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Carl Sandburg

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Comprehensive information about Carl Sandburg including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. An American poet, historian, novelist, balladeer and folklorist.. American poet writer and editor; three Pulitzer Prizes This educational Carl Sandburg resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left To work hard, to live hard, to die hard, and then go to hell after all would be too damn hard. Quote Right
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Quote Left Our lives are like a candle in the wind. Quote Right
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Quote Left Pile the bodies high at Austerlitz and Waterloo. Shovel them under and let me work— I am the grass; I cover all. Quote Right
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Quote Left History is a living horse laughing at a wooden horse. History is a wind blowing where it listeth. History is no sure thing to bet on. History is a box of tricks with a lost key. History is a labyrinth of doors with sliding panels, a book of ciphers with the code in a cave of the Saragossa sea. History says, if it pleases, Excuse me, I beg your pardon, it will never happen again if I can help it. Quote Right
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Quote Left Here is the difference between Dante, Milton, and me. They wrote about hell and never saw the place. I wrote about Chicago after looking the town over for years and years. Quote Right
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