Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had done their duty.
And suddenly, like light in darkness, the real truth broke in upon me; the simple fact of Man, which I had forgotten, which had lain deep buried and out of sight; the idea of community, of unity.
The truths that matter most to us come always half spoken.- Baltasar Gracián
Cunning grows in deceit at seeing itself discovered, and tries to deceive with truth itsel- Baltasar Gracián
The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.- Ernest Hemingway
The first casualty when war comes is truth.- Hiram Johnson
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.- Oscar Wilde
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|Birth:||1st December, 1893|
|Death:||22nd May, 1939|
Ernst Toller was born in Samotschin, Posen, Prussia. He was a German left-wing playwright, best known for his Expressionist plays. He served in 1919 for six days as President of the short-lived Bavarian Soviet Republic, and was imprisoned for five years for his actions. In 2000, several of his plays were published in an English translation. He wrote several plays include: transformation, Masses Man, The Machine Wreckers, Hinkemann, Oops, We're Alive!, The Fires, Letters from prison, and Mary Baker Eddy.
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