James Branch Cabell Quotes

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Trapped dreams must die.

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Poetry is man's rebellion against being what he is.
— James Branch Cabell

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Poetry is a man's rebellion against being what he is.
— James Branch Cabell
Virtue has always been conceived of as victorious resistance to one's vital desire.

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The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true.
— James Branch Cabell

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The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.

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