quotes
#47251 Thomas Mann

Cruelty is one of the chief ingredients of love, and divided about equally between the sexes: cruelty of lust, ingratitude, callousness, maltreatment, domination. The same is true of the passive qualities, patience under suffering, even pleasure in ill usage. .

Thomas Mann - Cruelty is one of the chief ingredients of love, and divided about equally between the sexes: cruelty of lust, ingratitude, callousness, maltreatment, domination. The same is true of the passive qualities, patience under suffering, even pleasure in ill usage. views: 8 Thomas Mann love quotes
#47120 Thomas Mann

This fantastic state of mind, of a humanity that has outrun its ideas, is matched by a political scene in the grotesque style, with Salvation Army methods, hallelujahs and bell-ringing and dervishlike repetition of monotonous catchwords, until everybody foams at the mouth. Fanaticism turns into a means of salvation, enthusiasm into epileptic ecstasy, politics becomes an opiate for the masses, a proletarian eschatology; and reason veils her face. .

Thomas Mann - This fantastic state of mind, of a humanity that has outrun its ideas, is matched by a political scene in the grotesque style, with Salvation Army methods, hallelujahs and bell-ringing and dervishlike repetition of monotonous catchwords, until everybody foams at the mouth. Fanaticism turns into a means of salvation, enthusiasm into epileptic ecstasy, politics becomes an opiate for the masses, a proletarian eschatology; and reason veils her face. views: 6 Thomas Mann politics quotes

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