Facts about Robert Graves

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Robert Graves was a famous Novelist from Ireland, who lived between July 26, 1895 and December 7, 1985. He/she became 90 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 15 quotes who is written / told by Robert, under the main topic Marriage.

Related authors: Siegfried Sassoon

Famous quotes by Robert Graves (15)


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"What we now call "finance" is, I hold, an intellectual perversion of what began as warm human love"
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"To be a poet is a condition rather than a profession"
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"There's no money in poetry, but then there's no poetry in money, either"
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"The remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he really is very good, in spite of all the people who say he is very good"
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"Prose books are the show dogs I breed and sell to support my cat"
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"One gets to the heart of the matter by a series of experiences in the same pattern, but in different colors"
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"Never use the word 'audience.' The very idea of a public, unless the poet is writing for money, seems wrong to me. Poets don't have an 'audience'. They're talking to a single person all the time"
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"Marriage, like money, is still with us; and, like money, progressively devalued"
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"In love as in sport, the amateur status must be strictly maintained"
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"If there's no money in poetry, neither is there poetry in money"
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"If I were a girl, I'd despair. The supply of good women far exceeds that of the men who deserve them"
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"Genius not only diagnoses the situation but supplies the answers"
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"Anthropologists are a connecting link between poets and scientists; though their field-work among primitive peoples has often made them forget the language of science"
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"A well chosen anthology is a complete dispensary of medicine for the more common mental disorders, and may be used as much for prevention as cure"
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"A remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he is really very good in spite of all the people who say he is very good"


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