Carl Sandburg

Poetry is the synthesis of hyacinths and biscuits.

Carl Sandburg

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Rose Tremain Perhaps, all writers walk such a line. In general - as we all do in our dreams - I believe I put something of myself into all the characters in my novels, male as well as female.
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Thomas Hobbes That a man be willing, when others are so too, as far forth as for peace and defense of himself he shall think it necessary, to lay down this right to all things and be contented with so much liberty against other men, as he would allow other men against himself.
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Epicurus The art of living well and the art of dying well are one.

Carl Sandburg

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