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Interesting words

"The serious writer, painter, composer, the research scientist, are likely to lead lives of bourgeois regularity. The passions and conflict reside in their work more than in their actions, and to endure the productive strain they need some degree of form and tranquility in their pattern of existence."
Marya Mannes
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