Robert Musil — Austrian Writer born on November 06, 1880, died on April 15, 1942

Robert Musil was an Austrian writer. His unfinished novel The Man Without Qualities is generally considered to be one of the most important and influential modernist novels... (wikipedia)

Layer by layer art strips life bare.
On this thin, scarcely real and yet so perceptible sensation the whole world hung as on a faintly trembling axis, and this in turn rested on the two people in the room.
Don't you know that every perfect life would mean the end of art?
If there is a sense of reality, there must also be a sense of possibility.
Progress would be wonderful - if only it would stop.