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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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A man does not have to be an angel in order to be a saint.
~ Albert Schweitzer - [Angels]

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Any critic is entitled to wrong judgments, of course. But certain lapses of judgment indicate the radical failure of an entire sensibility.
~ Susan Sontag - [Critics and Criticism]

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As the whirlwind in its fury teareth up trees, and deformeth the face of nature, or as an earthquake in its convulsions overturneth whole cities; so the rage of an angry man throweth mischief around him.
~ Akhenaton - [Anger]

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Give a critic an inch, he'll write a play.
~ John Steinbeck - [Critics and Criticism]

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I never read a book before reviewing it; it prejudices a man so.
~ Sydney Smith - [Critics and Criticism]

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If I make a move, like raise my eyebrows, some critic says I'm doing Nicholson. What am I supposed to do, cut off my eyebrows?
~ Christian Slater - [Critics and Criticism]

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In Heaven an angel is nobody in particular.
~ George Bernard Shaw - [Angels]

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In most modern instances, interpretation amounts to the philistine refusal to leave the work of art alone. Real art has the capacity to make us nervous. By reducing the work of art to its content and then interpreting that, one tames the work of art. Interpretation makes art manageable, conformable.
~ Susan Sontag - [Critics and Criticism]

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Indulge not thyself in the passion of anger; it is whetting a sword to wound thine own breast, or murder thy friend.
~ Akhenaton - [Anger]

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It is not known precisely where angels dwell -- whether in the air, the void, or the planets. It has not been God's pleasure that we should be informed of their abode.
~ Voltaire - [Angels]

 

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