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We all need money, but there are degrees of desperation.
If you write fiction you are, in a sense, corrupted. There's a tremendous corruptibility for the fiction writer because you're dea ...
Art is dangerous. It is one of the attractions: when it ceases to be dangerous you don't want it.
The trouble began with Forster. After him it was considered ungentlemanly to write more than five or six novels.
Violence among young people ... is an aspect of their desire to create. They don't know how to use their energy creatively so they ...
All human life is here, but the Holy Ghost seems to be somewhere else.
We are supposed to be the children of Seth; but Seth is too much of an effete nonentity to deserve ancestral regard. No, we are th ...
Do they merit vitriol, even a drop of it? Yes, because they corrupt the young, persuading them that the mature world, which produc ...
Bath twice a day to be really clean, once a day to be passably clean, once a week to avoid being a public menace.
I've always felt that English women had to be approached in a sisterly manner, rather than an erotic manner.
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