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Louis Auchincloss
(1917-2010) born on
Sep 27
US novelist. He wrote over 30 books including "The Indifferent Children," 1947.
         
   
F
A neurotic can perfectly well be a literary genius, but his greatest danger is always that he will not recognize when he is dull.

R
Only little boys and old men sneer at love.
A
The glittering structure of her cultivation sits on her novels like a rather showy icing that detracts from the cake beneath.
N
Perfection irritates as well as it attracts, in fiction as in life.
K
Keep doing good deeds long enough, and you'll probably turn out a good man in spite of yourself.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Pioneers & Caretakers: A Study of 9 American Women Novelists," University of Minnesota, 1965.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: On Edith Wharton, "Pioneers & Caretakers: A Study of 9 American Women Novelists," University of Minnesota, 1965.
N: "Pioneers & Caretakers: A Study of 9 American Women Novelists," University of Minnesota, 1965.
K: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
   


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