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Elias Canetti Quote

There is nothing that man fears more than the touch of the unknown. He wants to see what is reaching towards him, and to be able to recognize or at least classify it. Man always tends to avoid physical contact with anything strange.
- Elias Canetti

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Bulgarian born writer and novelist

Born:25th July, 1905
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Starsign: Leo

Author Keywords: Novelist, Writer, Born, Bulgarian

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