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Quotation by Edward Dahlberg
What has a writer to be bombastic about? Whatever good a man may write is the consequence of accident, luck, or surprise, and nobody is more surprised than an honest writer when he makes a good phrase or says something truthful.
Edward Dahlberg (1900–1977), U.S. author, critic. "No Love and No Thanks," Alms for Oblivion (1964).
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