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Max Nordau - Quotes

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Civilization is built on a number of ultimate principles... respect for human life, the punishment of crimes against property and persons, the equality of all good citizens before the law... or, in a word justice.

Civilization is built on a number of ultimate principles... respect for human life, the punishment of crimes against property and persons, the equality of all good citizens before the law... or, in a word justice.

If I despised myself, it would be no compensation if everyone saluted me, and if I respect myself, it does not trouble me if others hold me lightly. ---->>>

It is well to be alone. It fertilizes the creative impulse. ---->>>

The artist writes, paints, sings or dances the burden of some idea or feeling off his mind. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Hungarian
Born: July 29, 1849
Birthplace: Pest, Austro-Hungarian Empire
Die: 01-23, 1923
Occupation: Critic
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Max Simon Nordau (born Simon Maximilian Südfeld; July 29, 1849 – January 23, 1923), was a Zionist leader, physician, author, and social critic. He was a co-founder of the World Zionist Organization together with Theodor Herzl, and president or vice president of several Zionist congresses. As a social critic, he wrote a number of controversial books, including The Conventional Lies of Our Civilisation (1883), Degeneration (1892), and Paradoxes (1896) (wikipedia)