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creating things

m. werneburg, 1998.09

This is a collection of my creations in the media of words, images, wood, or whatever was lying around.

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reader comments

Hi - is the Mussolini quote on fascism/corporatism from a longer comment? Thanks. RL.

Rick London

Possibly. You can google it for best results. I found this interesting collection of related quotes.


Great site....... you sound like a very interesting person—thanks for making me laugh!


Ah, anonymous praise. Doesn't get much better than that, I guess.


rand()m quote

Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead. We must therefore accept it without complaint when they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against which they are dashed to pieces.

—Sigmund Freud