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James Stephens
(1882-1950) born on
May 18
Irish poet, storyteller. His pantheistic philosophy is revealed in his fairy tales set in the Dublin slums of his childhood and in his compassionate poems about animals.
         
   
F
Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.

R
I would think until I found
Something I can never find,
Something lying on the ground,
In the bottom of my mind.
A
Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself.
N
"Finality is death. Perfection is finality. Nothing is perfect. There are lumps in it," said the Philosopher.
K
If a person desires to be a humorist it is necessary that the people around him shall be at least as wise as he is, otherwise his humor will not be comprehended.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Reader's Digest."
R: Concluding image of "The Goat Paths."
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: "The Crock of Gold," ch. 4, 1912.
K: "The Demi-Gods," ch. 27.
   


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