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 :: 1933-, Hungarian Novelist, Critic

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As both capitalist and communist states -- not to mention the technological world --have evolved under the illusion that men purposefully built them, ideological optimism seeps into every niche of our lives. It is made worse by mass culture which feeds our
~ Stephen Vizinczey - [Optimism]

 

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Consistency is a virtue for trains: what we want from a philosopher is insights, whether he comes by them consistently or not.
~ Stephen Vizinczey - [Consistency]

 

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Is it possible that I am not alone in believing that in the dispute between Galileo and the Church, the Church was right and the center of man's universe is the earth?
~ Stephen Vizinczey - [World]

 

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Most bad books get that way because their authors are engaged in trying to justify themselves. If a vain author is an alcoholic, then the most sympathetically portrayed character in his book will be an alcoholic. This sort of thing is very boring for outsiders.
~ Stephen Vizinczey - [Writers and Writing]

 

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Perhaps in a book review it is not out of place to note that the safety of the state depends on cultivating the imagination.
~ Stephen Vizinczey - [Imagination]

 

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Powerful men in particular suffer from the delusion that human beings have no memories. I would go so far as to say that the distinguishing trait of powerful men is the psychotic certainty that people forget acts of infamy as easily as their parents birth
~ Stephen Vizinczey - [Power]

 

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Strange as it may seem, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and formal education positively fortifies it.
~ Stephen Vizinczey - [Stupidity]

 

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The only virtue a character needs to possess between hardcovers, even if he bears a real person's name, is vitality: if he comes to life in our imaginations, he passes the test.
~ Stephen Vizinczey - [Virtue]

 

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We now have a whole culture based on the assumption that people know nothing and so anything can be said to them.
~ Stephen Vizinczey - [Popular Culture]

 

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When you close your eyes to tragedy, you close your eyes to greatness.
~ Stephen Vizinczey - [Tragedies]

 

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