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William Gilmore Simms
(1806-1870) born on
Apr 17
US novelist. He was generally recongnized as an outstanding Southern novelist.
         
   
F
Tact is one of the first mental virtues, the absence of which is often fatal to the best of talents; it supplies the place of many talents.

R
The proverb answers where the sermon fails, as a well-charged pistol will do more execution than a whole barrel of gunpowder idly exploded in the air.
A
Neither praise or blame is the object of true criticism. Justly to discriminate, firmly to establish, wisely to prescribe, and honestly to award. These are the true aims and duties of criticism.
N
The true law of the race is progress and development. Whenever civilization pauses in the march of conquest, it is overthrown by the barbarian.
K
He who would acquire fame must not show himself afraid of censure. The dread of censure is the death of genius.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The New Webster's Dictionary of Quotations and Famous Phrases," by Donald Bolander, 1987.
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
   


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