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I invite all brats to throw their cookies at the baker's head if they're not sweet, winos to chuck their wine if it's bad, the dying to shuck their souls when they croak, and men to throw their existence in God's face when it's bitter
The author in his work should be like God in the universe: everywhere present and nowhere visible.
An author in his book must be like God in the universe, present everywhere and visible nowhere.
I have no use for the kind of God who goes walking in his garden with a stick, sends his friends to live in the bellies of whales, gives up the ghost with a groan and then comes back to life three days later!
My kingdom is as wide as the universe and my wants have no limits. I go forward always, freeing spirits and weighing words, without fear, without compassion, without love, without God. I am called science.
The writer in his work must be like God in his creation—invisible and all-powerful: he must be everywhere felt, but never seen.
The artist must be in his work as God is in creation, invisible and all-powerful; one must sense him everywhere but never see him.
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In the abstract conception of universal wrong, all concrete responsibility vanishes.
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December 12, 1821
May 8, 1880
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