My Favorite Quotes
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 Emile Cioran - “It is an understatement to say that in this society injustices abound In truth it is itself the quintessence of injustice.”
 Emile Cioran - “Tyranny is just what one can develop a taste for, since it so happens that man prefers to wallow in fear rather than to face the anguish of being himself.”
 Emile Cioran - “We understand God by everything in ourselves that is fragmentary, incomplete, and inopportune.”
 Emile Cioran - “The curtain of the universe is moth-eaten, and through its holes we see nothing now but mask ghost.”
 Emile Cioran - “Life is merely a fracas on an unmapped terrain, and the universe a geometry stricken with epilepsy.”
 Emile Cioran - “Each of us must pay for the slightest damage he inflicts upon a universe created for indifference and stagnation, sooner or later, he will regret not having left it intact.”
 Emile Cioran - “Balkans - that taste for devastation, for internal clutter, for a universe like a brothel on fire the last primitives in Europe.”
 Emile Cioran - “To Foreswear vengeance is to chain oneself to forgiveness, to flounder in pardon, to be tainted by the hatred smothered within.”
 Emile Cioran - “Revenge is not always sweet, once it is consummated we feel inferior to our victim.”
 Emile Cioran - “The fear of being deceived is the vulgar version of the quest for Truth.”
 Emile Cioran - “To devastate by language, to blow up the word and with it the world.”
 Emile Cioran - “Word - that invisible dagger.”
 Emile Cioran - “In every man sleeps a prophet, and when he wakes there is a little more evil in the world.”
 E. M. Cioran - “We would not be interested in human beings if we did not have the hope of someday meeting someone worse off than ourselves.”
 Emile Cioran - “Jealousy - that jumble of secret worship and ostensible aversion.”
 Emile Cioran - “It is not worth the bother of killing yourself, since you always kill yourself too late.”
 Emile Cioran - “Glory - once achieved, what is it worth”
 Emile Cioran - “A people represents not so much an aggregate of ideas and theories as of obsessions.”
 Emile Cioran - “In a republic, that paradise of debility, the politician is a petty tyrant who obeys the laws.”
 Emile Cioran - “Paradise was unendurable, otherwise the first man would have adapted to it this world is no less so, since here we regret paradise or anticipate another one. What to do where to go Do nothing and go nowhere, easy enough.”
 Emile Cioran - “The limit of every pain is an even greater pain.”
 Emile Cioran - “In most cases we attach ourselves to God in order to take revenge on life, to punish it, to signify we can do without it, that we have found something better, and we also attach ourselves to God in horror of men.”
 E. M. Cioran - “Tyranny destroys or strengthens the individual freedom enervates him, until he becomes no more than a puppet. Man has more chances of saving himself by hell than by paradise.”
 E. M. Cioran - “Music is the refuge of souls ulcerated by happiness.”
 Emile Cioran - “To be modern is to tinker with the incurable.”

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