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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.
         
   
F
Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.

R
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.
A
Our inventions mirror our secret wishes.
N
It's only with great vulgarity that you can achieve real refinement, only out of bawdry that you can get tenderness.
K
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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