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|no. II 2 A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him. L'Art poetique (1674), pt. |
1 3 No one who cannot limit himself has ever been able to write. L'Art poetique (
1674). pt. 1 4 Often the fear of one evil leads us into a worse. L'Art foetique (1674)
|in order to become its echo I have, in a way, to silence it. I bring to this incessant |
speech the decisiveness, the authority of my own silence. - Blanchot, Maurice No
one who cannot limit himself has ever been able to write. - Boileau, Nicholas He
|Frank Swinnerton (1932). Entry, Oct. 25, 1897. 5 No one who cannot limit himself |
has ever been able to write. NICOLAS BOILEAU-DESPRÉAUX, (1636-1711)
French poet, critic. "L'Art Politique," cto. 1, I. 63 (1674). 6 The aim, if reached or
|Understandably, you may have carried on a passionate love affair with your own |
words, especially those that seemed, ... the 17th-century French author and critic
Nicolas Boileau: "No one who cannot limit himself has ever been able to write.
|WRITERS 1 The writer has a grudge against sociely, which he documents with |
accounts of unsatisfying sex, unrealized ambition, unmitigated ... Not sandbags,
not timbers. ... 14 No one who cannot limit himself has ever been able to write.
|(1636-171. 1). Poet, Critic However big the fool, there is always a bigger fool to |
admire him No one who cannot limit himself has ever been able to write. Paul
Bourget (1852-1935) Novelist One must live the way one thinks or end up
|more it was he himself who was deriving profit and stimulation from “lodging |
these men one after the other in his house. ... First of all, it is questionable
whether anyone has ever written a true autobiography. ... Everybody has some
secrets he cannot bear to divulge; everybody also has some illusions about
himself, which it is almost impossible ... neither is it possible to write one that
contains no truth at all.
|A milestone of political science, these essays are essential reading for students of history, philosophy, and other social sciences. G. D. H. Cole translation.|
|Anticipating what has to come, we say that the right hemisphere is the one for the |
most automatic use of words, and ... The proof that he doe3 not speak internally is
that he cannot express himself in writing. ... I know that cases of loss of speech
have been recorded by eminent physicians, in which ability to write was not lost.
... The speechless man can think, I suppose, because he has in automatic forms
all the words he ever had ; he will bo lame in his thinking, because, not being
|One cannot write about these things without a constant sense of gratitude for the |
fellowship of spirit and community of life that ... No. ground. under. our. feet. One
may ask whether there have ever before in human history been people with so
little ... the future, and who yet, without being dreamers, were able to await the
success of their cause so quietly and confidently. ... But no one who confines
himself to the limits of duty ever goes so far as to venture, on his sole
responsibility, to act in ...