"… You see craftsmen but no human beings, thinkers but no human beings, priests but no human beings, masters and slaves, young people and adults, but no human beings — is it not like a battlefield, where hands and arms and limbs lie everywhere dismembered, while the life-blood flows from them into the sand? …"

Friedrich Hölderlin. Hyperion. 
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#Hölderlin 
"… You see craftsmen but no human beings, thinkers but no human beings, priests but no human beings, masters and slaves, young people and adults, but no human beings — is it not like a battlefield, where hands and arms and limbs lie everywhere dismembered, while the life-blood flows from them into the sand? …"
Friedrich Hölderlin. Hyperion. 
2 years ago
#Hölderlin