Elias Canetti — Swiss Author born on July 25, 1905, died on August 13, 1994

Elias Canetti was a German language author, born in Bulgaria, and later a British citizen. He was a modernist novelist, playwright, memoirist, and non-fiction writer. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1981, "for writings marked by a broad outlook, a wealth of ideas and artistic power"... (wikipedia)

His head is made of stars, but not yet arranged into constellations.
One should not confuse the craving for life with endorsement of it.
The profoundest thoughts of the philosophers have something trickle about them. A lot disappears in order for something to suddenly appear in the palm of the hand.
Success listens only to applause. To all else it is deaf.
Rulers who want to unleash war know very well that they must procure or invent a first victim.