Quotes by George Steiner

Francis George Steiner, FBA was a Franco-American literary critic, essayist, philosopher, novelist, and educator. He wrote extensively about the relationship between language, literature and society, and the impact of the Holocaust.

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The age of the book is almost gone.

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We know that a man can read Goethe or Rilke in the evening, that he can play Bach and Schubert, and go to his day's work at Auschwitz in the morning.

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Men are accomplices to that which leaves them indifferent.

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The most important tribute any human being can pay to a poem or a piece of prose he or she really loves is to learn it by heart. Not by brain, by heart; the expression is vital.

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The journalistic vision sharpens to the point of maximum impact every event, every individual and social configuration; but the honing is uniform.

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