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Strip by: qvaak
Oliver: Sometimes I feel like I'm not living in a real world, but in fiction.
Delkin: Tell me about it. Sometimes I feel like I'm living in an ill-defined middle ground between the real world and the fictional world proper.
Delkin: Well, yeah. Hey, say something profound in German.
Oliver: Der Man kan do vat He vantz, but He kannot vant vat He vantz.
Oliver: Was that profound enough?
Delkin: Dunno. I don't understand German.
The author writes:
Today on our Profound Quotes from German Philosophers we have Arthur Schopenhauer with "Der Mensch kann tun was er will; er kann aber nicht wollen was er will."