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Hermann Broch
(1886-1951) born on
Nov 01
German writer. He achieved wide recognition for his "multidimensional novels," with innovative literary techniques to present a wide range of human experience.
Were one merely to seek information, one should inquire of the man who hates, but if one wishes to know what truly is, one better ask the one who loves.

The world has always gone through periods of madness so as to advance a bit on the road to reason.
What's important is promising something to the people, not actually keeping those promises. . . . The people have always lived on hope alone.
While love ceaselessly strives toward that which lies at the hiddenmost center, hatred only perceives the topmost surface . . .
No one's death comes to pass without making some impression, and those close to the deceased inherit part of the liberated soul and become richer in their humaneness.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Spell," ch. 9, 1976; tr. 1987.
R: The doctor, in "The Spell," ch. 11, 1976; tr. 1987.
A: Mother Gisson, in "The Spell," ch. 13, 1976; tr. 1987.
N: "The Spell," ch. 9, 1976; tr. 1987.
K: "The Spell," ch. 2, 1976; tr. 1987.

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