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Robertson Davies
(1913-1995) born on
Aug 28
Canadian author. He was one of Canada's most accomplished writers; best known for Deptford trilogy.
         
   
F
A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.

R
There are times when I think that the reading that I have done in the past has had no effect except to cloud my mind and make me indecisive.
A
Whether you are really right or wrong doesn't matter; it's the belief that counts.
N
What we call luck is the inner man externalized. We make things happen to us.
K
The dog is a yes-animal. Very popular with people who can't afford a yes man.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Too Much, Too Fast," in Peterborough "Examiner" (Canada), 16 Jun 1962; repr. in "The Enthusiasms of Robertson Davies," 1979.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: Simon Darcourt, in What's Bred in the Bone, pt. 1, "Who Asked the Question?" (1985).
K:
   


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