It's an indulgence to sit in a room and discuss your beliefs as if they were a juicy piece of gossip.
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I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions.
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It is a mark of many famous people that they cannot part with their brightest hour.
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Since when do you have to agree with people to defend them from injustice?
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Intellectuals can tell themselves anything, sell themselves any bill of goods, which is why they were so often patsies for the ruling classes in nineteenth-century France and England, or twentieth-century Russia and America.
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You lose your manners when you're poor.
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They're fancy talkers about themselves, writers. If I had to give young writers advice, I would say don't listen to writers talking about writing or themselves.
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If I had to give young writers advice, I would say don't listen to writers talking about writing or themselves.
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Hellman, Lillian

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