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John Updike: John Hoyer Updike (March 18, 1932 – January 27, 2009) was an American novelist, poet, short story writer, art critic, and literary critic.. American novelist poet short story writer art critic and literary critic

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Quote Left We are most alive when we're in love. Quote Right
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Quote Left The founding fathers in their wisdom decided that children were an unnatural strain on parents. So they provided jails called schools, equipped with tortures called education. School is where you go between when your parents can't take you and industry can't take you. Quote Right
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Quote Left Four years was enough of Harvard. I still had a lot to learn, but had been given the liberating notion that now I could teach myself. Quote Right
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Quote Left What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit. Quote Right
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Quote Left If men do not keep on speaking terms with children, they cease to be men, and become merely machines for eating and earning money. Quote Right
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