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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteA real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us.

 W. H. Auden quotes (English born American Poet, Dramatist and Editor who achieved early fame in the 1930s as a hero of the left during the Great Depression. 1907-1973)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteA poet can write about a man slaying a dragon, but not about a man pushing a button that releases a bomb

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteMen will pay large sums to whores for telling them they are not bores

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteAll sin tends to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is what is called damnation

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteGeniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do.

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteNo hero is immortal till he dies

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote'In headaches and in worry
Vaguely life leaks away,
And Time will have his fancy
To-morrow or to-day.
 zeretia

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteSob, heavy world Sob as you spin, Mantled in mist Remote from the happy

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteNo good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible.

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