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Only the more rugged mortals should attempt to keep up with current literature.
Literature
George Age

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Journalism is literature in a hurry.
Journalism and Journalists
Matthew Arnold

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The great standard of literature as to purity and exactness of style is the Bible.
Literature
Hugh Blair

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Studying literature at Harvard is like learning about women at the Mayo clinic.
Learning
Roy Jr. Blount

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A losing trade, I assure you, sir: literature is a drug.
Literature
George Borrow

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In science read the newest works, in literature read the oldest.
Books - Reading
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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All literature is political.
Literature
LeVar Burton

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All literature is gossip.
Literature
Truman Capote

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The greatest masterpiece in literature is only a dictionary out of order.
Literature
Jean Cocteau

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Critics are those who have failed in literature and art.
Critics and Criticism
Benjamin Disraeli

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Our high respect for a well read person is praise enough for literature.
Books - Reading
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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To provoke dreams of terror in the slumber of prosperity has become the moral duty of literature.
Literature
Ernst Fischer

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

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Books are the money of Literature, but only the counters of Science.
Books - Reading
Thomas H. Huxley

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Literature flourishes best when it is half trade and half an art.
Literature
Dean William R. Inge

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

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Pornography is literature designed to be read with one hand.
Pornography
Angela Lambert

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Literature is a toil and a snare, a curse that bites deep.
Literature
D. H. Lawrence

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Literature is analysis after the event.
Literature
Doris Lessing

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Our American professors like their literature clear and cold and pure and very dead.
Literature
Sinclair Lewis

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No literature is complete until the language it was written in is dead.
Language
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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In literature, as in love, we are astonished at the choice made by other people.
Literature
Andre Maurois

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What is not in the open street is false, derived, that is to say, literature.
Literature
Henry Miller

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Literature, the most seductive, the most deceiving, the most dangerous of professions.
Literature
John Morley

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Literature could be said to be a sort of disciplined technique for arousing certain emotions.
Literature
Iris Murdoch

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun