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Emile M. Cioran
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All that shimmers on the surface of the world, all that we call interesting, is the fruit of ignorance and inebriation.

R
Consciousness is much more than the thorn, it is the dagger in the flesh.
A
The history of ideas is the history of the grudges of solitary men.
N
No one can keep his grieves in their prime; they use themselves up.
K
The fanatic is incorruptible: if he kills for an idea, he can just as well get himself killed for one; in either case, tyrant or martyr, he is a monster.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
R: The Trouble with Being Born, ch. 3, (1973).
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: A Short History of Decay, ch. 1, "Genealogy of Fanaticism" (1949).
   


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