J. August Strindberg


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  • ''Why is it so painful to watch a person sink? Because there is something unnatural in it, for nature demands personal progress, evolution, and every backward step means wasted energy.''
    J. August Strindberg (1849-1912), Swedish dramatist, novelist, poet. A Madman's Defense, pt. 2, ch. 5 (1968).
  • ''I hated her now with a hatred more fatal than indifference because it was the other side of love.''
    J. August Strindberg (1849-1912), Swedish dramatist, novelist, poet. A Madman's Defense, pt. 4, ch. 10 (1968).
  • ''I dream, therefore I exist.''
    J. August Strindberg (1849-1912), Swedish dramatist, novelist, poet. A Madman's Defense, pt. 1, ch. 7 (1968).
  • ''I always disliked dogs, those protectors of cowards who lack the courage to fight an assailant themselves.''
    J. August Strindberg (1849-1912), Swedish dramatist, novelist, poet. A Madman's Defense, pt. 3, ch. 1 (1968).
  • ''In the old days, one married a wife; now one forms a company with a female partner, or moves in to live with a friend. And then one seduces the partner, or defiles the friend.''
    J. August Strindberg (1849-1912), Swedish dramatist, novelist, poet. Captain Adolf, in The Father, act 3, sc. 7.
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