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Theodore Dreiser
(1871-1945) born on
Aug 27
US novelist, editor. His books "Sister Carie," 1900 and "American Tragedy," 1925 were attacked as being immoral.
         
   
F
To the untraveled, territory other than their own familiar heath is invariably fascinating. Next to love it is the one thing that solaces and delights.

R
Our civilization is still in the middle stage; scarcely beast, in that it is no longer wholly guided by instinct; scarcely human, it that it is not yet wholly guided by reason.
A
Nothing is proved, all is permitted.
N
Let no one underestimate the need of pity. We live in a stony universe whose hard, brilliant forces rage fiercely.
K
Art is the stored honey of the human soul,
gathered on wings of misery and travail.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Readers' Digest," Sep 1994.
R: "Sister Gme," 1900.
A: "The Titan," 1914.
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
   


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