Quotation by Edward Dahlberg

We can only write well about our sins because it is too difficult to recall a virtuous act or even whether it was the result of good or evil motives.
Edward Dahlberg (1900–1977), U.S. author, critic. "Moby-Dick: A Hamitic Dream," Alms for Oblivion (1964).
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