Wallace Stevens: Freudian focus

Wallace Stevens

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“If some really acute observer made as much of egotism as Freud has made of sex, people would forget a good deal about sex and find the explanation for everything in egotism. ”

 

 

 

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Anatole France: Vain sounds

English: Anatole France

English: Anatole France (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The finest words in the world are only vain sounds if you cannot understand them. –Anatole France, novelist, essayist, Nobel laureate (1844-1924)

Alexander Osborn: Creativity and praise

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“Creativity is so delicate a flower that praise tends to make it bloom, while discouragement often nips it in the bud. Any of us put out more and better ideas if our efforts are truly appreciated.”
—Alexander Osborn