Facts about Dawn Powell

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Dawn Powell was a famous Writer from USA, who lived between November 28, 1896 and November 14, 1965. He/she became 68 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 9 quotes who is written / told by Dawn.

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Famous quotes by Dawn Powell (9)


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"The human comedy is always tragic, but since its ingredients are always the same - dupe, fox, straight, like burlesque skits - the repetition through the ages is comedy"
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"Satire is people as they are; romanticism, people as they would like to be; realism, people as they seem with their insides left out"
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"A capacity for going overboard is a requisite for a full-grown mind"
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"Joe and Jojo and I had lovely day together. I love Joe so much - more and more"
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"Yet better for one of my nature to have it that way than to have life a peaceful, placid flow of quiet contentment. I must have days of rushing excitement"
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"I think we will have a boy baby and he will be born on the 20th of August. Everyone else has a girl baby and at times I don't believe I should mind having a little Phyllis Dawn but Dearest wants a boy and I do"
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"A novel is like a gland pill - it nips off the cream of my hysterics and gets them running on track in a book where they belong instead of rioting all over my person"
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"The basis of tragedy is man's helplessness against disease, war and death; the basis of comedy is man's helplessness against vanity (the vanity of love, greed, lust, power)"
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"I want so much for my lover. At night when our beds are drawn close together I waken and see his dear yellow head on the pillow - sometimes his arm thrown over on my bed - and I kiss his hand, very softly so that it will not waken him"


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