Edward Dahlberg quotes

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Perhaps Samuel Johnson was a great man; he was certainly a drumbling one.
There is a strange and mighty race of people called the Americans who are rapidly becoming the coldest in the world because of thi ...
Writing is conscience, scruple, and the farming of our ancestors.
Hardly a book of human worth, be it heaven's own secret, is honestly placed before the reader; it is either shunned, given a Peric ...
Those who write for lucre or fame are grosser Iscariots than the cartel robbers, for they steal the genius of the people, which is ...
Genius, like truth, has a shabby and neglected mien.
The earnings of a poet could be reckoned by a metaphysician rather than a bookkeeper.
Recognise the cunning man not by the corpses he pays homage to but by the living writers he conspires against with the most shamef ...
One cat in a house is a sign of loneliness, two of barrenness, and three of sodomy.
Intellectual sodomy, which comes from the refusal to be simple about plain matters, is as gross and abundant today as sexual perve ...
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