Belgian Tervuren quotes

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This fat pistache of Belgian grapes exceeds
The total gala of auburn aureoles.
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It takes twenty years or more of peace to make a man; it takes only twenty seconds of war to destroy him.
These little grey cells. It is "up to them."
You must not pity me because my sixtieth year finds me still astonished. To be astonished is one of the surest ways of not growing ...
The writer who loses his self-doubt, who gives way as he grows old to a sudden euphoria, to prolixity, should stop writing immedia ...
Humility has its origin in an awareness of unworthiness, and sometimes too in a dazzled awareness of saintliness.
The writer's language is to some degree the product of his own action; he is both the historian and the agent of his own language.
The bases for historical knowledge are not empirical facts but written texts, even if these texts masquerade in the guise of wars ...
Fashion is like the ashes left behind by the uniquely shaped flames of the fire, the trace alone revealing that a fire actually to ...
The critical method which denies literary modernity would appear--and even, in certain respects, would be--the most modern of crit ...
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