Clifton Fadiman

1904 - 1999

A Quote by Clifton Fadiman on helpful and quotations

I think we must . . . quote whenever we feel that the allusion is interesting or helpful or amusing.

Clifton Fadiman (1904 - 1999)

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A Quote by Clifton Fadiman on life and men

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For most men life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to get themselves filed.

Clifton Fadiman (1904 - 1999)

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A Quote by Clifton Fadiman on books

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When you reread a classic, you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in you than there was before.

Clifton Fadiman (1904 - 1999)

Source: Any Number Can Play, 1957

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A Quote by Clifton Fadiman on books, generations, and good

There is no reader so parochial as the one who reads none but this morning's books. Books are not rolls, to be devoured only when they are hot and fresh. A good book retains its interior heat and will warm a generation yet unborn.

Clifton Fadiman (1904 - 1999)

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