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  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
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    For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move; to feel the needs and hitches of our life more nearly; to come down off this feather-bed of civilization, and find the globe granite underfoot and strewn with cutting flints.
  • Bernard Berenson
    Bernard Berenson
    American art historian 1865-1959
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    German is of stone, limestone, pudding stone, marble, granite even, and so to a considerable degree is English, whereas French is bronze and gives out a metallic resonance with tones that neither German nor English tolerate.
  • Heywood Broun
    Heywood Broun
    American Journalist, Novelist 1888-1939
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    Hell is paved with great granite blocks hewn from the hearts of those who said, ''I can do no other.''
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
    Nathaniel Hawthorne
    American short story writer 1804-1864
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    Man's own youth is the world's youth; at least he feels as if it were, and imagines that the earth's granite substance is something not yet hardened, and which he can mould into whatever shape he likes.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    The jargon of these sculptors is beyond me. I do not know precisely why I admire a green granite female, apparently pregnant monster with one eye going around a square corner.
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