August Strindberg Quotes

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August Strindberg Quotes

When is revolution legal? When it succeeds!
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Autumn is my spring!

— August Strindberg

And why does man weep when he is sad? I asked at last-Because the glass in the eyes must be washed now and then, so that we can see clearly, said the child.

— August Strindberg

As soon as a work of art is of practical use, betrays a purpose or a tendency its beauty vanishes.

— August Strindberg

Friendship can only exist between persons with similar interests and points of view. Man and woman by the conventions of society are born with different interests and different points of view.

— August Strindberg

By attempting the impossible one can attain the highest level of the possible.

— August Strindberg

I do not care about my own appearance, but I would hope that people could see into my soul, and that is presented better in these photographs than in others. (On his self-portraits)

— August Strindberg

The will ... is the driving force of the mind. If it's injured, the mind falls to pieces.

— August Strindberg

When people refuse to speak out for too long, it's like water that's stagnant and starts to rot!

— August Strindberg

Any programming language is at its best before it is implemented and used. Anything is possible, anything can happen. On a flimsy ground of reality, imagination spins marvelous patterns.

— August Strindberg

It's risky to take anything on good faith where a woman is concerned.

— August Strindberg

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.

— August Strindberg

When is revolution legal? When it succeeds!

— August Strindberg

God preserve us from writers who regurgitate what they have learnt from books! It is people's secrets we want to know - it is the natural history of the human heart that we have been trying to put down for a thousand years and everyone must and can leave their contribution.

— August Strindberg

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