Since you are like no other being ever created since the beginning of time, you are incomparable.
Everybody is original, if he tells the truth, if he speaks from himself. But it must be from his *true* self and not from the self he thinks he *should* be.
The truths that matter most to us come always half spoken.- Baltasar Gracián
Cunning grows in deceit at seeing itself discovered, and tries to deceive with truth itsel- Baltasar Gracián
The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.- Ernest Hemingway
The first casualty when war comes is truth.- Hiram Johnson
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.- Oscar Wilde
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|Birth:||24th October, 1891|
|Death:||5th March, 1985|
|Profession:||Journalist, Teacher, Writer|
Brenda Ueland was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was an American journalist, editor, freelance writer, and teacher of writing. She is best known for her book If You Want to Write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit. She was a staff writer for Liberty Magazine and the Minneapolis Times, among other publications. She worked for two years as an editor for Crowell Publishing in New York City. Her second book was an autobiography entitled Me: A Memoir, published in 1939. She also taught many local writing classes starting in 1934. In 1946, while covering the treason trials of Vidkun Quisling, she was awarded the Knight of Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olaf by the Norwegian government.
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