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“The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new.”
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“Even then she wore the look of certain fanatics who think of themselves as leaders without once having gained the respect of a single human being.”
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“From the idea that the self is not given to us, I think there is only one practical consequence: we have to create ourselves as a work of art.”
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Darling things! Afraid of water, of fire, They shiver in the wind. Clumsy, crude human fingers leave bruises on them that'll never fade! Never!

Some people touch books without washing their hands!

Some underline things in ink!

Some even tear pages out! ”
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