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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
God forbid that any book should be banned. The practice is as indefensible as infanticide.

R
[Writing] has nothing to do with communication between person and person, only with communication between different parts of a person's mind.
A
I write books to find out about things.
N
Before a war military science seems a real science, like astronomy. But after a war it seems more like astrology.
K
Everyone realizes that one can believe little of what people say about each other. But it is not so widely realized that even less can one trust what people say about themselves.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Strange Necessity," 'The Tosh Horse'
R: "The Art of Skepticism" "Vogue," Nov 52
A:
N: In "An Uncommon Scold," by Abby Adams, 1989.
K: In "Sunday Telegraph" (London), 1975.
   


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