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 Elias Canetti - “Whenever you observe an animal closely, you feel as if a human being sitting inside were making fun of you”
 Elias Canetti - “A ''modern'' man has nothing to add to modernism, if only because he has nothing to oppose it with. The well-adapted drop off the dead limb of time like lice.”
 Elias Canetti - “Most religions do not make men better, only warier”
 Elias Canetti - “Most religions do not make men better, only warier.”
 Elias Canetti - “A modern man has nothing to add to modernism, if only because he has nothing to oppose it with. The well-adapted drop off the dead limb of time like lice.”
 Elias Canetti - “Success is the space one occupies in the newspaper. Success is one day's insolence.”
 Elias Canetti - “Whenever you observe an animal closely, you feel as if a human being sitting inside were making fun of you.”
 Elias Canetti - “There is no doubt the study of man is just beginning, at the same time that his end is in sight.”
 Elias Canetti - “The fear of burglars is not only the fear of being robbed, but also the fear of a sudden and unexpected clutch out of the darkness.”
 Elias Canetti - “As if one could know the good a person is capable of, when one doesn't know the bad he might do.”
 Elias Canetti - “He who is obsessed by death is made guilty by it.”
 Elias Canetti - “Rulers who want to unleash war know very well that they must procure or invent a first victim.”
 Elias Canetti - “There is nothing that man fears more than the touch of the unknown. He wants to see what is reaching towards him, and to be able to recognize or at least classify it. Man always tends to avoid physical contact with anything strange.”
 Elias Canetti - “Whether or not God is dead it is impossible to keep silent about him who was there for so long.”
 Elias Canetti - “There is no such thing as an ugly language. Today I hear every language as if it were the only one, and when I hear of one that is dying, it overwhelms me as though it were the death of the earth.”
 Elias Canetti - “One should not confuse the craving for life with endorsement of it.”
 Elias Canetti - “People love as self-recognition what they hate as an accusation.”
 Elias Canetti - “Words are not too old, only people are too old if they use the same words too frequently.”
 Elias Canetti - “Pessimists are not boring. Pessimists are right. Pessimists are superfluous.”
 Elias Canetti - “Adults find pleasure in deceiving a child. They consider it necessary, but they also enjoy it. The children very quickly figure it out and then practice deception themselves.”
 Elias Canetti - “Justice requires that everyone should have enough to eat. But it also requires that everyone should contribute to the production of food.”
 Elias Canetti - “His head is made of stars, but not yet arranged into constellations.”
 Elias Canetti - “People's fates are simplified by their names.”
 Elias Canetti - “The paranoiac is the exact image of the ruler. The only difference is their position in the world. One might even think the paranoiac the more impressive of the two because he is sufficient unto himself and cannot be shaken by failure.”
 Elias Canetti - “The profoundest thoughts of the philosophers have something trickle about them. A lot disappears in order for something to suddenly appear in the palm of the hand.”

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