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Stephen Vincent Benét (July 22, 1898 – March 13, 1943) was an American author, poet, short story writer, and novelist. Benét is best known for his book-length narrative poem of the American Civil War, John Brown's Body (1928), for which he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1929, and for two short stories, " The Devil and Daniel Webster " (1936) and " By the Waters of Babylon " (1937). In 2009, The Library of America selected Benét’s story “The King of the Cats” (1929) for inclusion in its two-century retrospective of American Fantastic Tales, edited by Peter Straub .

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Quote Left We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom. Quote Right
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Quote Left Life is not lost by dying life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways. Quote Right
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Quote Left Honesty rare as a man without self-pity, kinders as large and plain as a prairie wind. Quote Right
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Quote Left Honesty is as rare as a man without self-pity. Quote Right
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Quote Left Grant us a common faith that man shall know bread and peacethat he shall know justice and righteousness, freedom and security, an equal opportunity and an equal chance to do his best not only in our own lands, but throughout the world. And in that faith let us march toward the clean world our hands can make. Quote Right
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