Paul Celan Quotes (8 quotes)
“Vanity and narcissism — the compulsive need to be admired and praised — undermine one's courage, for one then fights on someone else's conviction rather than one's own.”
Man's Search for Himself (1953)
“'But I don't want to go among mad people,' said Alice. 'Oh, you can't help that,' said the cat. 'We're all mad here.'”
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865)
“Of all hatreds that the world produces, a wife's hatred for her husband, when she does hate him, is the strongest.”
Phineas Redux (1874)
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Picture Source: WikipediaPaul Celan
Born: November 23, 1920
Died: April 20, 1970 (aged 49)
Occupation: Poet, writer
Bio: Paul Celan was a Romanian poet and translator. He was born as Paul Antschel into a Jewish family in the former Kingdom of Romania, and changed his name to Paul Celan, becoming one of the major German-language poets of the post-World War II era.
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