Clifton Fadiman Quotes

Clifton Fadiman Quotes: [Books] will visit you at your convenience, whether you are lonesome or not, on rainy days or fair. They propose themselves as either transient acquaintances or permanent friends. They will stay as long as you like, departing or returning as you wish. Their friendship entails no obligation. Best of all, and not always true of our merely human friends, they have Cleopatra's infinite variety.
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Clifton Fadiman Quote: Seriously, I do not know what to say of this book [ Absalom, Absalom!] except that it seem to point to the final blowup of what was once a remarkable, if minor, talent... this is a penny dreadful tricked up in fancy language and given a specious depth by the expert manipulation of a series of eccentric technical tricks. The characters have no magnitude and no meaning because they have no more reality than a mince-pie nightmare.
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Quotes about Clifton Fadiman: I found nothing really wrong with this autobiography except poor choice of subject.
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Quote about Clifton Fadiman: One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.
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