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  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is a child of solitude.
  • Maurice Blanchot
    Maurice Blanchot
    French writer and philosopher
    Maurice Blanchot
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    Lovers of painting and lovers of music are people who openly display their preference like a delectable ailment that isolates them and makes them proud.
  • Alexis de Tocqueville
    Alexis de Tocqueville
    French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
    Alexis de Tocqueville
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    Not only does democracy make every man forget his ancestors, but also clouds their view of their descendants and isolates them from their contemporaries. Each man is for ever thrown back on himself alone, and there is danger that he may be shut up in the solitude of his own heart.
  • Thomas Mann
    Thomas Mann
    German Author, Critic 1875-1955
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    Speech is civilization itself. The word... preserves contact - it is silence which isolates.
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