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The esthete stands in the same relation to beauty as the pornographer stands to love, and the politician stands to life.
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Karl Kraus

Karl Kraus (April 28, 1874 - June 12, 1936) was an Austrian writer and journalist, known as a satirist, essayist, aphorist, playwright and poet. He is regarded as one of the foremost German-language satirists of the 20th century, especially for his witty criticism of the press, German culture, and German and Austrian politics

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