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Edith Sitwell
(1887-1964) born on
Sep 07
English poet. She wrote a poetry volume entitled "Street Songs," 1943 and a biographical study "English Eccentrics," 1933.
         
   
F
Poetry ennobles the heart and the eyes, and unveils the meaning of all things upon which the heart and the eyes dwell. It discovers the secret rays of the universe, and restores to us forgotten paradises.

R
[T]he man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd.
A
Good taste is the worst vice ever invented.
N
I'm patient with stupidity, but not with those who are proud of it.
K
I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty. . . . But I am too busy thinking about myself.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
R: "Taken Care Of," ch. 15, 1965.
A: In "Quote" (Anderson), 24 Mar 1957.
N: In "Reader's Digest," 1 Feb 1993.
K: In "Observer (London)," 30 Apr 1950.
   


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