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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
Canada is not really a place where you are encouraged to have large spiritual adventures.

R
Fanaticism is . . . overcompensation for doubt.
A
Nothing is so easy to fake as the inner vision.
N
Comparatively few people know what a million dollars actually is. To the majority it is a gaseous concept, swelling or decreasing as the occasion suggests.
K
Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Enthusiasms of Robertson Davies, 1990
R: The Manticore," Viking 72
A: Saraceni, in What's Bred in the Bone, pt. 4, "What Would Not out of the Flesh?" (1985).
N: What's Bred in the Bone, pt. 6 (1985).
K: "Mehitabel" (published in Toronto Daily Star, 21 Nov. 1959; repr. in The Enthusiasms of Robertson Davies, 1990).
   


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