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Creative Quotations from . . .
John Updike
(1932-2009) born on
Mar 18
US novelist, short-story writer, poet. He writes about contemporary American small-town life, "Rabbit, Run," 1960.
The Founding Fathers in their wisdom decided that children were an unnatural strain on parents. So they provided jails called schools, equipped with tortures called an education.

Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.
Creativity is merely a plus name for regular activity . . . any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or better.
Art is like baby shoes. When you coat them with gold, they can no longer be worn.
The essential support and encouragement comes from within, arising out of the mad notion that your society needs to know what only you can tell it.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: George Caldwell, in "The Centaur," ch. 4, 1963.
R: "Self-Consciousness: Memoirs," ch. 3, 1989.
A: In "The New Webster's Dictionary of Quotations and Famous Phrases," by Donald Bolander, 1987.
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.

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