Golo Mann

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Golo Mann, 1978

Golo Mann (27 March 1909 – 7 April 1994), born Angelus Gottfried Thomas Mann, was a popular historian, essayist and writer. He was the third child of the novelist Thomas Mann and his wife Katia Mann.

Quotes[edit]

  • Closest to the truth are those who deal lightly with it because they know it is inexhaustible.
    • Golo Mann. Thomas Mann and His Family, cited in: Robert Andrews (2003), The New Penguin Dictionary of Modern Quotations. p. 1137
  • Man is always more than he can know of himself; consequently, his accomplishments, time and again, will come as a surprise to him.
    • Golo Mann in his Recollections, quoted in: Marcel Reich-Ranicki (1989), Thomas Mann and his family, p. 187

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