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Famous french scholar quotes by People born on 1929

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteLanguage can only deal meaningfully with a special, restricted segment of reality. The rest, and it is presumably the much larger part, is silence.

 George Steiner quotes (French born American Critic, Scholar and Educator, His works include Language and Silence (1963) and Fields of Force (1974), b.1929)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteTo shoot a man because one disagrees with his interpretation of Darwin or Hegel is a sinister tribute to the supremacy of ideas in human affairs -- but a tribute nevertheless.

 George Steiner quotes (French born American Critic, Scholar and Educator, His works include Language and Silence (1963) and Fields of Force (1974), b.1929)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quotePornographers subvert this last, vital privacy; they do our imagining for us. They take away the words that were of the night and shout them over the roof-tops, making them hollow.

 George Steiner quotes (French born American Critic, Scholar and Educator, His works include Language and Silence (1963) and Fields of Force (1974), b.1929)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteWe know that a man can read Goethe or Rilke in the evening, that he can play Bach and Schubert, and go to his day's work at Auschwitz in the morning.

 George Steiner quotes (French born American Critic, Scholar and Educator, His works include Language and Silence (1963) and Fields of Force (1974), b.1929)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteThe journalistic vision sharpens to the point of maximum impact every event, every individual and social configuration; but the honing is uniform.

 George Steiner quotes (French born American Critic, Scholar and Educator, His works include Language and Silence (1963) and Fields of Force (1974), b.1929)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteTo many men... the miasma of peace seems more suffocating than the bracing air of war.

 George Steiner quotes (French born American Critic, Scholar and Educator, His works include Language and Silence (1963) and Fields of Force (1974), b.1929)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteWords that are saturated with lies or atrocity, do not easily resume life.

 George Steiner quotes (French born American Critic, Scholar and Educator, His works include Language and Silence (1963) and Fields of Force (1974), b.1929)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteMen are accomplices to that which leaves them indifferent.

 George Steiner quotes (French born American Critic, Scholar and Educator, His works include Language and Silence (1963) and Fields of Force (1974), b.1929)

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