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Robert Musil

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Anyone who still wants to experience fairytales these days can’t afford to dither when it comes to using their brains.

— Robert Musil

#fantasy #experience

Life forms a surface that acts as if it could not be otherwise, but under its skin things are pounding and pulsing.

— Robert Musil


... the structure of a page of good prose is, analyzed logically, not something frozen but the vibrating of a bridge, which changes with every step one takes on it

— Robert Musil


The thought came to me that all one loves in art becomes beautiful. Beauty is nothing but the expression of the fact that something is being loved. Only thus could she be defined.

— Robert Musil

#beautiful #beauty #becomes #being #came

All still lifes are actually paintings of the world on the sixth day of creation, when God and the world were alone together, without man!

— Robert Musil

#alone #creation #day #god #lifes

Don't you know that every perfect life would mean the end of art?

— Robert Musil

#end #every #know #life #mean

If there is a sense of reality, there must also be a sense of possibility.

— Robert Musil

#must #possibility #reality #sense

It is reality that awakens possibilities, and nothing would be more perverse than to deny it.

— Robert Musil

#deny #more #nothing #perverse #possibilities

Layer by layer art strips life bare.

— Robert Musil

#bare #layer #life #strips

It is, all in all, a historic error to believe that the master makes the school; the students make it!

— Robert Musil

#error #historic #make #makes #master

About Robert Musil

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Did you know about Robert Musil?

1898–1901 Quits officer training and starts studies at the Technical University in Brno. 49 in Brno
1902–1903 Moves to Stuttgart to work at the University. 1912–1914 Editor for several literary magazines including Neue Rundschau.

However the novel has not been widely read both because of its delayed publication and intricate lengthy plot. Robert Musil (German: [ˈmuːzɪl] or [ˈmuːsɪl]; 6 November 1880 – 15 April 1942) was an Austrian writer. [citation needed].

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