Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel Quote

An aphorism ought to be entirely isolated from the surrounding world like a little work of art and complete in itself like a hedgehog.


Dialogue on Poetry and Literary Aphorisms (1798)

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An aphorism ought to be entirely isolated from the surrounding world like a little work of art and complete in itself like a hedgehog.

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An aphorism ought to be entirely isolated from the surrounding world like a little work of art and complete in itself like a hedgehog.

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An aphorism ought to be entirely isolated from the surrounding world like a little work of art and complete in itself like a hedgehog.

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An aphorism ought to be entirely isolated from the surrounding world like a little work of art and complete in itself like a hedgehog.