Thomas Mann

"Love stands opposed to death. It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death."

Thomas Mann
Thomas Mann "The Magic Mountain"

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Beauty can pierce one like pain."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Time cools, time clarifies, no mood can be maintained quite unaltered through the course of hours."

Thomas Mann
Thomas Mann "The Magic Mountain"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A writer is somebody for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Tolerance becomes a crime when applied to evil."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Paradox is the poisonous flower of quietism, the iridescent surface of the rotting mind, the greatest depravity of all."

Thomas Mann
Thomas Mann "The Magic Mountain"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Time has no divisions to mark its passage, there is never a thunderstorm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols."

Thomas Mann
Thomas Mann "The Magic Mountain"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Disease makes men more physical, it leaves them nothing but body."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)