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After an author has been dead for some time, it becomes increasingly difficult for his publishers to get a new book out of him each year.
You might think that after thousands of years of coming up too soon and getting frozen, the crocus family would have had a little sense knocked into it.
A man may take care of a furnace for twenty-five years and still forget to duck his head when he starts going down the cellar stairs.
It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.
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The poet knows himself only on the condition that things resound in him, and that in him, at a single awakening, they and he come forth together out of sleep.
September 15, 1889
November 21, 1945
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