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    —E.T.A.W. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus Wilhelm)

    It is useless to contend with the irresistible power of Time, which goes on continually creating by a process of constant destruction.
    —E.T.A.W. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus Wilhelm)

    Once you are dancing with the devil, the prettiest capers won’t help you.
    —E.T.A.W. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus Wilhelm)

    Human beings ought not to draw in their antennae at every ungentle touch, like supersensitive insects.
    —E.T.A.W. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus Wilhelm)

    Every year lays more earth upon us, which weighs us down from aerial regions, till we go under the earth at last.
    —E.T.A.W. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus Wilhelm)

    Human beings ought not to draw in their antennae at every ungentle touch, like supersensitive insects.
    —E.T.A.W. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus Wilhelm)

    Freedom is but the possibility of a various and indefinite activity; while government, or the exercise of dominion, is a single, yet real activity. The longing for freedom, therefore, is at first only too frequently suggested by the deep-felt consciousness of its absence.
    —Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt (1767–1835)