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Thomas Mann Quotes

A true friend is someone who accepts your past, supports your present and encourages your future
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The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why
And then you meet one person and your life changes forever
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Having you in my life made everything better
I meant to behave but there were too many other options
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What a beautiful world it would be if people had hearts like dogs
Money may not buy happiness, but it's better to cry in a Lamborghini
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The darkest nights produce the brightest stars
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People's behavior makes sense if you think about it in terms of their goals, needs, and motives  (Thomas Mann Quotes) Reduced to a miserable mass level, the level of a Hitler, German Romanticism broke out into hysterical barbarism  (Thomas Mann Quotes) The Freudian theory is one of the most important foundation stones for an edifice to be built by future generations, the dwelling of a freer and wiser humanity  (Thomas Mann Quotes) We don't love qualities, we love persons; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities  (Thomas Mann Quotes) What a wonderful phenomenon it is, carefully considered, when the human eye, that jewel of organic structures, concentrates it's moist brilliance on another human creature!  (Thomas Mann Quotes) Thought that can merge wholly into feeling, feeling that can merge wholly into thought - these are the artist's highest joy  (Thomas Mann Quotes) Solitude produces originality, bold and astonishing beauty, poetry. But solitude also produces perverseness, the disproportianate, the absurd and the forbidden  (Thomas Mann Quotes) I tell them that if they will occupy themselves with the study of mathematics they will find in it the best remedy against the lusts of the flesh  (Thomas Mann Quotes) What pleases the public is lively and vivid delineation which makes no demands on the intellect; but passionate and absolutist youth can only be enthralled by a problem  (Thomas Mann Quotes) There is only one real misfortune: to forfeit one's own good opinion of oneself. Lose your complacency, once betray your own self-contempt and the world will unhesitatingly endorse it  (Thomas Mann Quotes) Yes, they are carnal, both of them, love and death, and therein lies their terror and their great magic!  (Thomas Mann Quotes) He thought what a fine thing it was that people made music all over the world, even in the strangest settings – probably even on polar expeditions  (Thomas Mann Quotes) We do not fear being called meticulous, inclining as we do to the view that only the exhaustive can be truly interesting  (Thomas Mann Quotes) In books we never find anything but ourselves. Strangely enough, that always gives us great pleasure, and we say the author is a genius  (Thomas Mann Quotes) He took in the squeaky music, the vulgar and pining melodies, because passion immobilizes good taste and seriously considers what soberly would be thought of as funny and to be resented  (Thomas Mann Quotes) Innate in nearly every artistic nature is a wanton, treacherous penchant for accepting injustice when it creates beauty and showing sympathy for and paying homage to aristocratic privilege  (Thomas Mann Quotes) Is not life in itself a thing of goodness, irrespective of whether the course it takes for us can be called a 'happy' one?  (Thomas Mann Quotes) What good would politics be, if it didn't give everyone the opportunity to make moral compromises  (Thomas Mann Quotes) I stand between two worlds. I am at home in neither, and I suffer in consequence. You artists call me a bourgeois, and the bourgeois try to arrest me... I don’t know which makes me feel worse  (Thomas Mann Quotes) It is most certainly a good thing that the world knows only the beautiful opus but not its origins, not the conditions of its creation; for if people knew the sources of the artist’s inspiration, that knowledge would often confuse them, alarm them, and thereby destroy the effects of excellence. strange hours! strangely enervating labor! bizarrely fertile intercourse of the mind with a body!  (Thomas Mann Quotes) The accouterments of life were so rich and varied, so elaborated, that almost no place at all was left for life itself. Each and every accessory was so costly and beautiful that it had an existence above and beyond the purpose it was meant to serve – confusing the observer and absorbing attention  (Thomas Mann Quotes) The books and magazines streamed in. He could buy them all, they piled up around him and even while he read, the number of those still to be read disturbed him. … they stood in rows, weighing down his life like a possession which he did not succeed in subordinating to his personality  (Thomas Mann Quotes) It is remarkable how a man cannot summarize his thoughts in even the most general sort of way without betraying himself completely, without putting his whole self into it, quite unawares, presenting as if in allegory the basic themes and problems of his life  (Thomas Mann Quotes) One always has the idea of a stupid man as perfectly healthy and ordinary, and of illness as making one refined and clever and unusual  (Thomas Mann Quotes) The task of a writer consists of being able to make something out of an idea  (Thomas Mann Quotes) Hans Castorp loved music from his heart; it worked upon him much the same way as did his breakfast porter, with deeply soothing, narcotic effect, tempting him to doze  (Thomas Mann Quotes) In effect it seemed to him that, though honor might possess certain advantages, yet shame had others, and not inferior: advantages, even, that were well nigh boundless in their scope  (Thomas Mann Quotes) Love stands opposed to death. It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death. Only love, not reason, gives kind thoughts  (Thomas Mann Quotes) And his heart was stirred, it felt a father's kindness: such an emotion as the possessor of beauty can inspire in one who has offered himself up in spirit to create beauty  (Thomas Mann Quotes) Habituation is a falling asleep or fatiguing of the sense of time; which explains why young years pass slowly, while later life flings itself faster and faster upon it's course  (Thomas Mann Quotes)
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