All Gall Is Divided: Aphorisms

By Emil M. Cioran, Richard Howard

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As Diogenes lived in a tub, Cioran lived on the intellectual margins of the modern world. He never lectured or held an academic position. Like his friends Beckett and Ionesco, he stood apart from all the official trappings of his chosen medium, philosophy. There is a kind of manic humor in these howls of pain, a vestige of tears in these derisions: not since Nietzsche has As Diogenes lived in a tub, Cioran lived on the...

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(first published 1952)

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