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«History is not the story of heroes entirely. It is often the story of cruelty and injustice and shortsightedness. There are monsters, there is evil, there is betrayal. That's why people should read Shakespeare and Dickens as well as history ~~ they will find the best, the worst, the height of noble attainment and the depths of depravity.»
«Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters; united with it, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of marvels.»
, Arts and
, The Mother
, the Origin
«Affection, like melancholy, magnifies trifles; but the magnifying of the one is like looking through a telescope at heavenly objects; that of the other, like enlarging monsters with a microscope.»
Author: Pope Paul VI
, The Microscope
«Everyone carries around his own monsters»
«I expose slavery in this country, because to expose it is to kill it. Slavery is one of those monsters of darkness to whom the light of truth is death»
«He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.»
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
, Into You
, take care
, The Abyss
«Ignorance breeds monsters to fill up the vacancies of the soul that are unoccupied by the verities of knowledge»
«Battle not with monsters lest you become one.»
«He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves?»
«Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.»