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Lawrence Durrell
(1912-1990) born on
Feb 27
Indian-English novelist. His chief work was the four-art novel "Alexandria Quartet," completed in 1960.
Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.

For us artists there waits the joyous compromise through art with all that wounded or defeated us in daily life; in this way, not to evade destiny, as the ordinary people try to do, but to fulfil it in its true potential -- the imagination.
Our inventions mirror our secret wishes.
It's only with great vulgarity that you can achieve real refinement, only out of bawdry that you can get tenderness.
History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Bitter Lemons," Dutton 57, quoted in Washington "Post," 29 May 86
R: Justine, pt. 1 (1957).
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: Interview in Writers at Work (Second Series, ed. by George Plimpton, 1963).
K: The Listener," 1978

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