Facts about George Steiner

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George Steiner is a famous Critic from USA, he/she is still alive and was born April 23, 1929.

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He/she is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 11 quotes who is written / told by George.

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Famous quotes by George Steiner (11)


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"Men are accomplices to that which leaves them indifferent"
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"The journalistic vision sharpens to the point of maximum impact every event, every individual and social configuration; but the honing is uniform"
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"We know that a man can read Goethe or Rilke in the evening, that he can play Bach and Schubert, and go to his day's work at Auschwitz in the morning"
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"To many men... the miasma of peace seems more suffocating than the bracing air of war"
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"Language can only deal meaningfully with a special, restricted segment of reality. The rest, and it is presumably the much larger part, is silence"
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"Words that are saturated with lies or atrocity, do not easily resume life"
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"There is something terribly wrong with a culture inebriated by noise and gregariousness"
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"The immense majority of human biographies are a gray transit between domestic spasm and oblivion"
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"The age of the book is almost gone"
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"The most important tribute any human being can pay to a poem or a piece of prose he or she really loves is to learn it by heart. Not by brain, by heart; the expression is vital"
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"The ordinary man casts a shadow in a way we do not quite understand. The man of genius casts light"


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