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Max Frisch (1911 – 1991)


Swiss architect, playwright and novelist, who is regarded as one of the most influential Swiss writers of the 20th century.
Max Frisch
Half a lifetime is spent with the unspoken question: Will it happen will it not?
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I feel fairly certain that my hatred harms me more than the people whom I hate.
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That a plot has no real life of it's own; it exists only in it's precipitates. It cannot be distilled but only crystallized- in which form it is then immutable, whether successful or unsuccesful: once and for all




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Why there are so many great actresses, so few great woman writers? The erotic urge that lies at the bottom of all art has a feminine and a masculine character. Feminine is the urge to be; masculine the urge to do. Interpretative art always has more of the feminine about it
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I know that I'm the happiest of lovers...
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...for no rational reason.
Max Frisch
Not to know one another to a degree that went beyond all possibility of knowing one another was beautiful.
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It is a sign of non love that is to say a sin, to form a finished image of ones neighbors.
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Many people die at 25 but aren't buried until they're 75.
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You can lose a woman when you have won her.
Max Frisch
The selfknowledge that gradually or abruptly alienates a person from his previous life.




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Overcoming prejudice: the only possible way through love, which creates no graven images.
Max Frisch
The renunciation of recognition will never become possible without a certitude that our life is directed by a suprahuman authority.
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Are you friend with yourself ?
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The older you get the simpler you want to make it.
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The horror of uncreative solitude.....
Max Frisch
Life is boring. I have experiences now only when I am writing.
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Technology [is] the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it.
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Nothing is harder than to accept oneself.
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You merely had an affair with me, to be exact, and therefore no right to prevent me from another affair.'


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