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Isak Dinesen
(1885-1962) born on
Apr 17
Danish short-story writer. Her finely crafted stories, set in the past and pervaded with an aura of supernaturalism, incorporate the themes of Eros and dreams.
         
   
F
God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road.

R
Who tells a finer tale than any of us. Silence does.
A
All sorrows can be borne if you put them into a story or tell a story about them.
N
The cure for anything is salt water -- sweat, tears, or the sea.
K
But the trouble is not as you think now, that we have put up obstacles too high for you to jump . . . . It is that we have put up no obstacles at all. The great strength is in you . . .
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Recalled on her death.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: "Women & Fiction."
N: In "Reader's Digest," 1 Apr 1964.
K: "Out of Africa," pt. 5, ch. 1, 1938.
   


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