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Abraham Flexner's Profile

Brief about Abraham Flexner: By info that we know Abraham Flexner was born at 1970-01-01. And also Abraham Flexner is American Educator.

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Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both.

Tags: Enough, Rich, War

Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education... no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both.

Tags: Education, Enough, War

Although my other ambition was to be a musical theater star (and I would attend college on a voice scholarship), writing was never far from my mind.

Tags: Ambition, Mind, Writing

Any experience that isn't fun is probably something I will at least use in my writing someday.

Tags: Experience, Fun, Writing

I enjoy people who aren't afraid to say what they mean. It makes life so much easier!

Tags: Enjoy, Life, Mean

I have a great deal of empathy for anyone who's having a hard time. I believe this ability to see another's viewpoint has served me well as a writer.

Tags: Great, Hard, Time

I was a lawyer for about ten years. The law teaches one to see things from all different angles.

Tags: Law, Lawyer, Ten

I write contemporary fiction, and that is what my readers want to read.

Tags: Fiction, Read, Write

Since I've written many of my books from a less-than-sympathetic viewpoint, I think that being able to see things from all sides is a useful talent.

Tags: Able, Since, Talent

Each of my books took roughly one and a half years to write. Some may have taken a shorter time to write the draft and a longer time to revise, while others were the opposite.

Tags: May, Others, Time

I was painfully shy, and I had tremendous difficulty making friends. So, lacking friends, I watched other people. Watching is something all writers must do, and it was in junior high that I learned to do it.

Tags: Friends, Learned, Making

I wrote poetry, journals, and, especially, plays for the neighborhood kids to perform. I had an ordinary, happy childhood. Nothing much was going on, but I had fun.

Tags: Fun, Happy, Poetry
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