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"God is the tangential point between zero and infinity."

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"Applause that comes thundering with such force you might think the audience merely suffers the music as an excuse for its ovations."

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"We believe that the applause of silence is the only kind that counts."

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"You're looking exceptionally ugly tonight, Madam, is it because we have company?"

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"We shall not have succeeded in demolishing everything unless we demolish the ruins as well. But the only way I can see of doing that is to use them to put up a lot of fine, well-designed buildings."

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"Blind and unwavering undisciplined at all times constitutes the real strength of all free men."

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"We believe that the applause of silence is the only kind that counts."

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"It is because the public are a mass -- inert, obtuse, and passive -- that they need to be shaken up from time to time so that we can tell from their bear-like grunts where they are -- and also where they stand. They are pretty harmless, in spite of their numbers, because they are fighting against intelligence."

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"It is conventional to call monster any blending of dissonant elements. I call monster every original inexhaustible beauty."

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"The virtue of dress rehearsals is that they are a free show for a select group of artists and friends of the author, and where for one unique evening the audience is almost expurgated of idiots."

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"The theater, bringing impersonal masks to life, is only for those who are virile enough to create new life: either as a conflict of passions subtler than those we already know, or as a complete new character."

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