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Born: 1905-09-05
Profession: Novelist
Nation: Hungarian
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Creative activity could be described as a type of learning process where teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.

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Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears.

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The principle mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.

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The prerequisite of originality is the art of forgetting, at the proper moment, what we know.

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A writer's ambition should be to trade a hundred contemporary readers for ten readers in ten years' time and for one reader in a hundred years' time.

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The progress of science is strewn, like an ancient desert trail, with the bleached skeleton of discarded theories which once seemed to possess eternal life.

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Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion.

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True creativity often starts where language ends.

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One may not regard the world as a sort of metaphysical brothel for emotions.

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The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards.

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The most persistent sound which reverberates through man's history is the beating of war drums.

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Politics can be relatively fair in the breathing spaces of history; at its critical turning points there is no other rule possible than the old one, that the end justifies the means.

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A publisher who writes is like a cow in a milk bar.

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Prometheus is reaching out for the stars with an empty grin on his face.

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Scientists are peeping toms at the keyhole of eternity.

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The definition of the individual was: a multitude of one million divided by one million.

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