Carl Van Vechten - Quotes

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As an inspiration to the author, I do not think the cat can be over-estimated. He suggests so much grace, power, beauty, motion, mysticism. I do not wonder that many writers love cats; I am only surprised that all do not. ---->>>

The cat, it is well to remember, remains the friend of man because it pleases him to do so and not because he must. ---->>>

An ordinary kitten will ask more questions than any five-year-old. ---->>>

There is, indeed, no single quality of the cat that man could not emulate to his advantage. ---->>>

A cat is never vulgar. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: June 17, 1880
Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.
Die: 12-21, 1964
Occupation: Writer

Carl Van Vechten (June 17, 1880 – December 21, 1964) was an American writer and artistic photographer who was a patron of the Harlem Renaissance and the literary executor of Gertrude Stein.(wikipedia)