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    Traveling, you realize that differences are lost:

    “Traveling, you realize that differences are lost: each city takes to resembling all cities, places exchange their form, order, distances, a shapeless dust cloud invades the continents.”

    — Italo Calvino

    Author: Italo Calvino
    Category: travel
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    The satirist is prevented by repulsion from

    “The satirist is prevented by repulsion from gaining a better knowledge of the world he is attracted to, yet he is forced by attraction to concern himself with the world that repels him.”

    — Italo Calvino

    Author: Italo Calvino
    Category: knowledge
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