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Ezra Pound
(1885-1972) born on
Oct 30
US poet, critic, translator. He exerted a profound influence on 20th c. literature; wrote "Cantos," 1925-60; indicted for treason, WW II.
No man understands a deep book until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.

People find ideas a bore because they do not distinguish between live ones and stuffed ones on a shelf.
Genius is the capacity to see ten things where the ordinary man sees one, and where the man of talent sees two or three.
Man is an over-complicated organism. If he is doomed to extinction he will die out for want of simplicity.
The concept of genius as akin to madness has been carefully fostered by the inferiority complex of the public.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: "Guide to Kulchur," pt. 1, sct. 1, ch. 5, 1938.
A: "Jefferson and/or Mussolini."
N: "Guide to Kulchur," pt. 3, sct. 5, ch. 19, 1938.
K: "The ABC of Reading," 1934.

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