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Here is a fact: nothing in all civilization has been as productive as ludicrous ambition. Whatever its ills, nothing has created more. Cathedrals, sonatas, encyclopedias: love of God was not behind them, nor love of life. But the love of man to be worshiped by man.
Remembering is the most overrated thing. Forgetting is far superior.
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The urge to write poetry is like having an itch. When the itch becomes annoying enough, you scratch it.
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Tom Rachman is an English/Canadian novelist. His debut novel is The Imperfectionists, published in 2010 by Dial Press, an imprint of Random House. The book has been published in 25 languages.
The Imperfectionists (2010)
The Rise and Fall of Great Powers (2014)
The Italian Teacher (2017)
The Rise & Fall of Great Powers (2014)
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