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«Even when poetry has a meaning, as it usually has, it may be inadvisable to draw it out... Perfect understanding will sometimes almost extinguish pleasure.»
Author: A. E. Housman
«Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great.»
«Absence in love is like water on fire, a little quickens, but much extinguishes»
«Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.»
«Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.»
«Much reading is an oppression of the mind, and extinguishes the natural candle, which is the reason of so many senseless scholars in the world.»
«Only strong personalities can endure history, the weak ones are extinguished by it»
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
, The Histories
«All things change, nothing is extinguished. There is nothing in the whole world which is permanent. Everything flows onward; all things are brought into being with a changing nature; the ages themselves glide by in constant movement.»
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«Nirvana is not the blowing out of the candle. It is the extinguishing of the flame because day is come.»
«A small demerit extinguishes a long service»