Keith R.A. DeCandido (kradical) wrote,
Keith R.A. DeCandido

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Schott's Miscellany 11 March 2009

The first confirmed case in the Spanish Flu pandemic was observed in Kansas (1918)


Never do a "pot boiler." Let one of your best things go to boil the pot. ---O. Henry

Originality does not mean oddity, but freshness. It means vitality, not novelty. ---Hapgood

Pluck feathers from the wings of your imagination, and stick them in the tail of your judgment. ---Horace Greeley

Quintessence approximates genius. Gather much thought into few words. ---Schopenhauer

Revise. Revise. Revise. ---E.E. Hale

Simplicity has been held a mark of truth: It is also a mark of genius. ---Carlyle

The first principle of composition of whatever sort is that it should be natural and appear to have happened so. ---Frederick Macmonnies

Tomy mind Judas Iscariot was nothing but a low, mean, premature Congressman.
Mark Twain (1835-1910)
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