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    Whether the aim is in heaven or

    “Whether the aim is in heaven or on earth, wisdom or wealth, the essential condition of its pursuit and attainment is always security and order.”

    — Johan Huizinga

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    An aristocratic culture does not advertise its

    “An aristocratic culture does not advertise its emotions. In its forms of expression it is sober and reserved. Its general attitude is stoic.”

    — Johan Huizinga

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    Every age yearns for a more beautiful

    “Every age yearns for a more beautiful world. The deeper the desperation and the depression about the confusing present, the more intense that yearning.”

    — Johan Huizinga

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    In Europe art has to a large

    “In Europe art has to a large degree taken the place of religion. In America it seems rather to be science.”

    — Johan Huizinga

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    In Europe art has to a large

    “In Europe art has to a large degree taken the place of religion. In America it seems rather to be science.”

    — Johan Huizinga

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    These are strange times. Reason, which once

    “These are strange times. Reason, which once combatted faith and seemed to have conquered it, now has to look to faith to save it from dissolution.”

    — Johan Huizinga

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