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George Meredith
(1828-1909) born on
Feb 12
English novelist, poet. His novels are noted for their wit, brilliant dialogue, and aphoristic quality of language; "The Ordeal of Richard Fevrel," 1859.
         
   
F
The man of science is nothing if not a poet gone wrong.

R
The well of true wit is truth itself.
A
Passions spin the plot:
We are betrayed by what is false within.
N
A human act once set in motion flows on forever to the great account. Our deathlessness is in what we do, not in what we are.
K
Cynicism is intellectual dandyism without the coxcomb's feathers.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Isaac Asimov's Book of Science and Nature Quotations," ed. Jason Shulman & Isaac Asimov, 1988.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: "Modern Love," Sonnet 43, 1862.
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: Clara Middleton, quoting Mr. Whitford, in "The Egoist," ch. 7, 1879.
   


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