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If I were to reduce all my feelings and their painful conflicts to a single name, I can think of no other word but: dread. It was dread, dread and uncertainty, that I felt in all those hours of shattered childhood felicity: dread of punishment, dread of my own conscience, dread of stirrings in my soul which I considered forbidden and criminal.


Hermann Hesse

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Be who your enemies dread you'll become.
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Inviolable, untrod; goddesses,
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I've developed a new philosophy... I only dread one day at a time.
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Obedient to no man, dependent only on weather and season, without a goal before them or a roof above...
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It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other...
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Faith is stronger than so-called reason.
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Es una mera ficción eso de que no existe un puente de unión entre una y otra gente, y que todos vi...
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Each man's life represents a road toward himself, an attempt at such a road, the intimation of a pat...
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Despair is the result of each earnest attempt to go through life with virtue, justice and understand...
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It may be important to great thinkers to examine the world, to explain and despise it. But I think i...
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I have been and still am a seeker, but I have ceased to question stars and books; I have begun to li...
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For example, there is a species of butterfly, a night-moth, in which the females are much less commo...
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I am fond of music I think because it is so amoral. Everything else is moral and I am after somethin...
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The man of power is ruined by power, the man of money by money, the submissive man by subservience, ...
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What constitutes a real, live human being is more of a mystery than ever these days, and men -- each...
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You treat world history as a mathematician does mathematics, in which nothing but laws and formulas ...
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People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
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It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the othe...
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You know quite well, deep within you, that there is only a single magic, a single power, a single sa...
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He reflected deeply, until this feeling completely overwhelmed him and he reached a point where he r...
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The bourgeois prefers comfort to pleasure, convenience to liberty, and a pleasant temperature to the...
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Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.
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Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke.
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Oh oak tree, how they have pruned you.
Now you stand odd and strangely shaped!
You were h...
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There's no reality except the one contained within us. That's why so many people live an unr...
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If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourse...
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I realize that some people will not believe that a child of little more than ten years is capable of...
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Our god's name is Abraxas and he is God and Satan and he contains both the luminous and the dark wor...
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We who bore the mark might well be considered by the rest of the world as strange, even as insane an...
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She stood before him and surrendered herself to him and sky, forest, and brook all came toward him i...
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I have no right to call myself one who knows. I was one who seeks, and I still am, but I no longer s...
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Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always sign...
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E ora vedi: questo "un giorno" è illusione, è soltanto un modo di dire! Il peccatore non è in cam...
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Never is a man wholly a saint or a sinner.
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E' sempre stranamente toccante vedere come la nebbia separi tutto ciò che è vicino o apparentement...
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I felt knowledge and the unity of the world circulate in me like my own blood.
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Siddhartha has one single goal-to become empty, to become empty of thirst, desire, dreams, pleasure ...
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One must find the source within one's own Self, one must possess it. Everything else was seeking -- ...
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I have always thirsted for knowledge, I have always been full of questions.
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I can think. I can wait. I can fast.
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When someone is seeking,” said Siddartha, “It happens quite easily that he only sees the thing t...
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Your soul is the whole world.
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What could I say to you that would be of value, except that perhaps you seek too much, that as a res...
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When someone seeks," said Siddhartha, "then it easily happens that his eyes see only the thing that ...
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I wanted only to try to live in accord with the promptings which came from my true self. Why was tha...
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O how incomprehensible everything was, and actually sad, although it was also beautiful. One knew no...
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But every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always ...
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If a man has nothing to eat, fasting is the most intelligent thing he can do.
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Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, be fortified by it, do wond...
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And every occasion when a mask was torn off, an ideal broken, was preceded by this hateful vacancy a...
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Learn what is to be taken seriously and laugh at the rest.
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Whoever wants music instead of noise, joy instead of pleasure, soul instead of gold, creative work i...
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Oh, love isn't there to make us happy. I believe it exists to show us how much we can endure.
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Often it is the most deserving people who cannot help loving those who destroy them.
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There is no reality except the one contained within us. That is why so many people live such an unre...
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