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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteThe creative impulses of man are always at war with the possessive impulses

 Van Wyck Brooks quotes (American literary Historian, Critic and Biographer whose Finders and Makers series traces American literary history in rich biographical detail from 1800 to 1915. 1886-1963)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteNothing is so soothing to our self esteem as to find our bad traits in our forebears. It seems to absolve us.

 Van Wyck Brooks quotes (American literary Historian, Critic and Biographer whose Finders and Makers series traces American literary history in rich biographical detail from 1800 to 1915. 1886-1963)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteThere is no stopping the world's tendency to throw off imposed restraints, the religious authority that is based on the ignorance of the many, the political authority that is based on the knowledge of the few

 Van Wyck Brooks quotes (American literary Historian, Critic and Biographer whose Finders and Makers series traces American literary history in rich biographical detail from 1800 to 1915. 1886-1963)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteIt is not that the French are not profound, but they all express themselves so well that we are led to take their geese for swans.

 Van Wyck Brooks quotes (American literary Historian, Critic and Biographer whose Finders and Makers series traces American literary history in rich biographical detail from 1800 to 1915. 1886-1963)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteAs against having beautiful workshops, studios, etc., one writes best in a cellar on a rainy day.

 Van Wyck Brooks quotes (American literary Historian, Critic and Biographer whose Finders and Makers series traces American literary history in rich biographical detail from 1800 to 1915. 1886-1963)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteGenius and virtue are to be more often found clothed in gray than in peacock bright.

 Van Wyck Brooks quotes (American literary Historian, Critic and Biographer whose Finders and Makers series traces American literary history in rich biographical detail from 1800 to 1915. 1886-1963)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteIf men were basically evil, who would bother to improve the world instead of giving it up as a bad job at the outset?

 Van Wyck Brooks quotes (American literary Historian, Critic and Biographer whose Finders and Makers series traces American literary history in rich biographical detail from 1800 to 1915. 1886-1963)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteMagnanimous people have no vanity, they have no jealousy, and they feed on the true and the solid wherever they find it. And, what is more, they find it everywhere.

 Van Wyck Brooks quotes (American literary Historian, Critic and Biographer whose Finders and Makers series traces American literary history in rich biographical detail from 1800 to 1915. 1886-1963)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteNothing is sadder than having worldly standards without worldly means.

 Van Wyck Brooks quotes (American literary Historian, Critic and Biographer whose Finders and Makers series traces American literary history in rich biographical detail from 1800 to 1915. 1886-1963)

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