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Literature is news that stays news.
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Ezra Pound Quotes

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The duty of literature is to note what counts, and to light up what is suited to the light. If it ceases to choose and to love, it becomes like a woman who gives herself without preference.
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Anatole France Quotes

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The good writing of any age has always been the product of someone's neurosis, and we'd have a mighty dull literature if all the writers that came along were a bunch of happy chuckleheads.
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William Styron Quotes

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I doubt if anything learnt at school is of more value than great literature learnt by heart.
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Richard Livingstone Quotes

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Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree.
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Ezra Pound Quotes

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Journalism is literature in a hurry.
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Matthew Arnold Quotes

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Literature is the question minus the answer.
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Roland Barthes Quotes

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The Bible is literature, not dogma.
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George Santayana Quotes

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The test of real literature is that it will bear repetition. We read over the same pages again and again, and always with fresh delight.
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Samual McChord Crothers Quotes

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What is wonderful about great literature is that it transforms the man who reads it towards the condition of the man who wrote.
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E.M. Forster Quotes

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Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once.
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Cyril Connolly Quotes

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Historians of literature like to regard a century as a series of ten faces, each grimacing in a different way.
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Richard Ellman Quotes

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The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean not to affect your reader, but to affect him precisely as you wish.
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Robert Louis Stephenson Quotes

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Every sport pretends to a literature, but people don't believe it of any other sport but their own.
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Alistair Cooke Quotes

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Libraries are the wardrobes of literature, whence men, properly informed may bring forth something for ornament, much for curiosity, and more for use.
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William Dyer Quotes

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Every man's memory is his private literature.
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Aldous Huxley Quotes

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When once the itch of literature comes over a man, nothing can cure it but the scratching of a pen. But if you have not a pen, I suppose you must scratch any way you can.
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Samuel Lover Quotes

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It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature.
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Henry James Quotes

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The difference between journalism and literature is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not read.
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Oscar Wilde Quotes

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