„It was a great thing to be a human being. It was something tremendous. Suddenly I'm conscious of a million sensations buzzing in me like bees in a hive. Gentlemen, it was a great thing.“

—  Karel Čapek, R.U.R.

R.U.R. (1920)

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tschechischer Schriftsteller 1890 - 1938

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