Thomas Wolfe Quotes

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"There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves." Thomas Wolfe
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American Journalist    Love    Quote of the Day   

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"So, then, to every man his chance - to every man, regardless of his birth, his shining, golden opportunity - to every man the right to live, to work, to be himself, and to become whatever thing his manhood and his vision can combine to make him - thi" Thomas Wolfe
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Birth   

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"Love is the ultimate expression of the will to live." Thomas Wolfe
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American Journalist    Expression   

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"Loneliness is and always has been the central and inevitable experience of every man." Thomas Wolfe
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American Novelist    Experience   

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"Making the world safe for hypocrisy." Thomas Wolfe
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Army And Navy    Hypocrisy   

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"Sherman made the terrible discovery that men make about their fathers sooner or later...that the man before him was not an aging father but a boy, a boy much like himself, a boy who grew up and had a child of his own and, as best he could, out of a sense of duty and, perhaps love, adopted a role called Being a Father so that his child would have something mythical and infinitely important: a Protector, who would keep a lid on all the chaotic and catastrophic possibilities of life. The Bonfire of the Vanities" Thomas Wolfe
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"All things on earth point home in old October; sailors to sea, travellers to walls and fences, hunters to field and hollow and the long voice of the hounds, the lover to the love he has forsaken" Thomas Wolfe
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"The whole conviction of my life now rests upon the belief that loneliness, far from being a rare and curious phenomenon, peculiar to myself and to a few other solitary men, is the central and inevitable fact of human existence" Thomas Wolfe
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Belief   

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"One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years" Thomas Wolfe
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"America - It is a fabulous country, the only fabulous country; it is the only place where miracles not only happen, but where they happen all the time" Thomas Wolfe
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America   

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"This is the artist, then, life's hungry man, the glutton of eternity, beauty's miser, glory's slave." Thomas Wolfe
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American Journalist   

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"There are some people who have the quality of richness and joy in them and they communicate it to everything they touch. It is first of all a physical quality; then it is a quality of the spirit." Thomas Wolfe
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American Journalist   

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"Culture is the arts elevated to a set of beliefs." Thomas Wolfe
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American Journalist   

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"Death the last voyage, the longest, and the best." Thomas Wolfe
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American Journalist   

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"The modern picture of the artist began to form: The poor, but free spirit, plebeian but aspiring only to be classless, to cut himself forever free from the bonds of the greedy bourgeoisie, to be whatever the fat burghers feared most, to cross the line wherever they drew it, to look at the world in a way they couldn't see, to be high, live low, stay young forever -- in short, to be the bohemian." Thomas Wolfe
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Bohemia   

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"You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity." Thomas Wolfe
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American Novelist   

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"The attitude is we live and let live. This is actually an amazing change in values in a rather short time and it's an example of freedom from religion." Thomas Wolfe
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American Journalist    Religion   

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"The reason a writer writes a book is to forget a book and the reason a reader reads one is to remember it." Thomas Wolfe
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American Journalist   

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"And so to every man his chance, To every man regardless of his birth right, his shining golden opportunity; to every man the right to live, to work and to become whatever his vision and his manhood can combine to make him. This, Seeker, is the promise of America." Thomas Wolfe
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Perseverance   

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"Not even the most powerful organs of the press, including Time, Newsweek, and The New York Times, can discover a new artist or certify his work and make it stick. They can only bring you the scores." Thomas Wolfe
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American Journalist   

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"If a conservative is a liberal who's been mugged, a liberal is a conservative who's been arrested" Thomas Wolfe
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