Quotation by Edward Dahlberg

No people require maxims so much as the American. The reason is obvious: the country is so vast, the people always going somewhere, from Oregon apple valley to boreal New England, that we do not know whether to be temperate orchards or sterile climate.
Edward Dahlberg (1900–1977), U.S. author, critic. "Word-Sick And Place-Crazy," Alms For Oblivion (1964).
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