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Doris Lessing
(1919-2013) born on
Oct 22
English author, playwright. Her works concern people in social and political upheaval;"Children of Violence," 1951-69.
In university they don't tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools.

Small things amuse small minds.
That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way.
In the writing process, the more the story cooks, the better. The brain works for you even when you are at rest. I find dreams particularly useful. . . . You can only learn to be a better writer by actually writing.
What's terrible is to pretend that the second-rate is first-rate, that you don't need love when you do or that you like your work when you know quite well you're capable of better.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Martha Quest," pt. III, ch. 2.
R: "A Woman on a Roof,' in "A Man and Two Women."
A: "The Four-Gated City," 1969.
N: In "The New York Times," 22 Apr 1984.
K: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.

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