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Thomas Mann, The Magic Mountain Quotes: A harmful truth is better than a useful lie.
         

A harmful truth is better than a useful lie.


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I know I am talking nonsense, but I’d rather go rambling on, and partly expressing something I find it difficult to express, than to keep on transmitting faultless platitudes.

I know I am talking nonsense, but I’d rather go rambling on, and partly expressing something I find it difficult to express, than to keep on transmitting faultless platitudes.



For the sake of goodness and love, man shall grant death no dominion over his thoughts.

For the sake of goodness and love, man shall grant death no dominion over his thoughts.



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There are so many different kinds of stupidity, and cleverness is one of the worst.





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