(1898 - 1943)
Stephen Vincent Benet
American writer, poet, novelist and writer. Pulitzer prize winner.
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As for what you're calling hard luck - well, we made New England out of it. That and codfish.
Honesty is as rare as a man without self-pity.
He could fiddle all the bugs off a sweet-potato vine.
(Abraham Lincoln's) weathered face was homely as a plowed field.
We do not fight for the real but for shadows we make A flag is a piece of cloth and a word is a sound, But we make them something neither cloth nor a sound Tokens of love and hate, black sorcery stones.
Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by day, in all the thousand small, uncaring ways.
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Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.