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Stendhal
(1783-1842) born on
Jan 23
French novelist. He was a leading literary figure best known for psychological and political insight in "The Red and the Black," 1830.
         
   
F
It is the nobility of their style which will make our writers of 1840 unreadable forty years from now.

R
I call "crystallization" that action of the mind that discovers fresh perfections in its beloved at every turn of events.
A
Only great minds can afford a simple style.
N
The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his art that he will work at it come hell or high water.
K
The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are the same.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Shorter Bartlett's Familiar Quotations," by John Bartlett, 1937, 1980, 1992.
R: In "Shorter Bartlett's Familiar Quotations," by John Bartlett, 1937, 1980, 1992.
A: "Fragments," 28.
N: "Life of Haydn," 1814.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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