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'All autobiography is self-indulgent.'

'Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.'

'When one is writing a novel in the first person, one must be that person.'

'Women want love to be a novel, men a short story.'

'Writers should be read, but neither seen nor heard.'

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Now that I know what I want, I don't have to hold on to it quite so much. - Lucien Freud
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James VI of Scotland crowned James I of England. - 1603, Nelson Loses his Arm - 1797, Stephenson demonstrates 1st Steam Engine - 1814, 1st Scout Camp - 1907, Louis Bleriot flies the Channel - 1909, First Test Tube Baby Born - 1978
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