Golo Mann


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  • ''Closest to the truth are those who deal lightly with it because they know it is inexhaustible.''
    Golo Mann (b. 1909), German historian, son of Thomas Mann. Quoted in Marcel Reich-Ranicki, "Golo Mann: The Liberation of an Unloved One," Thomas Mann and His Family (1987, trans. 1989). Of satirist Heinrich Heine.
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  • ''It is not as easy to emigrate with steel mills as it is with the manuscript of a novel.''
    Golo Mann (b. 1909), German historian, son of Thomas Mann. Quoted in Marcel Reich-Ranicki, "Golo Mann: The Liberation of an Unloved One," Thomas Mann and His Family (1987, trans. 1989). Of the industrialists who financed Hitler.
  • ''Man is always more than he can know of himself; consequently, his accomplishments, time and again, will come as a surprise to him.''
    Golo Mann (b. 1909), German historian, son of Thomas Mann. Quoted in Marcel Reich-Ranicki, "Golo Mann—The Liberation of an Unloved One," Thomas Mann and His Family (1987, trans. 1989).

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