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  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is a child of solitude.
  • Anna Held
    Anna Held
    Polish-born stage performer and singer 1872-1918
    Anna Held
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    A woman should be like a single flower, not a whole bouquet.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    Critics are sentinels in the grand army of letters, stationed at the corners of newspapers and reviews, to challenge every new author.
  • Thomas Gray
    Thomas Gray
    British poet 1716-1771
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    Full many a flower is born to blush unseen,
    and waste its sweetness on the desert air.
    Source: Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard , St. 14
  • John Harrigan
    John Harrigan
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    Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower-Author Unknown People need your love the most when they appear to deserve it the least.
  • Alan Kay
    Alan Kay
    American computer scientist 1940-
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    Some people worry that artificial intelligence will make us feel inferior, but then, anybody in his right mind should have an inferiority complex every time he looks at a flower.
  • William Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth
    English poet 1770-1850
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    That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one, it comes as sincerely from the author's soul.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
    Carl Sagan
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    A book is made from a tree. It is an assemblage of flat, flexible parts (still called "leaves") imprinted with dark pigmented squiggles. One glance at it and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for thousands of years. Across the millennia, the author is speaking, clearly and silently, inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people, citizens of distant epochs, who never knew one another. Books break th
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
    Ezra Pound
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    A classic is classic not because it conforms to certain structural rules, or fits certain definitions (of which its author had quite probably never heard). It is classic because of a certain eternal and irrepressible freshness.
  • H. Manning
    H. Manning
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    A critic knows more than the author he criticises, or just as much, or at least somewhat less.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    A good novel tells us the truth about it's hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
  • Gilbert Keith Chesterton
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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    A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
  • Cass Canfield
    Cass Canfield
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    A publisher should always be on the receiving end. He should take an interest in almost any subject and remain anonymous, letting the author take center stage.
  • Albert Pike
    Albert Pike
    American attorney, soldier, writer, and Freemason 1809-1891
    Albert Pike
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    Action is greater than writing. A good man is a nobler object of contemplation than a great author. There are but two things worth living for: to do what is worthy of being written; and to write what is worthy of being read; and the
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