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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.
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.

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.
Nothing is proved, all is permitted.
Let no one underestimate the need of pity. We live in a stony universe whose hard, brilliant forces rage fiercely.
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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