My Favorite Quotes
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 Georg Brandes - “The Danish glee the national version of cheerfulness.”
 Georg Brandes - “School is a foretaste of life.”
 Georg Brandes - “Poor is the power of the lead that becomes bullets compared to the power of the hot metal that becomes types.”
 Georg Brandes - “On the whole, the world was friendly. It chiefly depended on whether one were good or not.”
 Georg Brandes - “I was not given to looking at life in a rosy light.”
 Georg Brandes - “I was always hearing that I was pale and thin and small.”
 Georg Brandes - “I encountered among my comrades the most varied human traits, from frankness to reserve, from goodness, uprightness and kindness, to brutality and baseness.”
 Georg Brandes - “I came into the world two months too soon, I was in such a hurry.”
 Georg Brandes - “I became an ardent, but never a specially good, dancer.”
 Georg Brandes - “I admired in others the strength that I lacked myself.”
 Georg Brandes - “But I did not find any positive inspiration in my studies until I approached my nineteenth year.”
 Georg Brandes - “Any feeling that I was enriching my mind from those surrounding me was unfortunately rare with me.”
 Georg Brandes - “Among the delights of Summer were picnics to the woods.”
 Georg Brandes - “The war imbued my tin soldiers with quite a new interest. It was impossible to have boxes enough of them.”
 Georg Brandes - “I did not know what it was to be happy for a whole day at a time, scarcely for an hour.”
 Georg Brandes - “About the same time as my legal studies were thus beginning, I planned out a study of Philosophy and Aesthetics on a large scale as well.”
 Georg Brandes - “The stream of time sweeps away errors, and leaves the truth for the inheritance of humanity.”
 Georg Brandes - “The stream of time sweeps away errors, and leaves the truth for the inheritance of humanity”
 Georg Brandes - “He who does not understand a joke, he does not understand Danish.”
 Georg Brandes - “I was at home then in the world of figures, but not in that of values.”
 Georg Brandes - “My first experiences of academic friendship made me smile in after years when I looked back on them. But my circle of acquaintances had gradually grown so large that it was only natural new friendships should grow out of it.”
 Georg Brandes - “Just about this time, when in imagination I was so great a warrior, I had good use in real life for more strength, as I was no longer taken to school by the nurse, but instead had myself to protect my brother, two years my junior.”
 Georg Brandes - “It gradually dawned upon me that there was no one more difficult to please than my mother.”
 Georg Brandes - “That a literature in our time is living is shown in that way that it debates problems.”
 Georg Brandes - “Six hours a day I lived under school discipline in active intercourse with people none of whom were known to those at home, and the other hours of the twenty-four I spent at home, or with relatives of the people at home, none of whom were known to anybody at school.”

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