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Etty Hillesum
(1914-1943) born on
Jan 15
Dutch lawyer, writer. She is remembered for "An Interrupted Life: The Diaries of Etty Hillesum, 1941-1943;" died in Auschwitz, 1943.
         
   
F
Life cannot be captured in a few axioms. And that is just what I keep trying to do. But it won't work, for life is full of endless nuances and cannot be captured in just a few formulae.

R
We are always in search of the redeeming formula, the crystallizing thought.
A
I do believe it is possible to create, even without ever writing a word or painting a picture, by simply molding one's inner life. And that too is a deed.
N
After each creative act one has to be sustained by one's strength of character, by a moral sense, by I don't know what, lest one tumble.
K
I would . . . be so exhausted by my determination that I had no strength left to do the actual work.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "An interrupted Life: The Diaries of Etty Hillesum 1941-1943," 1983.
R: "An interrupted Life: The Diaries of Etty Hillesum 1941-1943," 1983.
A: "An interrupted Life: The Diaries of Etty Hillesum 1941-1943," 1983.
N: "An interrupted Life: The Diaries of Etty Hillesum 1941-1943," 1983.
K: "An Interrupted Life: The Diaries of Etty Hillesum," 1983.
   


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