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The most frightening thing in the world is to discover the abnormal in that which is closest to us.


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Defeat begins with the fear that one has lost.

Defeat begins with the fear that one has lost.



Without the threat of punishment, there is no joy in flight.

Without the threat of punishment, there is no joy in flight.



Mankind, which has always been a part of nature, has reached a point where it is too much for nature to accommodate.

Mankind, which has always been a part of nature, has reached a point where it is too much for nature to accommodate.



Green makes me think of silence, or maybe it's loneliness. I get the feeling of a terribly distant star.

Green makes me think of silence, or maybe it's loneliness. I get the feeling of a terribly distant star.



It's a dangerous dog that doesn't bark.

It's a dangerous dog that doesn't bark.



Work seemed something fundamental for man, something which enabled him to endure the aimless flight of time.

Work seemed something fundamental for man, something which enabled him to endure the aimless flight of time.



The minute you begin to have doubts, the floor under your feet starts to shake.

The minute you begin to have doubts, the floor under your feet starts to shake.



Time cannot be spurred on like a horse.

Time cannot be spurred on like a horse.



Yet there seemed to be some truth in the law of probability, according to which the chance of success is directly proportionate to the number of repetitions.

Yet there seemed to be some truth in the law of probability, according to which the chance of success is directly proportionate to the number of repetitions.



Perhaps the act of writing is necessary when nothing happens.

Perhaps the act of writing is necessary when nothing happens.





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