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Rebecca West
(1892-1983) born on
Dec 25
Irish author, journalist. Her works include "The Meaning of Treason," 1949 and "The Fountain Overflows," 1957.
         
   
F
Most works of art, like most wines, ought to be consumed in the district of their fabrication.

R
Men must be capable of imagining and executing and insisting on social change if they are to reform or even maintain civilization, and capable too of furnishing the rebellion which is sometimes necessary if society is not to perish of immobility.
A
It is the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion.
N
It is queer how it is always one's virtues and not one's vices that precipitate one into disaster.
K
The point is that nobody likes having salt rubbed into their wounds, even if it is the salt of the earth.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Ending in Earnest," "Journey's End Again," 1931.
R: The Meaning of Treason, pt. 4, " Conclusion," 1949.
A: Quoted by A L Rowse "Glimpses of the Great," University Press of America 86
N: There Is No Conversation, ch. 1 (1935).
K: The Salt of the Earth," Ch. 2
   


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