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    William Shakespeare
    “My liege, and madam, to expostulate
    What majesty should be, what duty is, Why day is day, night night, and time is time,
    Were nothing but to waste night, day and time.
    Therefore, since brevity is the soul of wit,
    And tediousness the limbs and outward flourishes,
    I will be brief.”
    William Shakespeare, Hamlet

  • #2
    William Faulkner
    “How often have I lain beneath rain on a strange roof, thinking of home.”
    William Faulkner

  • #3
    Dante Alighieri
    “Mentre che la speranza ha fior del verde”
    Dante Alighieri, Purgatorio

  • #4
    William Faulkner
    “People to whom sin is just a matter of words, to them salvation is just words too.”
    William Faulkner, As I Lay Dying

  • #5
    Mark Twain
    “Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very;' your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.”
    Mark Twain

  • #6
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    “There is only one way to salvation, and that is to make yourself responsible for all men's sins. As soon as you make yourself responsible in all sincerity for everything and for everyone, you will see at once that this is really so, and that you are in fact to blame for everyone and for all things.”
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov

  • #7
    Iris Murdoch
    “Love is the extremely difficult realization that something other than oneself is real.”
    Iris Murdoch, Existentialists and Mystics Writings on Philosophy and Literature

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