Gudrun Ensslin Quote

Ahab makes a great impression on his first appearance in Moby Dick... And if either by birth or by circumstance something pathological was at work deep in his nature, this did not detract from his dramatic character. For tragic greatness always derives from a morbid break with health, you can be sure of that.


Stefan Aust, Terrorism in Germany: The Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon

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Ahab makes a great impression on his first appearance in Moby Dick... And if either by birth or by circumstance something pathological was at work...

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Ahab makes a great impression on his first appearance in Moby Dick... And if either by birth or by circumstance something pathological was at work...

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Ahab makes a great impression on his first appearance in Moby Dick... And if either by birth or by circumstance something pathological was at work...

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Ahab makes a great impression on his first appearance in Moby Dick... And if either by birth or by circumstance something pathological was at work...