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Dr. Seuss

"The Cat In The Hat" Dr. Seuss
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Oscar Wilde

"The fact is, the public make use of the classics of a country as a means of checking the progress of Art. They degrade the classics into authorities. They use them as bludgeons for preventing the free expression of Beauty in new forms." Oscar Wilde
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There are books which take rank in your life with parents and lovers and passionate experiences, so medicinal, so stringent, so revolutionary, so authoritative." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"There is but one way left to save a classic: to give up revering him and use him for our own salvation." Jose Gasset
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Henry David Thoreau

"For what are the classics but the noblest thoughts of man? They are the only oracles which are not decayed, and there are such answers to the most modern inquiry in them as Delphi and Dodona never gave. We might as well omit to study Nature because she is old." Henry David Thoreau
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Edith Wharton

"A classic is classic not because it conforms to certain structural rules, or fits certain definitions (of which its author had quite probably never heard). It is classic because of a certain eternal and irrepressible freshness." Edith Wharton
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