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Witold Gombrowicz


Polish novelist and dramatist

“For knowledge, whatever it is worth, from the most precise mathematics to the darkest suggestions of art, is not to calm the soul but to create a state of vibration and tension in it.”

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source: Diary: 1953-56 (Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1988), 100.

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medium: Diary

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