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Literature is the human activity that takes the fullest and most precise account of variousness, possibility, complexity, and difficulty.
– Lionel TrillingRate it:
Literature is the orchestration of platitudes.
– ThorntonRate it:
Literature is where I go to explore the highest and lowest places in human society and in the human spirit, where I hope to find not absolute truth but the truth of the tale, of the imagination and of the heart.
– Salman RushdieRate it:
Literature is without proofs. By which it must be understood that it cannot prove, not only what it says, but even that it is worth the trouble of saying it.
– Roland BarthesRate it:
Literature must become party literature. Down with unpartisan litterateurs! Down with the superman of literature! Literature must become a part of the general cause of the proletariat.
– Vladimir LeninRate it:
Literature should not be surpressed merely because it affects the moral code of the censor.
– William Orville DouglasRate it:
Literature that is not the breath of contemporary society, that dares not transmit the pains and fears of that society, that does not warn in time against threatening moral and social dangers -- such literature does not deserve the name of literature; it is only a fa?ade. Such literature loses the confidence of its own people, and its published works are used as wastepaper instead of being read.
– Aleksandr SolzhenitsynRate it:
Literature... is condemned (or privileged) to be forever the most rigorous and, consequently, the most reliable of terms in which man names and transforms himself.
– Paul de ManRate it:
Litigation A form of hell whereby money is transferred from the pockets of the proletariat to that of lawyers.
– Frank McKinney HubbardRate it:
LITTERATURE: le meilleur papier hygiénique du siècle
– Mihail CosmaRate it:
Little by little, one travels far.
– J. R. R. TolkienRate it:
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty.
– George EliotRate it:
Little deeds of kindness, little words of love, help to make earth happy like the heaven above.
– Julia A. Fletcher CarneyRate it:
Little details have special talents in creating big problems!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Little friends may prove great friends.
– AesopRate it:
Little Girl No thanks, I take it black, like my men.
– AirplaneRate it:
Little girls are the nicest things that happen to people. They are born with a little bit of angelshine about them, and though it wears thin sometimes there is always enough left to lasso your heart-even when they are sitting in the mud, or crying temperamental tears, or parading up the street in mother's best clothes.
– Alan Marshall BeckRate it:
Little learning is dangerous.
– Dr. Jose P. RizalRate it:
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortunes; but great minds rise above them.
– Washington IrvingRate it:
Little minds try to solve the matters through violence and darkness; great minds try to solve the matters through love and light!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Little ol' boy in the Panhandle told me the other day you can still make a small fortune in agriculture. Problem is, you got to start with a large one.
– Jim HightowerRate it:
Little opportunities should be improved.
– François FénelonRate it:
Little persons try to be perfect while great ones do not know they are great.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Little said is soonest mended.
– Miguel de CervantesRate it:
Little strokes fell great oaks.
– Benjamin FranklinRate it:

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