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He’s hotheaded, temperamental and fancies himself as some kind of a genius who deserves some happiness. In this rare moment he has a girl, pretty and young, and she has agreed to be with him, there at a sordid, cheap room in Paris. But the girl has c ...more
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The husband wants to know why his young wife, happily married to him, for no apparently reason, and without any warning, one day took his gun and shot herself to death right after drinking a glass of milk. So he hired a detective to find out the trut ...more
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“The key to your happiness is to own your slippers, own who you are, own how you look, own your family, own the talents you have, and own the ones you don't. If you keep saying your slippers aren't yours, then you'll die searching, you'll die bitter, always feeling you were promised more. Not only our actions, but also our omissions, become our destiny.”
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Franz Kafka
“I think we ought to read only the kind of books that wound or stab us. If the book we're reading doesn't wake us up with a blow to the head, what are we reading for? So that it will make us happy, as you write? Good Lord, we would be happy precisely if we had no books, and the kind of books that make us happy are the kind we could write ourselves if we had to. But we need books that affect us like a disaster, that grieve us deeply, like the death of someone we loved more than ourselves, like being banished into forests far from everyone, like a suicide. A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us. That is my belief.”
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