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Natalie Clifford Barney
(1876-1972) born on
Oct 31
US author. She was hostess of a celebrated Parisian literary salon, 1920s-1930s; wrote risque memoirs.
Youth is not a question of years: one is young or old from birth.

Would that well-thinking people should be replaced by thinking ones.
There are. . . intangible realities which float near us, formless and without words; realities which no one has thought out, and which are excluded for lack of interpreters.
Why grab possessions like thieves, or divide them like socialists when you can ignore them like wise men?
Time engraves our faces with all the tears we have not shed.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Samples from Almost Illegible Notebooks."
R: in "Gods," in "Adam," no. 299 (London), 1962.
A: In "On Writing and Writers," in "Adam," no. 299 (London), 1962.
N: In "My Country 'tis of Thee," in "Adam," no. 299 (London), 1962.
K: Quoted in: George Wickes, The Amazon of Letters, ch. 10 (1976).

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