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. - writer
Quotation 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. - writer
Quotation We carry our homes within us which enables us to fly. - writer
Quotation To begin, begin. - writer
Quotation Every person is a God in embryo. Its only desire is to be born. - writer
Quotation Take the attitude of a student, Never be to big to ask questions, Never know to much to learn something new. - writer