Knowledge subverts love: in proportion as we penetrate our secrets, we come to loathe our kind, precisely because they resemble us.
A marvel that has nothing to offer, democracy is at once a nation's paradise and its tomb.
Democracy is necessary to peace and to undermining the forces of terrorism.- Benazir Bhutto
In a democracy everybody has a right to be represented, including the jerks.- Chris Patten
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Corruption is nature's way of restoring our faith in democracy.- Peter Ustinov
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|Birth:||8th April, 1911|
Emil Cioran was born in Rășinari, Sibiu County, Romania. He was a Romanian philosopher and writer, who published works in both Romanian and French. Cioran’s first book, the essays entitled "On the Heights of Despair", was published in 1934 in Romania it won the Prize of the Royal Academy for young writers. His first French book, A Short History of Decay, was awarded the prestigious Rivarol Prize in 1950. Successively, The Book of Delusions, The Transfiguration of Romania, and Tears and Saints, were also published in Romania. He studied literature and philosophy at the university of Bucharest.
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