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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteThe objection to Puritans is not that they try to make us think as they do, but that they try to make us do as they think

 Henry Louis Mencken quotes (American humorous Journalist and Critic of American life who influenced US fiction through the 1920s, 1880-1956)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteThe great artists of the world are never puritans, and seldom even ordinarily respectable

 Henry Louis Mencken quotes (American humorous Journalist and Critic of American life who influenced US fiction through the 1920s, 1880-1956)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteWhat the Puritans gave the world was not thought, but action

 Wendell Phillips quotes (American Abolitionist and Orator whose eloquence helped fire the antislavery cause during the period leading up to the American Civil War. 1811-1884)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteArt is so wonderfully irrational, exuberantly pointless, but necessary all the same. Pointless and yet necessary, that's hard for a puritan to understand.

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteI am not only wrong, it appears, I am also immoral - the familiar step in Puritan logic

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteThe Puritan through Life's sweet garden goes To pluck the thorn and cast away the rose

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteTo the Puritan all things are impure.

 D.H. Lawrence quotes (British Poet, Novelist and Essayist, 1885-1930)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteSinging the Hundredth Psalm, the grand old Puritan anthem.

 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow quotes (the most popular American Poet in the 19th century, 1807-1882)

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