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Gerald Brenan
(1894-1987) born on
Apr 7
English writer. 0
         
   
F
Wisdom is keeping a sense of fallibility of all our views and opinions.

R
Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The things to avoid is being a bore to oneself.
A
The cliche is dead poetry. English, being the language of an imaginative race, abounds in cliches, so that English literature is always in danger of being poisoned by its own secretions.
N
Everyone alters and is altered by everyone else. We are all the time taking in portions of one another or else reacting against them, and by these involuntary acquisitions and repulsions modifying ourselves.
K
Old age takes away from us what we have inherited and gives us what we have earned.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
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: "Thoughts in a Dry Season," 'Literature'
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: "Thoughts in a Dry Season," 'Life'
   


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