Thomas Mann Quotes and its meanings

Thomas Mann has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Art Beauty Death Equality Family Freedom Future History Peace Poetry Politics Positive Society Time Truth War

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What does Thomas Mann write about?

Thomas Mann has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about art, beauty, death, equality, family, freedom, future, history, peace, poetry, politics, positive, society, time, truth & war. People always share Art quotes, Beauty quotes, death, equality, family, freedom, future, history, peace & poetry from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by Thomas Mann?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Thomas Mann.

  • An art whose medium is language will always show a high degree of critical creativeness, for speech is itself a critique of life: it names, it characterizes, it passes judgment, in that it creates.
  • For I must tell you that we artists cannot tread the path of Beauty without Eros keeping company with us and appointing himself as our guide.
  • Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.
  • For the sake of goodness and love, man shall let death have no sovereignty over his thoughts.
  • All interest in disease and death is only another expression of interest in life.
  • It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death.
  • It is a strange fact that freedom and equality, the two basic ideas of democracy, are to some extent contradictory. Logically considered, freedom and equality are mutually exclusive, just as society and the individual are mutually exclusive.
  • Respectable means rich, and decent means poor. I should die if I heard my family called decent.
  • The Freudian theory is one of the most important foundation stones for an edifice to be built by future generations, the dwelling of a freer and wiser humanity.
  • What we call National-Socialism is the poisonous perversion of ideas which have a long history in German intellectual life.