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Emile M. Cioran's Profile

Brief about Emile M. Cioran: By info that we know Emile M. Cioran was born at 1911-04-08. And also Emile M. Cioran is Romanian Philosopher.

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Skepticism is the sadism of embittered souls.

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Write books only if you are going to say in them the things you would never dare confide to anyone.

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A golden rule: to leave an incomplete image of oneself.

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It is because we are all imposters that we endure each other.

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Man starts over again everyday, in spite of all he knows, against all he knows.

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The fact that life has no meaning is a reason to live - moreover, the only one.

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Truths begin by a conflict with the police - and end by calling them in.

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You are done for - a living dead man - not when you stop loving but stop hating. Hatred preserves: in it, in its chemistry, resides the mystery of life.

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A civilization is destroyed only when its gods are destroyed.

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A distant enemy is always preferable to one at the gate.

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Consciousness is much more than the thorn, it is the dagger in the flesh.

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Each concession we make is accompanied by an inner diminution of which we are not immediately conscious.

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Ennui is the echo in us of time tearing itself apart.

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God - a disease we imagine we are cured of because no one dies of it nowadays.

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I foresee the day when we shall read nothing but telegrams and prayers.

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I have no nationality - the best possible status for an intellectual.

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Life creates itself in delirium and is undone in ennui.

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No one can enjoy freedom without trembling.

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Philosophy: Impersonal anxiety; refuge among anemic ideas.

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So long as man is protected by madness - he functions - and flourishes.

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