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Intellectual despair results in neither weakness nor dreams, but in violence. It is only a matter of knowing how to give vent to one's rage; whether one only wants to wander like madmen around prisons, or whether one wants to overturn them.

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Georges Bataille (September 16, 1897 July 9, 1962) was a French writer, anthropologist and philosopher, though he avoided this last term himself.

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