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Edmund Wilson Quotes
Brief author info: Edmund Wilson (1895-1972) American literary and social critic, novelist, playwright, short-story writer and poet.
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They [the English] have a special word, "civil," for what is elsewhere merely ordinary politeness.
The great mistake about Europe is taking the countries seriously and letting them quarrel and drop bombs on one another.
One didn't really believe till one saw it demonstrated that giving oneself up completely to art, to emotion, to enjoyment, without planning for the future or counting the cost, produced dreadful disabilities and bankruptcies later.
I really can't stand any more to pay for a burst of animation when someone comes in for drinks with a depressed and low-keyed next day, in which I have to go around on my hands and knees.
There is nothing more demoralizing than a small but adequate income.
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