When all else fails, philosophize.
We must cultivate, all of us, a certain ignorance, a certain blindness, or society will not be tolerable.
If you do not want to live among wicked people, do not live in London.- Richard of Devizes
To be forced by desire into any unwarrantable belief is a calamity.- I. A. Richards
Poetry...is capable of saving us; it is a perfectly possible means of overcoming chaos.- I. A. Richards
The oldest griefs of summer seem less sad than drone of mowers on suburban lawns and girls...- Edgell Rickword
My soul’s a trampled duelling ground where Sade, the gallant marquis, fences for his lif...- Edgell Rickword
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|Birth:||9th February, 1940|
|Nationality:||Australian, South African|
|Profession:||Novelist, Translator, Writer|
J. M. Coetzee is a South African novelist, essayist, linguist, translator and recipient of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature. He relocated to Australia in 2002 and lives in Adelaide He became an Australian citizen in 2006.
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