The best Quotations
The ''text'' is merely one of the contexts of a piece of literature, its lexical or verbal one, no more or less important than the sociological, psychological, historical, anthropological or generic. - Leslie Fiedler
To be an american (unlike being english or french or whatever) is precisely to imagine a destiny rather than to inherit one; since we have always been, insofar as we are americans at all, inhabitants of myth rather than history. - Leslie Fiedler
Unless criticism refuses to take itself quite so seriously or at least to permit its readers not to, it will inevitably continue to reflect the finicky canons of the genteel tradition and the depressing pieties of the culture religion of modernism. - Leslie Fiedler
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Quotation Pity is a thing often vowed, seldom felt; hatred is a thing often felt, seldom avowed. - writerQuotation The school system, custodian of print culture, has no place for the rugged individual. It is, indeed, the homogenizing hopper into which we toss our integral tots for processing. - writerQuotation We carry our homes within us which enables us to fly. - writerQuotation To begin, begin. - writerQuotation Every person is a God in embryo. Its only desire is to be born. - writerQuotation Take the attitude of a student, Never be to big to ask questions, Never know to much to learn something new. - writer