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A great literature is chiefly the product of inquiring minds in revolt against the immovable certainties of the nation
Henry Louis Mencken
All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn.
Ernest Hemingway
Cruel with guilt, and daring with despair, the midnight murderer bursts the faithless bar; invades the sacred hour of silent rest and leaves, unseen, a dagger in your breast.
Samuel Johnson
Delicacy - a sad, sad false delicacy - robs literature of the two best things among its belongings: Family-circle narratives and obscene stories
Mark Twain
Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music-the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.
Henry Miller
Every cloud engenders not a storm
William Shakespeare
Every man is a borrower and a mimic, life is theatrical and literature a quotation
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Aldous Huxley
Every man's work, whether it be literature or music or pictures or anything else, is always a portrait of himself, and the more he tries to conceal himself the more clearly will his character appear in spite of him.
Samuel Butler
Every man's work, whether it be literature or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself
Samuel Butler
From the point of view of literature Mr. Kipling is a genius who drops his aspirates. From the point of view of life, he is a reporter who knows vulgarity better than any one has ever known it.
Oscar Wilde
God knows people who are paid to have attitudes toward things, professional critics, make me sick; camp following eunuchs of literature. They won't even whore. They're all virtuous and sterile. And how well meaning and high minded. But they're all camp followers.
Ernest Hemingway
He knew everything about literature except how to enjoy it.
Joseph Heller
I am the enfant terrible of literature and science
Samuel Butler
I cannot tell what the dickens his name is
William Shakespeare
I don't know which is more discouraging, literature or chickens
E. B. White
I hold that a writer who does not passionately believe in the perfectibility of man has no dedication nor any membership in literature.
John Steinbeck
I respect Millar: he has raised the price of literature
Samuel Johnson
I respect Millar: he has raised the price of literature
Samuel Johnson
I wear not My dagger in my mouth
William Shakespeare
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