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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Novelist
Nation: American
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Ambition is a Dead Sea fruit, and the greatest peril to the soul is that one is likely to get precisely what he is seeking.

Tags: Ambition, Greatest, Soul

A strong foe is better than a weak friend.

Tags: Friend, Strong, Weak

When one realizes that his life is worthless he either commits suicide or travels.

Tags: Either, Life, Worthless

It takes a long time to understand nothing.

Tags: Takes, Time, Understand

Nothing in our times has become so unattractive as virtue.

Tags: Become, Times, Virtue

Always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter. Walt Disney Every decision you make is a mistake.

Tags: Decision, Enough, Life

Genius, like truth, has a shabby and neglected mien.

Tags: Genius, Neglected, Truth

Every decision you make is a mistake.

Tags: Decision, Mistake

Herman Melville was as separated from a civilized literature as the lost Atlantis was said to have been from the great peoples of the earth.

Tags: Great, Lost, Said

Man hoards himself when he has nothing to give away.

Tags: Away, Give, Himself

The Americans have always been food, sex, and spirit revivalists.

Tags: Food, Sex, Spirit

The ancients understood the regulation of power better than the regulation of liberty.

Tags: Liberty, Power, Understood

The bad poet is a toady mimicking nature.

Tags: Bad, Nature, Poet

To write is a humiliation.

Tags: Write

We can only write well about our sins because it is too difficult to recall a virtuous act or even whether it was the result of good or evil motives.

Tags: Difficult, Evil, Good

We cannot live, suffer or die for somebody else, for suffering is too precious to be shared.

Tags: Cannot, Die, Suffering

Writing is conscience, scruple, and the farming of our ancestors.

Tags: Conscience, Farming, Writing

Men are mad most of their lives; few live sane, fewer die so. The acts of people are baffling unless we realize that their wits are disordered. Man is driven to justice by his lunacy.

Tags: Die, Justice, Men

So much of our lives is given over to the consideration of our imperfections that there is no time to improve our imaginary virtues. The truth is we only perfect our vices, and man is a worse creature when he dies than he was when he was born.

Tags: Perfect, Time, Truth

The machine has had a pernicious effect upon virtue, pity, and love, and young men used to machines which induce inertia, and fear, are near impotent.

Tags: Fear, Love, Men
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