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Carl Van Doren
(1885-1950) born on
Sep 10
US author, teacher. His writings range through surveys of literature to novels, biography, and criticism; won Pulitzer for biography of Benjamin Franklin, 1938.
A classic is a book that doesn't have to be written again.

The race of man, while sheep in credulity, are wolves for conformity.
Yes, it's hard to write, but it's harder not to.
The most familiar quotations are the most likely to be misquoted . . . . Some have settled down to false versions that have obscured the true ones. They have passed over from literature into speech.
The first writers are first and the rest, in the long run, nowhere but in anthologies.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Bermudian," by James Thurber, Nov 1950.
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: In answer to a question put to him by Mary Margaret McBride; quoted by James Thurber in: "Bermudian," Nov 1950.
N: From "Kevin Harris' Quotation Collections," an internet collection of quotations.
K: From an Internet collection of quotations.

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