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    Counsel woven into the fabric of real

    “Counsel woven into the fabric of real life is wisdom.”

    — Walter Benjamin

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    All human knowledge takes the form of

    “All human knowledge takes the form of interpretation.”

    — Walter Benjamin

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    The greater the decrease in the social

    “The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The conventional is uncritically enjoyed, and the truly new is criticized with aversion.”

    — Walter Benjamin

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    Death is the sanction of everything the

    “Death is the sanction of everything the story-teller can tell. He has borrowed his authority from death.”

    — Walter Benjamin

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    The art of storytelling is reaching its

    “The art of storytelling is reaching its end because the epic side of truth, wisdom, is dying out.”

    — Walter Benjamin

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    The art of storytelling is reaching its

    “The art of storytelling is reaching its end because the epic side of truth, wisdom, is dying out.”

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    The only way of knowing a person

    “The only way of knowing a person is to love them without hope.”

    — Walter Benjamin

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    The idea that happiness could have a

    “The idea that happiness could have a share in beauty would be too much of a good thing.”

    — Walter Benjamin

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    It is precisely the purpose of the

    “It is precisely the purpose of the public opinion generated by the press to make the public incapable of judging, to insinuate into it the attitude of someone irresponsible, uninformed.”

    — Walter Benjamin

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    The idea that happiness could have a

    “The idea that happiness could have a share in beauty would be too much of a good thing.”

    — Walter Benjamin

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    Boredom is the dream bird that hatches

    “Boredom is the dream bird that hatches the egg of experience. A rustling in the leaves drives him away.”

    — Walter Benjamin

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    The art of storytelling is reaching its

    “The art of storytelling is reaching its end because the epic side of truth, wisdom, is dying out.”

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    Memory is not an instrument for exploring

    “Memory is not an instrument for exploring the past but its theatre. It is the medium of past experience, as the ground is the medium in which dead cities lie interred.”

    — Walter Benjamin

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