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Rebecca West
(1892-1983) born on
Dec 25
Irish author, journalist. Her works include "The Meaning of Treason," 1949 and "The Fountain Overflows," 1957.
         
   
F
Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul.

R
The trouble with man is twofold. He cannot learn the truths which are too complicated; he forgets truths which are too simple.
A
If the whole human race lay in one grave, the epitaph on its headstone might well be: 'It seemed like a good idea at the time.'
N
Journalism - an ability to meet the challenge of filling the space.
K
Any authentic work of art must start as an argument between the artist and his audience.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Glimpses of the Great," by A L Rowse 1986.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In "The New York Times," 2 Oct 1977.
N: The New York Herald Tribune," 22 April 1956
K: "The Court and the Castle," pt. 1, ch. 1, 1957.
   


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