Fatal for the mind to have a system

A. Book referenced

  1. Title: Primo Levi : bridges of knowledge
    Author: Cicioni, Mirna
  2. Title: Tolstoi; seine Weltanschauung. Author: Grusemann, Michael

B. Quotes

  1. “Some pretend to be rich, yet have nothing; others pretend to be poor, yet have great wealth.” Proverb 13:7
  2. “Nothing is true that forces one to exclude.” Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus
  3. “It is equally fatal for the mind to have a system and to have none. It will simply have to decide to combine the two.” Von Schlegel, German Philosopher220px-Schlegelvers1829
  4. Tolstoi’s, of the man who is clinging to a twig above an abyss & yet feels not the slightest trace of death-horror. Tolstoi; seine Weltanschauung. P. 344-345
  5. “You will not meet the answer amid the noise of this world. Out of flame and light the world is born.” Lermonton
  6. “The gates of beauty lead to cognition.” Schiller
  7. “Against mediators – those who want to mediate between two resolute thinkers show that they are mediocre; they lack eyes for seeing things what is unique. Seeing things as similar and making things the same is the sign of weak eyes.” Friedrich Nietzsche maxresdefault

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