The whiskey died away in time and was renewed and died again, but the street ran on. From that night the thousand streets ran as one street, with imperceptible corners and changes of scene ...
("Light in August")
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A gentleman can live through anything.
The young man or woman writing today has forgotten the problems of the human heart in conflict with itself which alone can make good writing because only that is worth writing about, worth the agony and the sweat.
It's not when you realise that nothing can help you - religion, pride, anything - it's when you realise that you don't need any aid.
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I must admit that I personally measure success in terms of the contributions an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings.
It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.
George Bernard Shaw
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