Friedrich Ludwig Georg von Raumer Quote

Abstractions are like clouds, which assume a hundred different forms, and which men may run after forever without catching anything real.


Translated by Sarah Austin and H.E. Lloyd, England in 1835, Letter V (p. 35), Carey, Lea & Blanchard. 1836

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Abstractions are like clouds, which assume a hundred different forms, and which men may run after forever without catching anything real.

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Abstractions are like clouds, which assume a hundred different forms, and which men may run after forever without catching anything real.

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Abstractions are like clouds, which assume a hundred different forms, and which men may run after forever without catching anything real.

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Abstractions are like clouds, which assume a hundred different forms, and which men may run after forever without catching anything real.