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Writing is a solitary occupati...

Writing is a solitary occupation. Family, friends, and society are the natural enemies of the writer. He must be alone, uninterrupted, and slightly savage if he is to sustain and complete an undertaking.

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There are two barriers that of...

There are two barriers that often prevent communication between the young and their elders. The first is middle-aged forgetfulness of the fact that they themselves are no longer young. The second is youthful ignorance of the fact that the middle aged are still alive.

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Faithfulness to the past can b...

Faithfulness to the past can be a kind of death above ground. Writing of the past is a resurrection the past then lives in your words and you are free.

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It is very east to forgive oth...

It is very east to forgive others their mistakes it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.

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In my time and neighborhood (a...

In my time and neighborhood (and in my soul) there was only one standard by which a woman measured success: did some man want her?

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A taste for irony has kept mor...

A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.

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We want the facts to fit the p...

We want the facts to fit the preconceptions. When they don't, it is easier to ignore the facts than to change the preconceptions. -Jessamyn West.

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A taste for irony has kept mor...

A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.

63 quotes

It is very east to forgive oth...

It is very east to forgive others their mistakes; it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.

63 quotes

There are two barriers that of...

There are two barriers that often prevent communication between the young and their elders. The first is middle-aged forgetfulness of the fact that they themselves are no longer young. The second is youthful ignorance of the fact that the middle aged are still alive.

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