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    Sorrow has the fortunate peculiarity that it preys upon itself. It dies of starvation. Since it is essentially an interruption of habits, it can be replaced by new habits. Constituting, as it does, a void, it is soon filled up by a real “horror vacui.”
    —J. August Strindberg (1849–1912)

    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.
    —J. August Strindberg (1849–1912)

    Antipathy, dissimilarity of views, hate, contempt, can accompany true love.
    —J. August Strindberg (1849–1912)