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Quotes from “Simplicissimus” by Hans Jacob Christoph von Grimmelshausen

– So perfect and complete was my ignorance that it was impossible for me to know that I knew nothing. – . . . the Almighty took pity on my innocence, and determined to bring me to knowledge of both … Continue reading

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Sayings from ‘The Saga of Grettir’

Here are some sayings from The Saga of Grettir: “That is a true friend who keeps you out of harm’s way” (chapter 14) “The more you experience the more you learn” (chapter 14) “It’s a bad thing to goad a … Continue reading

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