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"Nothing touches a work of art so little as words of criticism: they always result in more or less fortunate misunderstandings," p. 3.

"Things aren't all so tangible and sayable as people would usually have us believe; most experiences are unsayable, they happen in a space that no word has ever entered, and more unsayable than all other things are works of art, those mysterious existences, whose life endures beside our own small, transitory life," p. 4.

"So, dear Sir, I can't give you any advice but this: to go into yourself and see how deep the place is from which your life flows; at its source you will find the answer to the question of whether you must create," p. 9.

"...the creator must be a world for himself and must find everything in himself and in Nature, to whom his whole life is devoted," p. 10.

"...ultimately, and precisely in...

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