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Kobo Abe Quotes: Without the threat of punishment, there is no joy in flight.
         

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


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Defeat begins with the fear that one has lost.

Defeat begins with the fear that one has lost.



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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.



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

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



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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Don't die famous. The things they will say you did and said would make you rise up in anger if you were alive.

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We got the spell exactly right. Except for the ingredients. And most of the poetry. And it probably wasn’t the right time. And Gytha took most of it home for the cat, which couldn’t of been proper.

We got the spell exactly right. Except for the ingredients. And most of the poetry. And it probably wasn’t the right time. And Gytha took most of it home for the cat, which couldn’t of been proper.



If one is not oneself a sage or saint, the best thing one can do is to study the words of those who were.

If one is not oneself a sage or saint, the best thing one can do is to study the words of those who were.



Like italics and hyphens, quotation marks are to be used as sparingly as possible. They should light the way, not darken it.

Like italics and hyphens, quotation marks are to be used as sparingly as possible. They should light the way, not darken it.



After all, catching something is purely a by-product of our fishing. It is the act of fishing that wipes away all grief, lightens all worry, dissolves fear and anxiety.

After all, catching something is purely a by-product of our fishing. It is the act of fishing that wipes away all grief, lightens all worry, dissolves fear and anxiety.



Methinks that the moment my legs began to move, my thoughts began to flow.

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One forgets that one is one. I must try to remember this.

One forgets that one is one. I must try to remember this.




We are of different opinions at different hours, but we always may be said to be at heart on the side of truth.

We are of different opinions at different hours, but we always may be said to be at heart on the side of truth.




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This page presents the quote "Without the threat of punishment, there is no joy in flight.". Author of this quote is Kobo Abe. This quote is about threat, flight, punishment, joy,.