Theodore Dreiser Quotes

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Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail.

misery art

I believe in the compelling power of love. I do not understand it. I believe it to be the most fragrant blossom of all this thorny existence.
— Theodore Dreiser

love

If I were personally to define religion, I would say that it is a bandage that man has invented to protect a soul made bloody by circumstances.
— Theodore Dreiser

religion

How true it is that words are but the vague shadows of the volumes we mean. Little audible links, they are, chaining together great inaudible feelings and purposes.

words

If I were personally to define religion, I would say that it is a bandage that man has invented to protect a soul made bloody by circumstance, an envelope to pocket him from the unescapable and unstable illimitable.

religion