James Branch Cabell - Quotes

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While it is well enough to leave footprints on the sands of time, it is even more important to make sure they point in a commendable direction. ---->>>

Why is the King of Hearts the only one that hasn't a moustache? ---->>>

No lady is ever a gentleman. ---->>>

The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true. ---->>>

There is not any memory with less satisfaction than the memory of some temptation we resisted. ---->>>

Poetry is man's rebellion against being what he is.

Poetry is man's rebellion against being what he is.

People marry for a variety of reasons and with varying results. But to marry for love is to invite inevitable tragedy. ---->>>

Patriotism is the religion of hell. ---->>>

Yet creeds mean very little, Coth answered the dark god, still speaking almost gently. The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: April 14, 1879
Birthplace:
Die: 05-05, 1958
Occupation: Novelist
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James Branch Cabell (; April 14, 1879 – May 5, 1958) was an American author of fantasy fiction and belles lettres. Cabell was well regarded by his contemporaries, including H. L. Mencken, Edmund Wilson, and Sinclair Lewis. His works were considered escapist and fit well in the culture of the 1920s, when they were most popular (wikipedia)