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Rebecca West (1892 - 1983)
Irish critic, journalist, & novelist [more author details]
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Before a war military science seems a real science, like astronomy; but after a war it seems more like astrology.
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It's the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion.
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Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul.
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There was a definite process by which one made people into friends, and it involved talking to them and listening to them for hours at a time.
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I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.
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Rebecca West, 1913
An authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience.
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Rebecca West, The Count and the Castle, 1957

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