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Diane Trilling
(1905-1996) born on
Jul 21
US author, critic. She wrote "Mrs. Harris: The Death of the Scarsdale Diet Doctor," 1981.
         
   
F
Touch a university with hostile hands and the blood you draw is prompt, copious, and real.

R
Unrecognized alcoholism is the ruling pathology among writers and intellectuals.
A
Writers are what they write, also what they fail to write.
N
Pleasure was not the principle of our home. I learned early in life that to laugh before breakfast was to cry before dinner.
K
There's much to be said for challenging fate instead of ducking behind it.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: On campus unrest in 1960s; "We Must March, My Darlings," 1977.
R: In "NY Times Book Review," p. 15, 3 Oct 1993.
A: In "Diana Trilling, 91, Cultural Critic, Member of Intellectual Circle," in "NY Times, by Michael Norman, 25 Oct. 1996.
N: In "Diana Trilling, 91, Cultural Critic, Member of Intellectual Circle," in "NY Times, by Michael Norman, 25 Oct. 1996.
K: In "2,715 One-Line Quotations for Speakers, Writers & Raconteurs," by Edward F. Murphy, 1981.
   


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