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Lou Lou said: " Countries die. Sometimes it’s murder, sometimes it’s by accident, and sometimes it’s because they had such a ludicrous start in life they didn’t really deserve to exist in the first place. In this alternative history of the world, discover new countr ...more "

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Lou Lou said: " “Every conquest, every step forward in knowledge, is the outcome of courage, of hardness towards one's self, of cleanliness towards one's self. I do not refute ideals; all I do is to draw on my gloves in their presence.... Nitimur in vetitum; with th ...more "

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"This book undoubtedly deserves to be drunk in slowly.

“Philosophy, as I have understood it hitherto, is a voluntary retirement into regions of ice and mountain-peaks—the seeking—out of everything strange and questionable in existence, everything upon which, hitherto, morality has set its ban.”"
Sep 14, 2020 01:18AM

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“′Classic′ - a book which people praise and don't read.”
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Jim Henson
“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.”
Jim Henson

Arthur Schopenhauer
“Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.”
Arthur Schopenhauer

J.R.R. Tolkien
“All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.

From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
A light from the shadows shall spring;
Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
The crownless again shall be king.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

“Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”

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