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Creative Quotations from . . .
Francois Mauriac
(1885-1970) born on
Oct 11
French novelist, essayist, poet, playwright. He was a French Catholic writer who examined the ugly realities of modern life in the light of eternity; won the Nobel Prize for Lit, 1952.
         
   
F
No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever.

R
Men resemble great deserted palaces: the owner occupies only a few rooms and has closed-off wings where he never ventures.
A
Every novel worthy of the name is like another planet, whether large or small, which has its own laws just as it has its own flora and fauna.
N
I write whenever it suits me. During a creative period I write every day; a novel should not be interrupted. When I cease to be carried along, when I no longer feel as though I were taking down dictation, I stop.
K
A good critic is the sorcerer that makes some hidden spring gush forth unexpectedly under our feet.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: In "Draper's Book of Quotations for the Christian World," by Edythe Draper, 1992.
A: In "W.O.W. - Writers on Writing," by Jon Winokur, 1990.
N: In "W.O.W. - Writers on Writing," by Jon Winokur, 1990.
K: In "W.O.W. - Writers on Writing," by Jon Winokur, 1990.
   


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