Hermann Hesse Quote

Each man carries the vestiges of his birth; the slime and eggshells of his primeval past with him to the end of his days. Some never become human, remaining frog, lizard, ant. Some are human above the waist, fish below.


Demian: the story of Emil Sinclair's youth (ed. Harpercollins, 1965)

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Each man carries the vestiges of his birth; the slime and eggshells of his primeval past with him to the end of his days. Some never become human,...

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Each man carries the vestiges of his birth; the slime and eggshells of his primeval past with him to the end of his days. Some never become human,...

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Each man carries the vestiges of his birth; the slime and eggshells of his primeval past with him to the end of his days. Some never become human,...

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Each man carries the vestiges of his birth; the slime and eggshells of his primeval past with him to the end of his days. Some never become human,...