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Archibald MacLeish: . American poet writer and the Librarian of Congress; of the Modernist school; won three Pulitzer Prizes

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Quote Left Wildness and silence disappeared from the countryside, sweetness fell from the air, not because anyone wished them to vanish or fall but because throughways had to floor the meadows with cement to carry the automobiles which advancing technology produced.... Tropical beaches turned into high-priced slums where thousand-room hotels elbowed each other for glimpses of once-famous surf not because those who loved the beaches wanted them there but because enormous jets could bring a million tourists every year Quote Right
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Quote Left We are as great as our belief in human liberty -- no greater. And our belief in human liberty is only ours when it is larger than ourselves. Quote Right
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Quote Left It is not in the world of ideas that life is lived. Life is lived for better or worse in life, and to a man in life, his life can be no more absurd than it can be the opposite of absurd, whatever that opposite may be. Quote Right
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Quote Left Nor now the long light on the sea— And here face downward in the sun... Quote Right
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Quote Left Once you permit those who are convinced of their own superior rightness to censor and silence and suppress those who hold contrary opinions, just at that moment the citadel has been surrendered. For the American citadel is a man. Not man in general. Not man in the abstract. Not the majority of men. But man. That man. His worth. His uniqueness. Quote Right
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