Elizabeth Hardwick - Quotes

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The fifties - they seem to have taken place on a sunny afternoon that asked nothing of you except a drifting belief in the moment and its power to satisfy. ---->>>

The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination. ---->>>

I am alone here in New York, no longer a we. ---->>>

Adversity is a great teacher, but this teacher makes us pay dearly for its instruction; and often the profit we derive, is not worth the price we paid.

Adversity is a great teacher, but this teacher makes us pay dearly for its instruction; and often the profit we derive, is not worth the price we paid.

Books give not wisdom where none was before. But where some is, there reading makes it more. ---->>>

The language of the younger generation has the brutality of the city and an assertion of threatening power at hand, not to come. It is military, theatrical, and at its most coherent probably a lasting repudiation of empty courtesy and bureaucratic euphemism. ---->>>

Nature should have been pleased to have made this age miserable, without making it also ridiculous. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 07-27, 1916
Birthplace:
Die: 12-02, 2007
Occupation: Critic
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