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Henry Ward Beecher
I WANDERED out this morning under the trees (the good lady had gone to the village, and her daughter too; and I was quite free, and was shirking all work, and having a good time on the grass).
Emily Dickinson
A letter always feels to me like Immortality because it is the mind alone without corporeal friend. Indebted in our talk to attitude and accent, there seems a spectral power in thought that walks alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Poetry is the gay science. The trait and test of the poet is that he builds, adds, and affirms. The critic destroys, the poet says nothing but what helps somebody.
Benjamin Franklin
I would advise you to read with a pen in your hand, and enter in a little book short hints of what you find that is curious, or that may be useful. For this will be the best method of imprinting such particulars in your memory.
Nathanial Hawthorne
My life only is a burden in the same way that it is to every toilsome man, and mine is a healthy weariness, such as needs only a night's sleep to remove it.
O. Henry
The most popular and recent advertising dodge in literature is the Grand Guess Contest Mystery Story. Everybody is invited to guess how the story will end, at any time before the last chapter is published, and incidentally to buy a paper or subscribe.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Sometimes very young persons send communications which they want forwarded to editors. These young persons do not always seem to have right conceptions of these same editors, and of the public, and of themselves.
William Dean Howells
From my own long experience as a magazine editor, I may say that the editor is more doubtful of failure in one who has once done well than of a second success.
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