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e. e. cummings
(1894-1962) born on
Oct 14
US poet, novelist. He is well known for his eccentric language and typography; wrote "Tulips are Chimneys," 1923 and the autobiographical "The Enormous Room," 1922.
All ignorance toboggans into know
and trudges up to ignorance again.

Knowledge is a polite word for dead but not buried imagination.
To destroy is always the first step in any creation.
I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.
To be nobody-but-myself -- in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else -- means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight, and never stop fighting.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The International Thesaurus of Quotations," by Rhoda Thomas Tripp, 1995.
R: "Jottings," in "Wake," no. 10, 1951.
A: In "Selected Letters," ed. by F. W. Dupree and George Stade.
N: In "Quotable Business," ed. Louis E. Boone, 1992.
K: Letter to a high school editor, 1955; in "Selected Letters," ed. by F. W. Dupree and George Stade.

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